NAIDOC Week 2019 at the NGV



Past program

NGV Australia, Federation Square

Ground Level

Celebrate NAIDOC Week at the NGV with school holiday programming for teens led by artist Josh Muir and a performance for all ages by the Djirri Djirri Dance Group.

Tue 9 Jul, 10.30am–2pm (Past)

Spend your school holidays developing new skills, meeting like-minded peers, and getting to know one of Melbourne’s deadliest artists. Learn how street art has influenced many contemporary Indigenous artists and how to create your own stencils in this workshop for people aged 13-17 years.

Artist and Facilitator Josh Muir is a Melbourne-based artist. He identifies as being of Yorta Yorta, Gunditjmara, Dja Dja Wurrung, Wada Wurrung and Barkindji descent. Josh explores his personal history and cultural heritage through his vibrant art, including his animated work Still here, which was projected onto the façade of NGV International for the 2016 White Night festival.

Cost $20 M / $22 S

Meet Information Desk, Ground Level. Please arrive promptly for 10.30am start.

Eat There will be a 20 minute break for you to enjoy a lunch from home or purchase refreshments from the Gallery café or other cafes in the atrium.

Wear You may wish to wear clothing that is comfortable for art-making and easy to wash.

Wed 10 Jul, 10.30am–2pm (Past)

Spend your school holidays developing new skills, meeting like-minded peers, and getting to know one of Melbourne’s deadliest artists. Learn how street art has influenced many contemporary Indigenous artists and how to create your own stencils in this workshop for people aged 13-17 years.

Artist and Facilitator Josh Muir is a Melbourne-based artist. He identifies as being of Yorta Yorta, Gunditjmara, Dja Dja Wurrung, Wada Wurrung and Barkindji descent. Josh explores his personal history and cultural heritage through his vibrant art, including his animated work Still here, which was projected onto the façade of NGV International for the 2016 White Night festival.

Cost $20 M / $22 S

Meet Information Desk, Ground Level. Please arrive promptly for 10.30am start.

Eat There will be a 20 minute break for you to enjoy a lunch from home or purchase refreshments from the Gallery café or other cafes in the atrium.

Wear You may wish to wear clothing that is comfortable for art-making and easy to wash.

Thu 11 Jul, 10.30am–2pm (Past)

Spend your school holidays developing new skills, meeting like-minded peers, and getting to know one of Melbourne’s deadliest artists. Learn how street art has influenced many contemporary Indigenous artists and how to create your own stencils in this workshop for people aged 13-17 years.

Artist and Facilitator Josh Muir is a Melbourne-based artist. He identifies as being of Yorta Yorta, Gunditjmara, Dja Dja Wurrung, Wada Wurrung and Barkindji descent. Josh explores his personal history and cultural heritage through his vibrant art, including his animated work Still here, which was projected onto the façade of NGV International for the 2016 White Night festival.

Cost $20 M / $22 S

Meet Information Desk, Ground Level. Please arrive promptly for 10.30am start.

Eat There will be a 20 minute break for you to enjoy a lunch from home or purchase refreshments from the Gallery café or other cafes in the atrium.

Wear You may wish to wear clothing that is comfortable for art-making and easy to wash.

Sat 13 Jul, 1–1.15pm (Past)

Djirri Djirri Dance Group perform a contemporary interpretation of their culture informed by traditional dance, ceremony and song inside From Bark to Neon: Indigenous Art From the NGV Collection.

Djirri Djirri Dance Group are a Wurundjeri women and girls dance group. Djirri Djirri means Willy Wagtail in Woiwurrung, the language of the Wurundjeri people, and is a little black dancing bird.

All of their dances have a story about Creation, family and Country and accompanying songs are all in Woiwurrung. Djirri Djirri Dance Group, with members of the Wurundjeri community, formed officially in 2013, after being part of other mixed dance groups.

Cost Free, no booking required

Venue Level 3, NGV Australia

NGV Teens Australia Indigenous From Bark to Neon NGV Australia, Federation Square