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COMMUNITY
VISITS

20 Oct 2017

Harvesting yams in Yolηu country photo essay

Yam harvest

The upcoming Midawarr | Harvest exhibition explores the plants of Yolngu country in north-east Arnhem Land based on works by artists Mulkun Wirrpanda and John Wolseley.

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COMMUNITY
VISITS

14 Jul 2017

Gab Titui annual art awards

Group photo of men and women in brightly-coloured uniforms

Patricia Williamson, Head of the Museum's Aboriginal and Torres Islander Peoples team, recently visited the Gab Titui Cultural Centre in the Torres Strait.

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STORIES

13 Jun 2017

Nudging and shoving for change

Two men and a woman in a wheel chair, on a stage

The National Museum was honoured to host Professor John Maynard and Aboriginal rights activists Ray Peckham and Joyce Clague and their families for the launch of our new exhibition, A Change is Gonna Come.

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