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Manggan - gather, gathers, gathering

Manggan – gather, gathers, gathering is a partnership between Girringun Aboriginal Corporation from Cardwell in far north Queensland and the South Australian Museum. This exhibition features contemporary artworks by 19 artists from the Girringun Aboriginal Art Centre, together with selected cultural objects drawn from the South Australian Museum collection gathered from the Girringun region.

Girringun Aboriginal Corporation has been successful in its application to the Australian Government’s Visions of Australia for a national tour of the exhibition, which will be undertaken by M&G QLD from September 2017 until February 2021. The exhibition will tour to thirteen venues in Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia.

Manggan – gather, gathers, gathering is a travelling exhibition in partnership between Girringun Aborginal Art Centre, the South Australian Museum and toured by Museums & Galleries Queensland. This exhibition is supported by the Visions regional touring program, an Australian Government program aiming to improve access to cultural material for all Australians.

Tour Dates 2017

Museum of Tropical Queensland, QLD: 4 September - 27 November 2017

Tour Dates 2018

Cairns Art Gallery, QLD: 2 March - 15 April 2018

Gympie Regional Gallery, QLD: 23 May - 14 July 2018

Artisan, QLD: 21 August - 22 October 2018

Caloundra Regional Gallery, QLD: 12 December - 3 February 2019

Tour Dates 2019

Grafton Regional Gallery, NSW: 11 February - March 2019

Griffith Regional Art Gallery, NSW: 26 April - 2 June 2019

Burrinja Cultural Centre, VIC

Bunjilaka, Melbourne Museum, VIC

Tour Dates 2020

Port Pirie Regional Art Gallery, SA: 7 February - 15 March 2020

Nautilus Art Centre, Port Lincoln, SA: 23 March - 9 May 2020

Lake Macquarie City Art Gallery, NSW: 16 October - 29 November 2020

Caboolture Regional Gallery, QLD: 18 December - 5 February 2021

 

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