First Nations artists have a new home in Bourke

Bourke First Nations visual artists are flourishing with the opening of a new gallery supported by Muda Aboriginal Corporation.

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Training in Mukurtu for ACHAA

Members of the Aboriginal Culture, Heritage & Arts Association are at the half way point in a series of online training workshops in Mukurtu (MOOK-oo-too) the open source Content Management System built with First Nations communities in mind.

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Cleverman at Yarrawarra Aboriginal Cultural Centre, interview with Alison Williams

Summer blockbusters are a staple of major institutions and even some regional centres. So why shouldn’t Aboriginal Cultural Centres get in on the act too? Steve Miller asked Wadjar Creative Director Alison Williams of Yarrawarra Aboriginal Cultural Centre what happened when she decided to stage Cleverman, based on the popular ABC-TV series.

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Engaging with the void

In conjunction with UTS Gallery and Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, M&G NSW is currently touring Void to eight locations across the country that will engage with the philosophy of the void explored by curator Emily McDaniel and the artists in this show by creating spaces for conversation and opportunities for education.

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Gather – a new space for Aboriginal communities to connect with their cultural heritage

In an Australian first, the State Library of NSW has launched a digital space for Aboriginal communities to connect with their histories and cultures which are held in the collections at the Library.

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Regional Stakeholder Forum 2019 – Online

Video documentation of the 2019 Regional Stakeholder Forum.

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Void exhibition tour launches in Bathurst

The national tour of Void, curated by Emily McDaniel, began at Bathurst Regional Art Gallery with an Education Symposium and an evening event.

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Reviving the river system through ceremony

An ambitious project to reinvigorate Aboriginal ceremony and bring attention to the state of the Darling River, recently led to a series of corroborees across the north west of the state.

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ACHAA Delegates Gather in Armidale for 2019 Conference

On 12-13 September, Aboriginal cultural venue managers, staff and board members gathered in Armidale for the annual NSW Aboriginal Culture, Heritage & Arts Association (ACHAA) regional conference.

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First Nations’ right of reply to the 250th Anniversary of Cook

The Australian Museum is providing a platform for our First Nations communities to respond to Cook and the events of 1770.

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2018 National Indigenous Fire Workshop

The 2018 National Indigenous Fire Workshop is a celebration of cultural fire knowledge and practice. For the past nine...

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MAAS – Reconcilliation Action Plan

Steve Miller, M&G NSW’s Aboriginal Programs Manager sat down with Dolla Merrillees, Director, Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS)...

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ACHAA exhibition hits the road

The Aboriginal Culture, Heritage & Arts Association exhibition From our place: an exhibition from NSW Aboriginal cultural centres starts...

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Indigenous artists shine in Nganampa Kililpil: Our Stars

The Traditional Owners of the APY Lands welcome you to experience a tiny bit of our world. This exhibition is...

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Lighting spotfires under a palace of colonial power

Could a fire in the heart of Sydney have been so combustible that fragments of hot iron landed in...

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2015 IMAGinE Awards Profile: Bathurst Possum Skin Cloak Healing Workshop

Nominations for the IMAGinE awards are now open so to help you get thinking about which projects and programs to...

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Black White & Restive

Cross-cultural initiatives in Australian contemporary art Engagement between Aboriginal and non-Indigenous artists has had a long and sometimes controversial history, BLACK WHITE...

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At Home: Mervyn Bishop

Mervyn Bishop is foremost a storyteller. Spurred on by a local Brewarrina amateur photographer and his mother’s passion for photography,...

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An electronic ‘dilly bag’

I am on the road in the next week to Dubbo, Armidale and Bathurst carrying not much more than an...

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Technology assists Aboriginal cultural revival

Accessible technology is greatly assisting the Aboriginal cultural revival across NSW. For generations now, communities have not only mourned...

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