Archived News

September News

  • Black and White Photography Club meeting. 2pm, Wednesday, 5th September
  • Aboriginal Men’s Group Gathering. 11:30am, Tuesday, 11th September
  • Friends drop-in morning tea. 10am, Wednesday, 12th September
  • Aboriginal Women’s Group Gathering. 11:30am, Thursday, 13th September
  • August News

  • Black and White Photography Club meeting. 2pm, Wednesday, 1st August
  • Friends drop-in morning tea. 10am, Wednesday, 8th August
  • Aboriginal Women’s Group Gathering. 11:30am, Thursday, 9th August
  • Friends dinner at ACCKP. Saturday Evening, 11th August
  • Aboriginal Men’s Group Gathering. 11:30am, Tuesday, 14th August
  • July News

  • NAIDOC Celebrations 10am, 11th July. All are welcome!
  • Holiday Program: NAIDOC: ‘Because of her we can’ 9th - 13th July
  • Opening of new exhibitions 6pm 26th July :
  • ·         Border Stories by 3 Aboriginal artists from Casino-Jai Walker, Tania Walker and Noel Caldwell.

    ·         Borderlines by Tyler Stackman from Walcha.

    ·         Cross Borders is an exhibition of artefacts from different regions

    ·         Boundary Maps is an exhibition of traditional black and white maps of Aboriginal boundaries

    June News

    Opening of new exhibitions :

    The Aboriginal Cultural Centre & Keeping Place is opening three new exhibitions at 6pm on Thursday, 7th June 2018. The first exhibition entitled Making Old Markings New is a project developed by Arts North West. The second exhibition entitled Looking Beyond the 1838 Massacre is an exhibition about the Myall Creek Massacre and the subsequent erection of the Memorial.The final exhibition for NAIDOC entitled Because Of Her We Can is a collection of artefacts used by Aboriginal women.

     

  • Black and White Photography group meeting. 2pm, Wednesday, 6th June
  • Aboriginal Men’s Club Gathering. 11:30am, Tuesday, 12th June
  • Friends drop-in morning tea. 10am, Wednesday, 13th June
  • Aboriginal Women’s Group Gathering. 11:30am, Tuesday, 14th June 
  • Friends of the ACCKP: Pub Lunch at the New England Hotel 12noon, Saturday, 23rd June
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    May News

    2nd: Black and White Photography Club

    9th: Friends of the ACCKP drop-in morning tea

    10th: Aboriginal Men’s Group

    10th: Aboriginal Women’s Group

     

    April News

     4th: Black and White Photography Club
     
    10th: Aboriginal Men’s Group
     
    12th: Aboriginal Women’s Group
     
    24th: Friends of the ACCKP: Visit to Gomeroi Gaaynggal Tamworth Art Gallery

    16th -20th Holiday Program: Recycled Art

     

    March News

    1) Black and White Photography Club meeting, 2pm, Wednesday, 7th March

    2) Aboriginal Women's Group, 12noon, Thursday, 8th March

    3) Aboriginal Men's Group, 12noon, Tuesday, 13th March, 

    4) Exhibition Opening...  Thursday, 29th March

              1. Ladies of the Land

                    • Tracey Cattana

                    • Alison Williams

                    • Eleanor Binge

                    • Rosalle Jaluka Quinlin

                    • Melissa Craig Jingalu

              2. ACCKP Collection: Totems

              3. My nan and I

     

    February News

    1) Black and White Photography Club meeting, 2pm, Wednesday, 7th February

    2) Aboriginal Women's Gathering, 12noon, Thursday, 8th February

    3) Friends of the ACCKP Trip to Mt Yarrowyk, 9.30am, Saturday, 10th February

    4) Aboriginal Men's Gathering, 12noon, Tuesday, 13th February

    5) Friends of the ACCKP Morning tea, 10am, Wednesday, 14th February

     

    January News

    1) Holiday Program. 22nd-25th January, 9am-12pm. Theme:Tribal Village.

    2) Friends of the ACCKP morning tea. 10am-11am, Wednesday, 24th January.

    3) Exhibition Opening...25th January 2018:

        For more information, please see exhibition page.

    • Bulaaryinaar's Gimabi-Ri (Two Women to Make)
    • Balance of Burrulaa
    • Aboriginal Service Men and Women

     

    December News

    1) Exhibition Opening:

        The exhibitions will be on display the whole month of December. For more information, please see exhibition page.

    • Indegenous people of the World Series: Re-stiching Culture
    • Koori Kristmas
    • Memories in Black and White

    2) ACCKP Christmas Party. All welcome but remember to bring a plate of nibbles to share. 6pm, Saturday, 2nd December 2017

    3) Black and White Photography Club Meeting...6th December

     

    November News

    1st : Black and White Photography Club Meeting

    2nd : Aboriginal Men’s Group

    9th : Aboriginal Women’s Group

    10th : A theatre performance  called Tucked-off by Julie Collins & Lorina Barker with family and local cast members.

    30th: Exhibition Opening:For more information, please see exhibition page.

    • Indegenous people of the World Series: Re-stiching Culture
    • Koori Kristmas
    • Memories in Black and White

     

     

    October News

    Our AGM was held on Friday, 13th October 2017. We are pleased to announce the 2017-18 Board of Custodians being:
    Chair: Rose Lovelock
    Deputy Chair: Peter Ducat
    Secretary: Lorna Hague
    Treasurer: Fay Griffiths
    Custodians: Cyril Green
    Margaret Walford
    Donna Moodie
    Dr Brian Connor
    Rev Ron Perrett
    Dr Ray Fife

    NEW Partnership with ACCKP https://www.hotelscombined.com/

    1) Exhibitions

    •  The New England Aboriginal Acquisition Award
    •  New England Aboriginal Women in Art 
    •  Traditional Aboriginal Coolamons

    Exhibitions will be on display the whole month of October. For more information, please see exhibition page.

    2) Black and White Photography Club. 4th October from 2pm-3pm. Theme: Geomatrical.

    3) Holiday Program, 3rd -6th October. Theme; Creativity

    4) Aboriginal Men's Group: Tuesday, 10th October from 11.30 am.

    5) Aboriginal Women's Group: Thursday, 12th October from 11.30 am.

     

    September News

    NEW Partnership with ACCKP https://www.hotelscombined.com/

    1) Exhibitions

    • The New England Aboriginal Acquisition Award
    •   New England Aboriginal Women in Art 
    •  Traditional Aboriginal Coolamons

    Exhibition will be on display from the 28th September to the 25th November. For more information, please see exhibition page.

    2) Aboriginal Men's Group: Thursday, 7th September from 11.30 am.

    3) Black and White Photography Club. 6th September from 2pm-3pm. Theme: Clouds

    4) Aboriginal Women's Group: Tuesday, 19th September from 11.30am.

    Workshops

    Art and cultural workshops are available for groups of 15 or more people at only $3.30 per person per hour. Advance booking is essential. Activities for all ages are available.

     

    Art Gallery

    Discover contemporary and traditional Aboriginal art with changing exhibitions. We sell top quality, authentic Australian Aboriginal art all year round.

     

    Gift Shop

    Buy an authentic Australian gift for yourself or a loved one from our wide variety of stock such as didgeridoos, jewellery, clothes, decorated pots, prints, greeting cards and a large selection of genuine Aboriginal souvenirs.

    Echinda Café

    Book a table at our café and enjoy scrumptious snacks and meals.

    Open Mon-Fri, 9.00am-4.00pm.  Lunch served from 12.00-3.00pm
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