SWFW weaving collaboration @ Manning Regional Art Gallery


Exhibition dates: 23 October to December 1st 

Official opening:  Saturday 26 October, 2019 6pm FREE entry

Curator Talk - 27 October 2pm

Aboriginal Art Award & Contemporary Cultural Objects

The Saltwater Freshwater Aboriginal Art Award & Contemporary Cultural Objects 2019 is a touring exhibition showcasing Aboriginal artists living in the Saltwater Freshwater region.

This exhibition is a celebration of Aboriginal art and culture from the Worimi, Biripi, Dhanggatti and Gumbaynggirr nations of the Mid North Coast. PLUS an accompanying public program of events including storytelling, weaving, language and for the first time featuring four short films from the Saltwater Freshwater project ‘Yarning Through Culture Film’, funded by the Indigenous Languages and the Arts program.

Guest Curator and art award judge: Amanda Hayman

Curator Talk Sunday | 27 October, 2pm

Join this year’s Saltwater Freshwater Art Award curator, Amanda Hayman as she provides insight into the Art Award.

Weaving collaboration – Every Saturday in November | 10:30 to 3pm

Each Saturday in November the gallery will run a series of casual drop in opportunities to collaborate on a concept driven weaving work that will travel with the exhibition to the Saltwater Freshwater nations to then become part of the Saltwater Freshwater Collection.

Be a part of a growing artwork!

Yarning Culture with our Elders | 16 November, 11am*

Join Aboriginal Biripi and Worimi Elders in this interactive and engaging session, yarning about culture, community, family and stories of the past.

Learn Our Lingo | 16 November, 1pm*

Explore the Gathang language through an informative and intimate journey facilitated by local Aboriginal language speakers.

*Refreshments provided. Bookings required.

Touring to these venues in 2019 and 2020:

24 MAY 2019 TO 7 JULY 2019 | Glasshouse Regional Gallery, Port Macquarie

19 JULY 2019 TO 14 SEPTEMBER 2019 | Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery, Coffs Harbour

23 OCTOBER 2019 TO 1 DECEMBER 2019 | Manning Regional Art Gallery, Taree

14 DECEMBER 2019 TO 9 FEBRUARY 2020 | Wadjar Regional Indigenous Gallery, Corindi Beach


  • Saturday, 02 November 2019 | 10:30 AM - 03:00 PM
  • Saturday, 09 November 2019 | 10:30 AM - 03:00 PM
  • Saturday, 16 November 2019 | 10:30 AM - 03:00 PM
  • Saturday, 23 November 2019 | 10:30 AM - 03:00 PM
  • Saturday, 30 November 2019 | 10:30 AM - 03:00 PM


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