My Desert Homeland

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  • Location: Honey Ant Gallery, Yandina, Not Assigned 0000 Queensland


On show is a rich collection of paintings by various Indigenous artists from the Western Desert such as the Balgo, Kintore, Mt Liebig and Warburton regions. The exhibition demonstrates the diversity of Indigenous art practice as well as some of the stylistic and cultural affinities in works from particular regions.

My Desert Homeland
5 - 13 July 10.00am - 4.00pm

related events - free

Wednesday 9 11.00am - Rae Walker. A discussion with questions and answers based on the art and culture of the Western Desert.

Honey Ant Gallery
11 Stevens Street, Yandina
Phone: 07 5455 4334

Downloadable: Full 'The Noosa Longweekend' Festival Programme

Event Name: The Noosa Longweekend
Dates (2008): 4-13 July 2008
Location: various venues and locations throughout the Noosa Shire
Telephone: 07 5474 9941
Fax: 07 5474 9940

Combine arts and culture with sun and sand at The Noosa Longweekend in one of the world's most enviable destinations.  The Noosa Longweekend is an annual 10-day festival of theatre, dance, music, visual arts, food, film, literature and thought-provoking, barrier-breaking forums, that has become recognised as one of Australia's foremost regional cultural events.  The Noosa Longweekend offers a unique cultural experience that engages audiences with a quality artistic program, world-class cuisine, and the stunning natural environment unique to Noosa.   Established in 2002 by prominent Australian playwright David Williamson, his wife Kristin and former Berlin Philharmonic violinist Brett Dean, the festival continues to attract some of Australia's and the world's best artists, performers, writers, film-makers, musicians, environmentalists and commentators.  

The 2008 program includes Amanda Muggleton, Max Gillies, Opera Australia, Circa, Geraldine Doogue, Barrie Cassidy, Maggie Beer, John Buchanan, Kaz Cooke, Hugh Mackay, Monsieur Camembert, The Idea of North, Sara Storer.  Plus an extensive free community program including lots of school holiday activities for kids, teens and families.

Noosa's unique geography and village-style atmosphere provide the inspiring backdrop for this festival that offers visitors beautiful beaches and national parks, fabulous food and culture - nourishment for the body, mind and soul.   A celebration that embraces diversity, The Noosa Longweekend presents a broad program of ticketed, low-cost and free events that entertains, enlivens and inspires its many different audiences.


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Honey Ant Gallery, Yandina, Not Assigned

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