What's on: Bayala Nura: Yarning Country

Celebrate the myriad cultures of Indigenous Australia

Bayala Nura: Yarning Country

Bayala Nura: Yarning Country
Photographer: Roy Weiland  © Australian Museum

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Event Type:
Everyday event
09.30 AM to 05.00 PM
First Australians galleries, Level G
Free after admission

New to our refurbished First Australians galleries is Bayala Nura: Yarning Country, a permanent exhibition celebrating the diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.

The exhibition features hundreds of objects from the Museum’s collections – many on public display for the first time.

Shields, spears and weavings complement a large bark canoe created using traditional techniques especially for the Museum’s collection.

The striking array of designs and technologies on display connects cultures to Country, sparking new conversations – the 'yarning' in the title – about embracing cultural diversity in contemporary Australia.

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