GOOLOGOOLUP | NAIDOC WEEK CELEBRATION

8 JULY, 10am - 5pm

Celebrate the diversity of Aboriginal culture through the universal languages of art, food and storytelling with a curated program of activities and cultural sharing including Welcome to Country, demonstrations and performances, kids workshops and Noongar Radio live broadcast from WA’s major cultural hub.

Goologoolup is a Noongar place name for the area between Perth Train Station and the Perth Cultural Centre meaning “The place children go where the red clay and the Waakul came down”.

Deepen your experience with three significant exhibitions on Indigenous history, advocacy and activism:
When the Sky Fell: Legacies of the 1967 Referendum – PICA
Right Wrongs – State Library of WA
Everyone has a history – Part One: Plain Speak – Art Gallery of WA.

  • Presented by
    PICA in partnership with Aboriginal Art Centre Hub WA

    Highlights:
    10.30am – 11am

    Welcome to Country performed by Walter McGuire and Gya Ngoop Dancers

    11am – 12pm
    Bush Tucker demonstration with Bindi Bindi Dreaming

    12 noon – 3pm
    Live radio broadcast from Noongar Radio

    1.30pm – 4pm
    Woven Fun Forms workshops with When the Sky Fell artist Sharyn Egan at PICA.
    Drop in and make a fun sculpted woven object using straw and/or raffia together with parts of the Balga (Grass) tree with Nyoongar painter, sculptor and weaver Sharyn Egan

  • Date & Times

    Saturday 8 July
    10am – 5pm

  • Location

    Perth Cultural Centre

  • Cost

    FREE event