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Monday Open Days Galleries & Public Art in Newman

Galleries in Newman


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Martumili Artists

Martumili Artists was established by Martu people living in the communities of Parnpajinya (Newman), Jigalong, Parnngurr, Punmu, Kunawarritji, Irrungadji and Warralong.

  • Open Days/times:Mon - Fri -10am to 4pm | Sat: 10am - 2pm
  • Galleries:Aboriginal,Art Gallery

Details

  • Open Days:Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday,Saturday

Description

The gallery draws on strong influences of aboriginal art history. The artists and their families are the traditional custodians of vast stretches of the Great Sandy, Little Sandy and Gibson Deserts as well as the Karlamilyi (Rudall River) area. 

Martumili Artists Gallery

Martumili Artists was established by Martu people living in the communities of Parnpajinya (Newman), Jigalong, Parnngurr, Punmu, Kunawarritji, Irrungadji and Warralong to showcase their art.

  • Open Days/times:Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm
  • Galleries:Painting,Aboriginal,Art Gallery

Details

  • Open Days:Monday,Tuesday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday

Description

The artists and their families are the traditional custodians of vast stretches of the Great Sandy, Little Sandy and Gibson Deserts as well as the Karlamilyi (Rudall River) area.  Most Martu people maintain an entirely independent, nomadic desert lifestyle until the 1950s and 1960s when they walked into settlements in response to a long and severe drought.  Today, Martu people live in their own communities and regularly visit regional centres such as Newman and Port Hedland.

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