Saltwater Freshwater Arts is a celebration of Aboriginal arts and culture from the Mid North Coast of NSW.

Saltwater Freshwater Arts 2019: Aboriginal Art Award and Contemporary Cultural Objects

The Saltwater Freshwater Aboriginal Art Award & Contemporary Cultural Objects 2019 is a touring exhibition showcasing Aboriginal artists living in the Saltwater Freshwater region. This exhibition is a celebration of Aboriginal art and culture of the Mid North Coast.

Cultural Immersion Weekend, 29 & 30 June. Free. Bookings required for Saturday events. 

Immerse yourself in Aboriginal culture, with a weekend full of language, storytelling, exhibiting artists in residence, floor talks, meet the curator and much more…

Saturday 30 June in the Ross Family Studio

Yarning Culture with our Elders, 11am* 

Join Aboriginal Dunghutti and Biripi Elders in this interactive and engaging session, yarning about culture, community, family and stories of the past. Book now..

Learn Our Lingo, 12.30pm*

Explore the Gathang and Dunghutti languages through an informative and intimate journey facilitated by local linguists. Book now..

Curator Talk, 2pm* 

Join this year’s Saltwater Freshwater Art Award curator, Amanda Hayman as she provides insight into the Art Award. Book now..

“Art is a powerful vehicle that can evoke emotion, empathy and social connectiveness and this initiative has the ability to strengthen relationships within the region” Amanda Hayman.

*Refreshments provided.