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Coming events related to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art collection area (view Calendar)

Exhibition talks: Noŋgirrŋa Marawili: from my heart and mind

Two-hour forum featuring discussions with the artist, curator and scholars

Noŋgirrŋa Marawilim Baratjala – lightning and the rock 2018 (detail). Purchased with funds provided by the Aboriginal Collection Benefactors tour to Arnhem Land 2018

Saturday 17 November, 2-4pm

Duration 2 hours
Location: Modern gallery

Focus talks: Noŋgirrŋa Marawili: from my heart and mind

Learn more about one of Australia’s most significant painters

Image: Noŋgirrŋa Marawili Baratjala 2018 (detail), natural pigments and synthetic polymer paint on paper, 61.0 × 41.0 cm, Wendy Barron Bequest Fund 2018, 107.2018

Saturdays 2, 9 February 2019, 2pm

Duration 30 minutes
Location: Modern gallery

Yuṯa Baman’puy Dhäwu: a new old story

A lecture on the expeditions to Ahnem Land

Image: Mundukul, father of the artist Noŋgirriŋa Marawili, at Gaṉdiwuy July 1935. Image from The Mulka Project archives and courtesy of The Thomson Family.

Saturday 16 February 2019, 2pm

Duration 1 hour
Location: Domain Theatre

Aboriginal art guided tour

An introduction to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander collection

Image: Cornelia Tipuamantumirri Winga (Tidal movement, waves) 2012 © Cornelia Tipuamantumirri

Daily 10.30am
Until 21 December 2018
Resumes 4 February 2019

Duration 1 hour
Location: Ticketing and information desk