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NAIDOC WEEK 2014

6-13 July 2014

Regional Arts NSW will join in celebrations across the state during NAIDOC week, while the work of a number of Aboriginal artists is being featured in city and country exhibitions.

Murray Arts

Unity Exhibition Corowa Art Space

Unity is an exhibition of artworks by local Aboriginal Artists.  It celebrates a diverse and unique mix of artists, across a range of artforms from around the border and North East region. The Unity Exhibition at Corowa Art Space coincides with Naidoc week. Exhibition opening: 10am Wednesday 9 July 2014. Join us for a morning with local Aboriginal artists, musicians, storytellers and dancers. Image: Turtle Tracks by Darren Moffitt. Details here

South East Arts

July kicks off with busy celebrations of NAIDOC week around the South East, including the Price’s Cafe exhibition developed by South East Arts exhibiting at Belconnen Arts Centre

Outback Arts

Exhibition: ‘Tough but happy times’ – highlighting the history of Walgett Aboriginal Campgrounds, Euragai Goondi Centre (cnr Duff and Arthur St, Walgett)

Featuring a collection of panels with photographs, aerial maps and oral recordings documenting the history of the Walgett Aboriginal campgrounds. General opening hours Monday to Wednesday 10am-1pm. To make group bookings contact 68 203 777 Read more 

Arts Upper Hunter

As part of NAIDOC week activities  the winning entry from the 2013 award, January 26, Day of Mourning, by Karla Dickens is featured with the 34 finalists in a ‘spectacular showcase of Aboriginal art, culture and creativity’ at Muswellbrook Gallery until 3 August. Read more

Hereby Make Protest at Carriageworks 17 June to 18 July 2014

Dickens has also joined Nicole Foreshow and Murri man, Jacob Nash to create new works evoking the fighting spirit of Aboriginal political activists who, in 1938, rallied from across the country to an all-Aboriginal Conference in Australia Hall in Elizabeth Street, Sydney to declare of National Day of Mourning. This exhibition brings together artworks, important archives and found objects to tell the story of an important time in Australian history. Read more