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Exhibition of historic bark-paintings at the National Maritime Museum in Sydney. GAPU-MONUK SALTWATER : JOURNEY TO SEA COUNTRY. Gapu-Monuk Saltwater: Journey to Sea Country tells the powerful story of the Yolŋu people of North-East Arnhem Land, their fight for recognition of Indigenous sea rights and the Blue Mud Bay legal case. Discover how historic bark paintings were used to to win Indigenous sea rights. THE SALTWATER COLLECTION. The exhibition centres around 40 Yirrkala bark paintings from the Saltwater Collection, created by…Find out more »
National Library of Australia, Canberra IN COOK'S WAKE TAPA TREASURES FROM THE PACIFIC When 23 August 2018 to 3 February 2019,10.00am-5.00pm Where National Library of Australia, Canberra Treasures Gallery, Ground floor free No booking required Before the world knew cloth there was tapa, or barkcloth, which worked its way into the heart of human interactions throughout the Pacific. Made from the inner bark of trees, it was used for clothing and furnishings, to wrap babies and the deceased, as wicks in oil…Find out more »
Collections and Artists, Then and Now. |Coinciding with new displays of Oceanic and Indigenous Australian art, this two-day forum will focus on how collections of art from the region have been formed and re-defined.
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SAN FRANCISCO TRIBAL & TEXTILE ART SHOW 2019 The San Francisco Tribal & Textile Art Show enters its 33rd year in 2019. We are proud that it is the premiere show of its kind in the United States. We welcome over 70 dealers and feature exciting exhibits presented by top galleries each year. Works range from the finest textiles and rugs from North Africa, Asia, North America, and India through remarkable stone and wood carvings from Indonesia, Africa, and Oceania. Works also…Find out more »
PAA XIII International Symposium MARCH 25-28, 2019, Brisbane, Australia Save the date : PAA XIII International Symposium, March 25-28, 2019, Brisbane, Australia The Pacific Art Association is happy to announce the Queensland Museum in Brisbane will be the next host of PAA's XIII International Symposium, 2019. The dates of the conference are confirmed for Monday-Thursday 25-28 March, 2019. We hope to follow the conference with a weekend of events on the cultural precinct taking advantage of the 9th Asia Pacific Triennial at…Find out more »