Opening exhibition: Tamara Dean – High Jinks in the Hydrangeas
12 October to 17 December 2021
Entry Pavilion Commission: Megan Cope and local Aboriginal Community – Dreamtime Stories
Located within Retford Park, Ngununggula is a new Regional Gallery in the Southern Highlands, NSW. Ngununggula means ‘belonging’ in the traditional language of the Gundungurra People.
Ngununggula was founded by artist Ben Quilty. It boasts a strong community and Indigenous focus. ‘With honour and respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, Ngununggula aims to achieve an inspiring creative program in name and nature, nurturing a sense of belonging by promoting our region’s cultural vibrancy’( Ngununggula Gallery).
The full program is available at http://ngununggula.com/ and includes exhibitions, workshops, masterclasses, a cooking school, education program artist talks and public programs. Surrounded by landscaped gardens and with a new café, Hearth in partnership with local favourite Moonacres Kitchen, Ngununggula aims to attract local, regional and national visitorship and participation.
Photo credit: High Jinks in the Hydrangeas, Tamara Dean