NAIDOC 2022 'Shell Work' workshop

NAIDOC 2022 'Shell Work' workshop

Past Event

Tue 5 Jul9:30am - 11:30am

Thu 7 Jul9am - 11:30am

Manning Regional Art Gallery
12 Macquarie St
Taree NSW 2430

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Come along and learn the beautiful art of shell work with Aunty Brenda Baxter and Toni Baxter. Shell work has always been a part of Aboriginal women’s culture, with shells having many uses including for adornment and for the crafting of ingenious items such as fishing hooks.

In this workshop you will decorate a small box with shell work. Bring along any special shells you may want to use, or a small object you would like to decorate.

Limited to 10 people, booking required.

Manning Regional Art Gallery open hours:

Open Tuesday to Saturday - 10am to 5pm

Closed Sunday (until further notice)

Closed Monday