18 October - 10 December, Gallery Foyer
Walaaybaa (Home) was developed with local schools and the Kamilaroi/Gamilaroi/Gomeroi community as part of the program Home: Aboriginal art from New South Wales.
The Home Program is a collaboration between the Art Gallery of New South Wales, NSW Department of Education’s Arts Unit, Wiradjuri community at Wagga Wagga and Aboriginal communities and regional galleries across NSW. It connects schools to local Aboriginal artists, community, language and culture. In 2023 the program was realised on Wiradjuri country at Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Anaiwan country at New England Regional Art Museum, Kamilaroi/Gomeroi country at Tamworth Regional Gallery and Gathang (Worimi and Biripi) country at Manning Regional Art Gallery
Schools exhibiting include:
- Hillvue Public School
- Nemingha Public School
- Tintinhull Public School
- Tamworth South Public School
- Walhallow Public School
This year schools participated in hands on learning with textile workshops facilitated in the Tamworth Regional Gallery Studio with local artists Sophie Honess and Tania Hartigan.
Local students have worked to create individual and groups artworks that reflect their connection to country. We are thrilled with the results that the schools in the Walaaybaa (HOME) program have created and we hope you enjoy this exhibition.
Tamworth Regional Gallery
466 Peel Street Tamworth