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.

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

Sunday 30 June in the Glasshouse Regional Gallery. Bookings not required. 

Artist in Residence,  10am - 2pm

Come and yarn with some of the 2019 Saltwater Freshwater Aboriginal Art Award finalists. An informal opportunity to get insight into the processes and story’s behind the work.

Curator Tour, 11am & 2pm

Join this year’s Saltwater Freshwater Art Prize curator, Amanda Hayman on a tour of the exhibition as she gives insight into the exhibitions themes and stories.

Weaving in the Gallery, 10am - 2pm

An interactive and collaborative drop-in experience of weaving, yarning and making.

Film Screening: Yarning Through Culture Film, 10am - 4pm

Enjoy these short films from four of our Saltwater Freshwater communities which feature young people engaging with their Elders and sharing stories through film. This film project was funded by ILA. Ross Family Studio.