What's on: Garrigarrang: Sea Country

Experience the deep connections between Indigenous Australians and the coast through cultural artefacts, stories and ceremonial performances about the sea

Dwayne Bannon-Harrison preparing for a smoking ceremony

Dwayne Bannon-Harrison preparing for a smoking ceremony
Photographer: James Horan © James Horan

Want FREE general admission all year round?

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

This new exhibition reveals the diverse spiritual beliefs, values and complex knowledge systems that continue across Australia today.

Garrigarrang features 300 treasures from the Australian Museum’s Indigenous collections including fishing spears, canoes, sculptures and jewellery.

Hear from Aboriginal people about canoe making in NSW, explore creation stories and whale ceremonies from the NSW South Coast and see ceremonial costumes and dance masks from the Torres Strait which accompany stories about spirituality and culture.

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