Evolution: Torres Strait Masks

Exhibition and Shows

17 Aug 2022 to 21 Aug 2022 Daily Event

Experience special insight into the role of masks in Torres Strait Islander culture and the rituals that brought these amazing masks to life in this incredible travelling exhibition.

Evolution: Torres Strait Masks showcases the rich history of mask making in the Torres Strait Islands (Zenadh Kes), located between Queensland’s Cape York Peninsula and Papua New Guinea.

This fascinating exhibition features 12 striking masks, objects and other related cultural materials that will teach you about the evolution of the mask in Torres Strait Islander culture, the many cultural protocols inherent in creating a mask, and the performances and rituals that brought the masks to life.

Free exhibition. Museum entry fees apply

Event Dates

Daily Event

17 Aug 2022 to 21 Aug 2022

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Fremantle Village, Fremantle, Western Australia

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Be. Fremantle Serviced Apartments, Western Australia

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30 Arundel Accommodation, Fremantle, Western Australia

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