Saltwater Sunday – NAIDOC Week celebration

Celebrate NAIDOC Week 2019 at the museum with a range of cultural activities on Saltwater Sunday, July 7th

Special NAIDOC Week Event

NAIDOC Week runs between 7 - 14 July.

Celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC is celebrated not only in Indigenous communities, but by Australians from all walks of life. The week is a great opportunity to participate in a range of activities and to support your local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community. 

Join us at the museum on July 7 for Saltwater Sunday - a day of creative cultural activities for all ages as we celebrate NAIDOC Week at the museum. Enjoy a range of lively performances, artmaking activities, face painting, and storytelling. 

Waterside Studio: 
Kids on Deck: 10am – 4pm
Face Painting: 10.30am – 3.30pm
NAIDOC inspired badge-making station

Cabinet of Curiosity: Saltwater stories 11am – 12pm, 2pm – 3pm
Ripples of Time Tours: 1.00pm (leaving from museum foyer) + every day through NAIDOC Week

Performance Platform
Storytelling with Elsie Amamoo: 12.00pm, 2.00pm, 3.00pm  

Lighthouse Gallery Forecourt:
Fred's Bush tucker demonstration and tastings: 12pm, 1pm, 2.30pm  

Display Pontoon: 
John Louis & Tribal Warrior

Entry to the day is free with any paid admission, no bookings required.

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Au Karem Ira Lamar Lu – Ghost Nets of the Ocean
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Bamal Badu