Aus­tralian Bark Art at the Na­tional Mu­seum

Global Times – Metro Beijing - - STRATEGIST -

Bark paint­ing is an art form that was cre­ated by Aus­tralian Abo­rig­ines and has re­li­gious and nat­u­ral themes that ex­press their un­der­stand­ing of the world and record their his­tory and legends. The paint­ings re­flect the faith, life­style and cus­toms of the Abo­rig­ines, have dis­tinct char­ac­ter­is­tics of Aus­tralia’s tra­di­tional art and are an en­cy­clo­pe­dia that records the spir­i­tual world and cul­tural tra­di­tions of the Aus­tralian Abo­rig­ines. When: Un­til Septem­ber 2, 8:30 am-4:30 pm Where: The Na­tional Mu­seum of China, east of Tianan­men Square, Dongcheng dis­trict Cost: 50 yuan, 30 yuan (stu­dents with ID) Con­tact: 6512-8910

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