Led by Aboriginal artists and curators, this pre-recorded online professional development workshop provides educators with suggestions on incorporating First Nation artists into the classroom in a meaningful and culturally appropriate way. Featuring artists from Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Centre, participants learn about the way relationships between people, culture and country can be conveyed through works of art, including painting and printmaking.

Included in the session:

  • Recorded floor talk by Nici Cumpston, Curator of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and Tarnanthi Artistic Director on the work of Dhambit Mununggurr, senior artist at Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Centre. (pre-event learning)
  • Behind the scenes tour of Buku-Larrnggay Mulka Centre including conversations artists.
  • Strategy based and hands-on workshop led by AGSA Education Coordinator, Kylie Neagle and Tarnanthi Education Officer, Sally Lawrey.

You will need

  • Acrylic paint and brushes. If you do not have access to paint, you can use oil or chalk pastels or crayons or coloured pencils
  • Scissors and glue
  • Lead pencil
  • Recycled object to paint/draw on (cardboard, tissue or cereal box or fabric/item of clothing etc)
  • A few sheets of coloured paper (Different shades of the same colour - your favourite colour!)
  • Access to Spotify. Enjoy tunes to make to, selected by young artists from the Yirrkala Print Studio in Arnhem Land. (Optional)