Reinvigorating the MECA collection

Reinvigorating the MECA collection

Reinvigorating the MECA Collection is a collaboration between Milingimbi Art and Culture, CDU Art Collection and Art Gallery, CDU’s Yolngu Studies and Bula’bula Arts.  It brings together a stunning selection of 64 works from the Milingimbi Education and Cultural...
The MECA Collection conservation project

The MECA Collection conservation project

First published by Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material 18 December 2018Author – Carolyn McLennan, Freelance Conservator, supporting people caring for collections in regional and remote areas of the Northern Territory. The past two...
Yurrwi in Europe – Basel, Genéva, Freiburg and Paris

Yurrwi in Europe – Basel, Genéva, Freiburg and Paris

  In early September 2018 Milingimbi artists Helen Ganalmirriwuy and Ruth Nalmakarra will travel to Europe at the invitation of the Museum der Kulturen, Basel. In Europe the artists will work with museum staff, exhibit their artwork and deliver public workshops...

The story of the River Song 1960 – 1975 by Bentley James

Dr Bently James article about the Milingimbi fishing and crabbing industry draws attention to the intersection between the fishing industry and prolific art production. Sustained economic growth during this period came through the coupling of cultural practice with...

Taking memories back – AGNSW

To highlight the unique collection held at the Art Gallery of New South Wales work from Milingimbi was shown in a major exhibition called Art from Milingimbi -Taking Memories Back during December 2016 – January 2017. The collection featured 62 exquisite bark...