Wed 9 Dec, 6pm
The President of the Council of Trustees, Janet Whiting AM and the Director of the National Gallery of Victoria, Tony Ellwood AM, present the virtual opening of
TIWI celebrates the unique art and culture of the Tiwi people of Melville and Bathurst Islands and explores the dynamic trajectory of Tiwi art across time and across media, from 1911 to now. TIWI showcases 70 artists, comprising of 153 works rigorously selected from the NGV collection, supplemented by 130 loans of rare historical objects and contemporary works drawn from Australian public and private collections.
Please join us Wednesday 9 December at 6pm, as Judith Ryan AM, Senior Curator of Indigenous Art takes you behind the scenes of the TIWI exhibition, the largest ever exhibition of Tiwi art.
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