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NAIDOC Week with Boomalli

03 July 2022
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10 July 2022
During Strathfield Council Library & Innovation Hub Opening Hours
Strathfield Council Library & Innovation Hub

NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC is celebrated not only in Indigenous communities, but by Australians from all walks of life.

The theme for NAIDOC 2022 is Get up! Stand up! Show Up! The Ironbark Gallery does this by partnering with one of this state’s most recognised and respected Aboriginal Art organisations, Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative.

Showcasing works from Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative, this exhibition includes works by founding Boomalli members, established and emerging Aboriginal artists. Celebrating the rich culture and artistic diversity of some of this state’s leading Aboriginal artists.

Exhibition details – 

When: 3 – 10 July 2022 (open during Strathfield Library and Innovation Hub opening hours)

Where: Strathfield Library and Innovation Hub – 65 Rochester Street Homebush, NSW 2140

OFFICIAL OPENING EVENT:

Wednesday 6 July, 4pm

Guest Speaker: Jeffrey Samuels, founding member of Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative
Smoking Ceremony & performance by Walangari Karntawarra and Diramu Aboriginal Dance and Didgeridoo

Bookings are required for the opening event: exhibitions@strathfield.nsw.gov.au

Image: Jasmine Coe Earth honeybee hive 2022 digital print

 

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