Tarnanthi poses many valuable learning opportunities for all ages. In 2017 we are offering an expanded range of resources and events for students, educators, parents and carers who want to learn more about contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and culture.

Browse our education tools and resources for more information on contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and culture.

Trudy Inkamala, Western Arrernte/Luritja people, Northern Territory, born 1940, Hamilton Downs Station, Northern Territory, Roxanne Petrick, Eastern Arrernte/Alyawarr people, Northern Territory, born 1986, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Dulcie Raggett, Luritja people, Northern Territory, born 1970, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Marlene Rubuntja, Western Arrernte/Arrernte people, Northern Territory, born 1961, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Rosabella Ryder, Arrernte people, Northern Territory, born 1975, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Dulcie Sharpe, Luritja/Arrernte people, Northern Territory, born 1957, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Rhonda Sharpe, Luritja people, Northern Territory, born 1977, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Roxanne Sharpe, Luritja people, Northern Territory, born 1985, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Valerie Stafford, Anmatyerre people, Northern Territory, born 1963, Coniston Station, Northern Territory, Every face has a story, every story has a face: Kulila!, 2016, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, mixed media, dyed blankets, polyester wadding, embroidery thread, twigs, 228.0 x 120.0 x 100.0 cm (overall); Acquisition through Tarnanthi: Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art supported by BHP 2017 , Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, © Yarrenyty Arltere Artists.

Kulila!

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Ghost Nets from the Ocean

Erub Arts Education Resource

Reko Rennie, Kamilaroi/Gamilaraay/Gummaroi people, New South Wales, born 1974, Melbourne, OA_RR, 2016-17, Walgett, New South Wales and Melbourne, 4K three channel digital video, PAL, stereo sound, 7 min, 47 seconds; Acquisition through Tarnanthi: Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art supported by BHP 2017, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Courtesy the artist and blackartprojects, Melbourne, photo: Justin McManus.

Reko Rennie

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Alec Baker, Eric Kumanara Barney, Freda Brady, Moses Brady, Michael Bruno, Angela Burton, Cisco Burton, Kunmanara (Hector) Burton, Noel Burton, Pepai Jangala Carroll, Taylor Wanyima Cooper, Margaret Ngilan Dodd, Sammy Dodd, Jimmy Donegan, Maureen Douglas, Kunmanara (Ronnie) Douglas, Stanley Douglas, Arnie Frank, Witjiti George, Kunmanara (Gordon) Ingkatji, Adrian Intjalki, Rupert Jack, Willy Kaika Burton, Nyurpaya Kaika Burton, Naomi Kantjuriny, Brenton Ken, Freddy Ken, Ray Ken, Iluwanti Ungkutjutu Ken, Graham Kulyuru, Willy Muntjantji Martin, Errol Morris, Kevin Morris, Mark Morris, Peter Mungkuri, Vincent Namatjira, Tiger Palpatja, Mary Katatjuku Pan, David Pearson, Jimmy Pompey, Aaron Riley, Adrian Riley, William Tjapaltjarri Sandy, Priscilla Singer, Keith Stevens, Lydon Stevens, Bernard Tjalkuri, Lyndon Tjangala, Mr Wangin, Ginger Wikilyiri, Mick Wikilyiri, Mumu Mike Williams, Anwar Young , Carol Young, Frank Young , Kamurin Young, Marcus Young, Roma Young, Yaritji Young, Kulata Tjuta, 2017, Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands, South Australia, wood, spinifex resin, kangaroo tendon; Courtesy the artists and Ernabella Arts, Iwantja Arts, Kaltjiti Arts, Mimili Maku Arts, Ninuku Arts, Tjala Arts, Tjungu Palya, APY Art Centre Collective, installation view: TARNANTHI: Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art, 2017, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, photo: Saul Steed

The Kulata Tjuta Project

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Freda Brady, Pitjantjatjara people, South Australia, born 1961, Amata Community, South Australia, Kunmanara Wawiriya Burton, Pitjantjatjara people, South Australia, born 1925, Pipalyatjara, South Australia, died 2021, Amata, Aṉangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands, South Australia, Angkaliya Eadie Curtis, Pitjantjatjara people, South Australia, born 1928, Miti, South Australia, Tjangili Tjapukula George, Pitjantjatjara people, South Australia, born 1950, Pukatja (Ernabella), South Australia, Sandra Goodwin, Yankunytjatjara people, South Australia, born 1969, near Mimili, South Australia, Beryl Jimmy, Pitjantjatjara people, South Australia, born 1970, Pukatja (Ernabella), South Australia, Nyurpaya Kaika Burton, Pitjantjatjara people, South Australia, born 1949, Mount Connor, South Australia, Iluwanti Ken, Pitjantjatjara people, South Australia, born c.1944, Watarru, South Australia, Sylvia Ken, Pitjantjatjara people, South Australia, born 1965, Amata, South Australia, Tjungkara Ken, Pitjantjatjara people, South Australia, born 1969, Amata Community, South Australia, Manyitjanu Lennon, Pitjantjatjara people, South Australia, born 1940, outbush north of Watarru, South Australia, Betty Muffler, Pitjantjatjara people, South Australia, born 1944, near Watarru, South Australia, Matjangka Nyukana Norris, Pitjantjatjara people, South Australia, born 1956, Victory Downs Station, Northern Territory, Mary Katatjuku Pan, Pitjantjatjara people, South Australia, born c.1944, Rocket Bore, South Australia, Betty Kuntiwa Pumani, Pitjantjatjara/Yankunytjatjara people, South Australia, born 1963, near Perentie Bore, South Australia, Antjala Tjayangka Robin, Pitjantjatjara people, South Australia, born 1941, Apu Ininti, South Australia, Alison Munti Riley, Pitjantjatjara people, South Australia, born 1966, Pukatja (Ernabella), South Australia, Kunmanara Stanley, Pitjantjatjara/Yankunytjatjara people, South Australia, born 1938, Wingellina, Western Australia, died 2020, Pukatja (Ernabella), South Australia, Carlene Thompson, Pitjantjatjara/Yankunytjatjara people, South Australia, born 1950, Pukatja (Ernabella), South Australia, Maringka Tunkin, Pitjantjatjara people, South Australia, born 1959, Mulga Park, Northern Territory, Puna Yanima, Yankunyjatjara people, South Australia, born 1950, De Rose Hill Station, South Australia, Yaritji Young, Pitjantjatjara people, South Australia, born c.1956, out bush near the creek Pukatja (Ernabella), South Australia, Jeanne Wallatina, Yankunytjatjara people, South Australia, born 1976, Indulkana, South Australia, Judy Wallatina, Yankunytjatjara people, South Australia, born 1981, Indulkana, South Australia, Kungkarangkalpa – Seven sisters, 2016, Fregon, South Australia, synthetic polymer paint on linen, 300.0 x 500.0 cm; Acquisition through Tarnanthi: Festival of Contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art supported by BHP 2017, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Courtesy the artists and Ernabella Arts, Iwantja Arts, Kaltjiti Arts, Mimili Maku Arts, Tjala Arts, APY Art Centre Collective/Copyright Agency.

Kungkarangkalpa – Seven Sisters

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art in the Classroom

The AGSA Learning and Education programs are supported by the government of South Australia through the Department of Education and Child Development.