Emu Egg Painting with Aunty Suzanne

Emu Egg Painting with Aunty Suzanne

Event status:
coming soon
Program type:
Creative Workshop
Date:
Saturday, 10 February 2024
Time:
10:00am
Duration:
180 minutes
Location:

KHT
Lev 3
Birrarung Building
Fed Square
Narrm (Melbourne)

Admission:

Free (bookings essential).
Workshop is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members only.

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Emu Egg Painting with Aunty Suzanne

Join us to celebrate our Blak Design Program exhibition “Fired Up – Stories through Embers and Earth” with a pair of workshops with 2023 participant, Aunty Suzanne Connelly-Klidomitis (Wiradjuri).

This workshop we invite Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members to take part in an emu egg painting session.

Come together to learn painting techniques and inspiration from Aunty Suzanne – and take home an egg to complete and cherish.

WHO: For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people only.  Children 12+ are welcome with a supervising adult.

HOW: Tickets are free, but bookings are essential.

WHAT: All materials and tools provided.

WHAT ELSE: Lunch and drinks also provided.

PLEASE NOTE: If you book a ticket, and can not make it, please let us know with as much time as possible, so we can offer the place to others.  We do not want empty seats and unused eggs.


Bio – Aunty Suzanne Connelly-Klidomitis (Wiradjuri)

Suzanne is a Wiradjuri woman who was born and grew up in Swan Hill and district. Since childhood, Suzanne has watched and helped make artefacts along the Murray River and in the Mallee scrub. Suzanne uses traditional, contemporary and recycled materials to create artworks which have been acquired by the Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery, the Koorie Heritage Trust and the Melbourne Museum.

Aunty Suzanne at RMIT with emu eggs, 2023

We acknowledge the generous support of our public programming partners: Viva Energy Australia; Krystyna Campbell-Pretty and Family; and the Orloff Family Charitable Trust.

Image: Aunty Suzanne Connelly-Klidomitis (Wiradjuri)