Moreton Bay has a long history of rich cultural experiences and practice. Covering the Countries of the Jinibara, Kabi Kabi and Turrbal people there is a strong commitment to sharing culture and stories across the region.
Come along to listen and learn more about First Nations culture in these storytelling sessions by Traditional Custodians of Turrbal, Kabi Kabi and Jinibara Countries.
Stay a little longer - each session will be followed by a short guided tour of current exhibition IDEN-DEFY and light refreshments showcasing native ingredients.
Saturday 15 May | 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Jinibara storytelling session with artist and traditional custodian of Jinibara Country, Jason Murphy. This session will be followed by a printmaking workshop led by Jason.
Saturday 22 May | 1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Kabi Kabi storytelling session with Nathan Morgan of the Gubbi Gubbi Dancers.
Saturday 29 May | 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Turrbal storytelling session with song-woman, law-woman and elder of the Turrbal people, Maroochy Barambah.
These activities are free but do require bookings.
Pine Rivers Art Gallery has implemented Covid-19 safe measures to ensure the safety of artists, facilitators and patrons.
If you are feeling unwell on the day, please do not attend this event.
This event is part of the Connecting Stories initiative. Connecting Stories has been developed by Creative Arts Alliance, as part of the Regional Arts Services Network (RASN), funded by Arts Queensland, and delivered in partnership Blaklash Creative and the SEQN Galleries Network - Gympie Regional Gallery, Noosa Regional Gallery, USC Art Gallery, Caloundra Regional Gallery, Moreton Bay Regional Galleries, The Condensery - Somerset Regional Gallery and Redland Art Gallery.
For more info on Connecting Stories go to https://www.connectingstories....
This event has received funding support through the Regional Arts Development Fund, a partnership between the Queensland Government and Moreton Bay Regional Council to support local arts and culture in regional Queensland.
Image credit: Keisha Leon, Connecting Stories, 2020 (detail).
Pine Rivers Art Gallery, 130-134 Gympie Road, Strathpine QLD 4500, AustraliaWebsite