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Exhibition | The Heartbeats of a Shell Necklace: First Nations Adornment

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From:Friday 14 June 2024
To:Sunday 20 August 2023
Time:12:00am -  Friday 14 June 2024
Location:Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery, 531 Ruthven Street, Toowoomba, QLD 4350 Australia

FREE ADMISSION | GALLERY OPEN: Wednesday to Sunday 10.30am – 3.30pm | Closed Monday, Tuesday & Public Holidays

A celebration of First Nations adornment and wearable art, where cultural expression from time immemorial meets and merges with present practice. Contemporary Indigenous artworks from Toowoomba City Collection are displayed with colonialist images of ancestral body designs and ornaments from the Lionel Lindsay Gallery and Library Collection.

Join us on Thursday 20 July @ 5.30pm for a Twilight Tour of the exhibition.

Free event | All welcome | Call 131 872 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to book your place.

Exhibition on display 27 May – 20 August

Image: Christian THOMPSON / Untitled #2 2010 / from the King Billy series / C-type print on fuji lustre paper / edition 2/10 / 100 x 100cm / Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery – Toowoomba City Collection 1872 / © courtesy the Artist and Michael Reid Sydney + Berlin

Toowoomba Regional Art Gallery
531 Ruthven Street
Entry charges - AdultFree
Entry charges - ChildFree
Entry charges - ConcessionFree
Entry charges - FamilyFree
Entry charges - GroupFree
Entry charges - StudentFree
Contact phone 07 4688 6652
Booking information
Contact organisationToowoomba Regional Art Gallery
Is food and drink available?No
Are toilets available?Yes
Is there disabled access?Yes
Facility opening hours: Sunday: 10.30am – 3.30pm | Monday: Closed | Tuesday: Closed | Wednesday: 10.30am – 3.30pm | Thursday: 10.30am – 3.30pm | Friday: 10.30am – 3.30pm | Saturday: 10.30am – 3.30pm


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