Old Masters: Australia’s Great Bark Artists is on show at the National Museum of Australia in Canberra from 6 December 2013 to 20 July 2014.
Showcases the work of Australia's old masters: Aboriginal painters from Arnhem Land who carried one of the oldest continuing traditions of art into the modern era.
Includes 122 works from the National Museum’s bark painting collection, the largest in the world.
Celebrates the genius and art of 40 master bark painters including Narritjin Maymuru, Yirawala, Mawalan Marika and their contemporaries.
Cost: $15 adult, $10 concession, $8 child, $30 family, Friends half-price. Tickets available at the door or online through Eventbrite
Large print guide
Available from the ticketing desk.
Image: Yirawala, Totemic Crocodile, 1965, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs Art collection, National Museum of Australia. © the artist or the artist’s estate, licensed by Aboriginal Artists Agency 2013. This image must not be reproduced in any form without permission.