Manggan - gather, gathers, gathering

09/09/2017 - 05/02/2021

  • Group of 3 Bagu
    Emily Murray, Theresa Beeron, Ninney Murray Group of 3 Bagu
    Various sizes
    Image Credit
    Courtesy of Girringun Aboriginal Art Centre

About the exhibition

Manggan – gather, gathers, gathering is a partnership between Girringun Aboriginal Corporation from Cardwell in far north Queensland and the South Australian Museum. This exhibition features contemporary artworks by 18 artists from the Girringun Aboriginal Art Centre, together with selected cultural objects drawn from the South Australian Museum collection gathered from the Girringun region.

Girringun Aboriginal Corporation has been successful in its application to the Australian Government’s Visions of Australia for a national tour of the exhibition, which will be undertaken by Museums & Galleries Queensland from September 2017 until February 2021. The exhibition will tour to 13 venues in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia.

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A travelling exhibition in partnership between Girringun Aboriginal Art Centre, the South Australian Museum and toured by Museums & Galleries Queensland.


This exhibition is supported by the Visions regional touring program, an Australian Government program aiming to improve access to cultural material for all Australians.