New exhibitions at the Gallery and Museum

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Two travelling exhibitions, from the National Museum of Australia and Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts, are on display at the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum.

Warakurna: All the stories got into our minds and eyes and Ad Wer: Story of the Stars from Eastern Torres Strait opened last weekend, 26 May 2018, at the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum. 

Warakurna: All the stories got into our minds and eyes

26 May – 4 August 2018

An exhibition of contemporary paintings and sculptures that document a new art movement emerging from the Western Desert community of Warakurna. The works are the creative vision of a group of artists including Eunice Yunurupa Porter, Judith Yinyika Chambers, Jean Inyalanka Burke and Ken Shepherd. Warakurna: All the stories got into our minds and eyes is a travelling exhibition developed and presented by the National Museum of Australia. This project has been assisted by the Australian Government’s Visions of Australia program. 

Ad Wer: Story of the Stars from Eastern Torres Strait

26 May – 4 August 2018

Tommy Pau’s exhibition of linocuts investigates the stories, iconography and methodology of traditional navigation by the stars of the Torres Strait Islands. This exhibition has been supported by the Queensland Government, the Australian Government Visual Arts and Craft Strategy and is being toured by Umbrella Studio Contemporary Arts. 

Make sure you don’t miss these two extraordinary exhibitions on at the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery & Museum until Saturday 4 August 2018.