Local Aboriginal artists’ exhibition Brush without fame

02/07/2019

Hurstville Museum & Gallery invites you to attend the official opening of our Brush without fame exhibition, a collection of contemporary and traditional Aboriginal art and craft, on Saturday 6 July 2019.

The exhibition, which is part of Georges River Council’s NAIDOC Week program, will showcase works from established and emerging local Aboriginal artists from Kurranulla Aboriginal Corporation including Tom Avery, Deanna Schreiber, Annette Webb, Nathan Frank, Caitlin Trindall, and Shantelle Matthews.

The show will include colourful artwork depicting a diverse range of subject matter, such as animals and storytelling.

Kurranulla Aboriginal Corporation is a not-for-profit organisation that strives to develop closer ties between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people and promote Aboriginal culture.

This drop-in centre for the local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Community living in the Sutherland Shire and St George areas has been running for over 20 years.

Brush without fame will be on display at Hurstville Museum & Gallery from 6 July to 28 July 2019.

In conjunction with this exhibition, Hurstville Museum & Gallery will be holding a school holiday workshop.

Exhibition opening – Brush without fame
Saturday 6 July, 2019
Time: 2.00pm
Cost: Free
Location: Hurstville Museum & Gallery, 14 MacMahon Street, Hurstville.

Speak-up, paste-up (holiday workshop)
12 July 2019, 1.00pm-4.00pm
Age: 14 years and over
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Cost: Free
Bookings are essential. Visit www.georgesriver.nsw.gov.au/HMG to book online.

Join Wiradjuri street artist Merindah Funnell from Kurranulla Aboriginal Corporation for a 3-hour workshop on how to ‘paste-up’ – a style of street poster art – exploring the theme of NAIDOC week, Voice. Treaty. Truth. Let’s work together.

After you’ve created your work, paste it up at Hurstville Museum & Gallery!