David Rathman to Promote SA Museum

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 23.10.20

A great leader and advocate for South Australia’s Aboriginal communities has been appointed as ambassador for the Aboriginal Art and Cultures Centre (AACC), now in development for the Lot Fourteen global innovation precinct in Adelaide. South Australian Premier, Steven Marshall says the appointment of David Rathman, AM, to the role is a significant step in the centre’s development and will strengthen the participation of Aboriginal communities in its planning and implementation. “The AACC will position South Australia as the gateway to the oldest living cultures in the world by offering extraordinary immersive experiences, combining traditional storytelling with modern technology to create a global tourism attraction,” Premier Marshall said. “David Rathman will be an outstanding advocate for the AACC, drawing on his knowledge of Aboriginal cultures and his experience working with and for Aboriginal communities across culture and history, education, health and community welfare.” Mr Rathman is a member of the South Australian Museum board and chair of its Aboriginal Advisory Committee, a board member of the Aboriginal Legal Rights Movement, and co-chair of the SA Water Reconciliation Committee, among other roles. He has had a long career in representing Aboriginal people and was made a Member of the Order of Australia in 2000 in recognition of his services to Aboriginal affairs. Mr Rathman was born and raised in Port Augusta and is a proud Eastern Aranda descendant with family connections to the Kokatha, Arabunna and other Aboriginal nations in South Australia. He says he is excited to help bring the timeless stories of Indigenous cultures to the world at the AACC. “We will help people to gain an appreciation of Aboriginal connection to Country, and their own connection, in terms of a cultural and spiritual journey over 60,000 years. When people walk into our centre, the Aboriginal experience will walk» Read More

 

Ambassador Appointed for SA Culture Centre

Ambassador Appointed for SA Culture Centre

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 23.10.20

David Rathman AM has been appointed as ambassador for the Aboriginal Art and Cultures Centre (AACC) in South Australia. Rathman's LinkedIn profile reads: "Commercial broadcasting was part of my life journey and doing voice overs for documentaries in recent years....» Read More

 

SE Aboriginal Arts Market at Carriageworks

SE Aboriginal Arts Market at Carriageworks

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 19.10.20

Carriageworks, Australia’s largest contemporary multi-arts centre, today announced it will present its fourth annual edition of the SOUTHEAST Aboriginal Arts Market over four days from (5pm AEDT) 26 through to 29 November 2020. The event is being curated by the...» Read More

 

The Ebes Collection

The Ebes Collection

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 13.10.20

Back in May 2013, I wrote enthusiastically about the opening of Melbourne's 'Emily Museum', celebrating, of course, the career of the woman its owner, Hank Ebes called “Australia's greatest artist”. As he continued at the time, “There is no influence...» Read More

 

Sun Shines on the Wiradjuri Festival

Sun Shines on the Wiradjuri Festival

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 12.10.20

Refreshed after almost a week in the NSW country, I am excited about the Wiradjuri cultural revival that's going on in the Western Riverina. For the Yarruawala Festival taking place in Griffith, Narrandera, Leeton and Darlington Point displayed a seriousness...» Read More

 

First Nations Poets in a Dedicated FB Event

First Nations Poets in a Dedicated FB Event

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 08.10.20

Adelaide Festival Centre is celebrating contemporary First Nations poetry with OUR WORDS: Spoken word from First Nations artists – an online initiative running from today until November 26. OUR WORDS is a collection of eight original poems performed on camera...» Read More

 

Hunter Valley Indigenous Cultural Hub and Museum Set to Go

Hunter Valley Indigenous Cultural Hub and Museum Set to Go

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 06.10.20

Hunter Valley tourism and hotel entrepreneur, Dr Jerry Schwartz, will provide land in Cessnock for the construction of a cultural hub and museum celebrating the heritage of the local Wonnarua Indigenous community. The development is being facilitated by a $6.3...» Read More

 

New Art Gallery to Open in Granville

New Art Gallery to Open in Granville

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 06.10.20

The newest gallery for Sydney is the Granville Centre Art Gallery which announced today it will open to the public on November 5 with its inaugural exhibition titled Ngaliya Diyam, meaning We are here. Darug are here, Aboriginal peoples are...» Read More

 

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David Rathman to Promote SA Museum

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 23.10.20

A great leader and advocate for South Australia’s Aboriginal communities has been appointed as ambassador for the Aboriginal Art and Cultures Centre (AACC), now in development for the Lot Fourteen global innovation precinct in Adelaide. South Australian Premier, Steven Marshall...» Read More

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Ambassador Appointed for SA Culture Centre

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 23.10.20

David Rathman AM has been appointed as ambassador for the Aboriginal Art and Cultures Centre (AACC) in South Australia. Rathman's LinkedIn profile reads: "Commercial broadcasting was part of my life journey and doing voice overs for documentaries in recent years....» Read More

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The Ebes Collection

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 13.10.20

Back in May 2013, I wrote enthusiastically about the opening of Melbourne's 'Emily Museum', celebrating, of course, the career of the woman its owner, Hank Ebes called “Australia's greatest artist”. As he continued at the time, “There is no influence...» Read More

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Repatriated Art at Auction

Posted by Jeremy Eccles | 15.07.20

Coincidentally, two substantial foreign collections of Aboriginal art have been returned home in COVID-time to be sold at auction. Tonight, online, Deutscher & Hackett offer the Peter and Renate Nahum Collection from London. And on 22 July in Sydney, Bonhams...» Read More

 

Upcoming Exhibitions

The Ebes Collection

13.10.20 The Ebes Collection
326 Oxford Street Paddington NSW 2026 Australia
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Sun Shines on the Wiradjuri Festival

12.10.20 Sun Shines on the Wiradjuri Festival
Griffith Regional Gallery
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