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Story Place Regional Tour

Ron Yunkaporta, 'Thuuth thaa' munth (Law poles)', 2002-03

Ron Yunkaporta
Thuuth thaa' munth (Law poles) (detail) 2002-03
Commissioned 2002. Queensland Art Gallery Foundation Grant
Collection: Queensland Art Gallery

Story Place: Indigenous Art of Cape York and the Rainforest

WINNER - 2003 Queensland Government Reconciliation Award for Business
WINNER - 2004 Toyota Community Award, Australian Business Arts Foundation, Comalco and Queensland Art Gallery

More than 142 000 people visited the award-winning 'Story Place: Indigenous Art of Cape York and the Rainforest' exhibition at the Gallery in 2003. Contemporary works from the exhibition are now touring to seven regional Queensland venues in 2004 and 2005. The exhibition includes ceremonial sculptures, weaving, shields and paintings by Indigenous artists from the Peninsula's three cultural regions (west Cape, east Cape and the rainforest).

A full-colour catalogue is available from the Gallery Store.

Visit the comprehensive exhibition website.

Principal sponsors

The Queensland Government through Arts Queensland, the Department of Employment and Training, and the Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Policy; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission; Comalco
'Story Place: Indigenous Art of Cape York and the Rainforest' is an initiative of the Queensland Art Gallery, supported by the Queensland Gallery of Modern Art.

Tour dates

Queensland Art Gallery
25 July - 9 November 2003
Hervey Bay Regional Gallery
19 May - 23 June 2004
Cairns Regional Gallery
2 July – 29 August 2004
Rockhampton Art Gallery
10 September – 31 October 2004
Cooloola Shire Art Gallery, Gympie
10 November – 12 December 2004
Artspace Mackay
18 December 2004 – 12 February 2005
Gladstone Regional Art Gallery and Museum
18 February – 9 April 2005
Perc Tucker Regional Gallery, Townsville
22 April – 19 June 2005