Entwined: string games across cultures


Have you ever played string games? Well, you might have Honor Maude to thank. The University of Adelaide is excited to present Honor Maude’s research collection in Entwined: string games across cultures.

Upcoming gallery talk - 5 March 2024

Delve deeper, into the research behind the Entwined: string games across cultures exhibition, with Dr Robyn McKenzie. This talk will explore threads from the collection of world-renowned string expert Honor Maude, cared for by the University Library.

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This exhibition explores threads, old and new, near and far, to celebrate the enduring importance of string games in our world. From the Pacific Islands to Asia and the Americas, come find out how string ties us all together.

When: 3 November 2023 - 28 March 2024

Where: Ira Raymond Room, Level 3 Barr Smith Library, North Terrace campus, University of Adelaide, Kaurna Yerta

This exhibition is FREE to enjoy! Discover the texture, colourful history, and bright present of an enduring tradition.

Download the Entwined exhibition brochure, which contains visitor information and exhibition highlights.