Indige­nous Mel­bourne

Melbourne Official Visitor Guide - - Arts & Culture -

Ex­pe­ri­ence Mel­bourne’s rich Indige­nous his­tory, cul­ture and art at one of many lo­ca­tions across the city.

01 Bun­ji­laka

Mel­bourne Mu­seum’s First Peo­ples ex­hi­bi­tion (above) at the Bun­ji­laka Abo­rig­i­nal Cul­tural Cen­tre fo­cuses on the story of Abo­rig­i­nal Vic­to­ria from the time of cre­ation to to­day.

mu­se­umsvic­to­ /first-peo­ples

02 Koorie Her­itage Trust

The Koorie Her­itage Trust is the old­est com­mu­nity-owned Abo­rig­i­nal arts and cul­ture cen­tre of its kind in Aus­tralia. It’s home to tem­po­rary ex­hi­bi­tions and per­ma­nent dis­plays, as well as a re­tail cen­tre that pro­motes art and craft work by Koorie artists.

03 Abo­rig­i­nal Her­itage Walk

Ex­plore the an­ces­tral lands of the Wu­rund­jeri peo­ple and taste Indige­nous food straight from the tree on a guided tour of the Royal Botanic Gar­dens Vic­to­ria's Mel­bourne Gar­dens.

04 The Ian Pot­ter Cen­tre: NGV Aus­tralia

This gallery in Fed­er­a­tion Square fo­cuses solely on lo­cal art. The Abo­rig­i­nal col­lec­tion is par­tic­u­larly strong, with both arte­facts and works by ma­jor Indige­nous artists on per­ma­nent dis­play.


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