Barambah <> Cherbourg <> Art <> Craft

Barambah Pottery

Barambah <> Cherbourg <> Art <> Craft showcases the creative diversity and historic production of Barambah Pottery, a commercial venture established in the Aboriginal community of Cherbourg in 1969. The exhibition features more than 100 individual pieces of significant pottery — from elaborate vases to glazed goblets — created before Barambah Pottery was abruptly closed in 1987.

Learn about the creation process, including the locally sourced clay from Barambah Creek, and discover personal stories through historical photographs, the newly acquired McConnell kick wheel plan designed for Cherbourg, and the pottery pieces themselves.

Co-curated with the Ration Shed Museum, a community-run historic cultural centre in the heart of Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire in the South Burnett Region, Queensland.

Image: Vase by Barambah Potters, ca. 1980, Wheel-thrown glazed ceramic. On loan from private collection of Stephen Mahoney. Photo by Caitlin Morgan.

Starts:
10th Dec 2016 10:00am-5:00pm
Runs:
Every day, until 16th Apr 2017
Venue:
kuril dhagun, level 1, State Library, Stanley Place, South Bank
Cost:
Free
More information:
kuril dhagun
3842 9824
kuril.dhagun@slq.qld.gov.au
No session: 1st Jan 2017 10:00am-5:00pm
No session: 26th Dec 2016 10:00am-5:00pm
No session: 25th Dec 2016 10:00am-5:00pm

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