To mark the eight days when the Endeavour was anchored at Kamay (29 April – 6 May 1770), we're partnering with the Gujaga Foundation on a series of lectures sharing Dharawal perspectives on this sig...
The National Gallery is relocating The Aboriginal Memorial to the heart of the Gallery on Level 1.
The relocation of The Aboriginal Memorial has been planned in close consultation with the Ramingining community and the Commissioning Curator of the work, Djon Mundine. The new presentation will return the work to its original rectangular format as per the artists’ intent.
Conceived by Djon Mundine OAM (Bandjalung people), with 43 artists from Ramingining and surrounding communities in Central Arnhem Land, The Aboriginal Memorial commemorates all First Nations people who, since 1788, have lost their lives defending their land.
The Aboriginal Memorial in Gallery 9 opens 1 June 2022.
Ramingining artists, Djon Mundine, Bandjalung people, The Aboriginal Memorial (detail), 1987–88, purchased with the assistance of funds from National Gallery admission charges and commissioned in 1987. ... See MoreSee Less
This is the second time the spears have returned to Australia but the first time they have returned to County. The spears returned to Australia in March 2019 for the Cook & first Australians show in Canberra at NMA and then travelled to the CCWM earlier this year. The gujaga foundation also lent 3 contemporary spears by senior elder Rod Mason to the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Cambridge, who care for the historic Gweagal spears on behalf of Trinity College, Cambridge maa.cam.ac.uk/whats_on/exhibitions
Inspired by her niece, Dorothy Napangardi, Mitjili Napanangka Gibson began painting on canvas in 2006. They shared many Dreaming stories, in particular those associated with Mina Mina, a sacred site for the Napanangka and Napangardi skin groups on Warlpiri land.
MITJILI NAPANANGKA GIBSON TWO GIRLS AT MURRUWA - 2006 76.5 X 76 CM ACRYLIC ON BELGIAN LINEN $6,500 or $650/month with @artmoney_global ... See MoreSee Less