november, 2019

16nov11:00 am2:00 pmYarning Culture with our Elders - Manning Regional Art Gallery11:00 am - 2:00 pm Manning Regional Art GalleryEvent Type:Art and MusicLocation:Taree / Wingham

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The Saltwater Freshwater Aboriginal Art Award & Contemporary Cultural Objects 2019 is a touring exhibition showcasing Aboriginal artists living in the Saltwater Freshwater region.

This exhibition is a celebration of Aboriginal art and culture from the Worimi, Biripi, Dhanggatti and Gumbaynggirr nations of the Mid North Coast. PLUS an accompanying public program of events including storytelling, weaving, language and for the first time featuring four short films from the Saltwater Freshwater project ‘Yarning Through Culture Film’, funded by the Indigenous Languages and the Arts program.

Guest Curator and art award judge: Amanda Hayman

Printing Collaboration | Every Friday in November | 10:30 to 3pm

Each Friday in November the gallery will run a series of casual drop in opportunities to collaborate on a concept driven linoprint work.

Come in to the gallery print studio to create and print a lino plate and add to the story wall.

Weaving collaboration – Every Saturday in November | 10:30 to 3pm

Each Saturday in November the gallery will run a series of casual drop in opportunities to collaborate on a concept driven weaving work that will travel with the exhibition to the Saltwater Freshwater nations to then become part of the Saltwater Freshwater Collection.

Be a part of a growing artwork!

Yarning Culture with our Elders | 16 November, 11am*

Join Aboriginal Biripi and Worimi Elders in this interactive and engaging session, yarning about culture, community, family and stories of the past.

Learn Our Lingo | 16 November, 1pm*

Explore the Gathang language through an informative and intimate journey facilitated by local Aboriginal language speakers.

*Refreshments provided. Bookings required.

Manning Regional Art Gallery
12 Macquarie Street, Taree (opp. Service NSW office)
Phone: 02 6592 5455
Email: art.gallery@midcoast.nsw.gov.au
Website: mrag.midcoast.nsw.gov.au

Opening Hours:
Wednesday to Saturday – 10am to 4pm
Sunday – 1pm to 4pm
The Gallery is closed to the public on Mondays and Tuesdays, and all public holidays.

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Time

(Saturday) 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Location

Manning Regional Art Gallery

12 Macquarie St

Saltwater Freshwater Art Award
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