September, 2010

Rare Dance Showcases Indigenous Art Festival in Australia

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 02.10.10

A rare performance by renowned Aboriginal dancers marked the start of one of Australia's most important festivals of indigenous art. The unique dance of the Gurrir Gurrir people depicts events associated with a devastating tropical cyclone in 1974. The catastrophic...» Read More

New National Gallery Wing Devoted to Australian Indigenous Art

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 02.10.10

The National Gallery of Australia has opened its new wing devoted to one of the largest collections of Australian Aboriginal and Islander art. The new building in Parkes Place, Canberra, also created a new and more prominent entrance into the...» Read More

National Gallery enters new era

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 02.10.10

The National Gallery of Australia in Canberra is spreading its wings, placing Indigenous art at the front and centre of its collection. It has undergone its biggest facelift since opening in 1982, with a new entrance and foyer, 11 new...» Read More

MoB provides ANKAAA members shared resources

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 30.09.10

Our theme for the Matrix on Board Late September Newsletter seems to be that organisations are stronger when we work together and stay connected. That idea is the core philosophy behind the missions of many of our clients. One MoB...» Read More

Curator unveils a triple treat

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 30.09.10

Hetti Perkins has put her heart and soul into an exhibition, television series and book about indigenous art, writes Steve Meacham. Like her famous father, the elegantly trouser-suited Hetti Perkins bites her nails and loves soccer. Unlike her famous father...» Read More

Helping local Aboriginal artists find their feet

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 29.09.10

Cowra resident Ted Budd has been appointed as the new Central West Aboriginal Arts Development Officer (CWAADO) for Arts OutWest, a role that will see him help develop the commercial opportunities of local Aboriginal artists. Mr Budd, of Wiradjuri heritage,...» Read More

Aboriginal Art Workshop – 4 October – Respect Organics Gallery

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 27.09.10

Join us at Respect Organics Gallery in Shaftesbury, Dorset, for a talk with local artist Tony Duncan titled ‘Australian Aboriginal Art’ followed by a practical workshop. Details: Monday 4th October 7.00 pm Cost £6.00 to cover all art materials and...» Read More

Victorian art gallery boosts Indigenous art

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 27.09.10

The National Gallery of Victoria has bolstered its collection of Indigenous artworks with three new paintings for its Aboriginal section. A Texas Downs Station picture by Rover Thomas and two Alec Mingelmanganu Wanjina paintings purchased by the gallery in 2008...» Read More

Peggy Guggenheim: A Collection in Venice Opening Night

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 27.09.10

Friday 8 October 7.30-10.30pm Tickets $25 per person Join the official opening celebrations to enjoy an evening of exceptional art and delicious bites, with fine wine, beer and soft drinks available from the cash bar. Limited numbers available, please book...» Read More

Whats on in DC?

Posted by Aboriginal Art Directory | 26.09.10

>> If you've ever wanted to learn about art from Down Under (insert gratuitous "shrimp on the barbie" joke here), head on over to the Touchstone Gallery Thursday for a lecture on Australian Aboriginal art. Given by Solenne Ducos-Lamotte, the...» Read More