Desert River Sea: Portraits of the Kimberley the Exhibition Experience

Exhibition and Shows

9 Feb 2019 to 27 May 2019

This large-scale exhibition is the celebration of the culmination of the six-year “Desert River Sea: Kimberley Art Then and Now” visual arts research project led by the Art Gallery of WA with support from Rio Tinto Communities.

Over 150 works from the Kimberley will feature in this exhibition including works developed by six major art centres and three independent artists in the final year of the project.

The exhibition will give a rare experience of the land, artists and art of the Kimberley.

Art Centres/Artists involved in the exhibition
• Warlayirti Artists (Balgo)
• Darrell & Garry Sibosado (Lombadina)
• Daniel Walbidi (Bidyadanga)
• Kira Kiro Art Centre (Kalumburu)
• Warmun Art Centre (Warmun)
• Waringarri Aboriginal Arts (Kununurra)
• Mowanjum Aboriginal Art & Culture Centre (Mowanjum)
• Mangkaja Arts Resource Agency (Fitzroy Crossing)


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Free Entry

Event Times

9 Feb 2019 to 27 May 2019

Once Only Event


Art Gallery of Western Australia

Perth Cultural Centre, Perth, 6000

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