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Australian National Maritime Museum

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2 Murray Street
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
www.anmm.gov.au/gapu-monuk

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June 2018

Gapu-Monuk : Exhibition of Historic Bark Paintings

June 14, 2018 @ 9:30 am - February 1, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Australian National Maritime Museum, 2 Murray Street
Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia
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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…

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