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Things to see and do in Brisbane

Brisbane Aboriginal Cultural Walking Tour
Cost: $85.00

Discover Aboriginal history and contemporary culture on a 3-hour walking tour in Brisbane. Listen to your Aboriginal guide explain the ancient art practices of the oldest continually living culture in the world. The dynamic tour takes you to a number of prominent museums, such as the Gallery of Modern Art and Kuril Dhagun. There's also a heavy emphasis on the vibrant street art around the city, including works by Aunt Lilla Watson.

  • Listen to a didgeridoo (Aboriginal instrument)

  • Discover the history and influence of Aboriginal artists

  • Get the personalised experience of a small group

  • Gain a deeper understanding of Aboriginal culture

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Spirits of the Red Sand
Cost: $120

A world-first in authentic Aboriginal storytelling, Spirits of the Red Sand is an award-winning moving theatre and dinner experience that takes you beyond Dreamtime to 1800s Australia when the British and Aboriginal ways of life collide.

Launched in 2017, Spirits of the Red Sand is a first-of-its kind experience, a true cultural awakening that will open your eyes to the history, beauty and vibrancy of the Aboriginal people.

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Queensland Art Gallery (GOMA)
Cost: Free

Artistic expressions from the world's oldest continuing culture are drawn from all regions of the country in the Gallery's holdings of Indigenous Australian artworks, with a focus on the rich diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and experiences in Queensland.

The Indigenous Australian Art collection has a focus on contemporary art, including paintings, sculpture, printmaking, photography, video and installation. It includes the most significant collection of contemporary Indigenous Australian fibre art from across the country, with objects made from natural and introduced materials, related sculptural objects and paintings and prints which reference fibre and reflect major themes and stories.

See the collection display, Indigenous Australian Collection: Namatjira Story at QAG. This display features early works by Albert Namatjira alongside artworks by those he influenced, including artists from the Arrernte landscape painting tradition, the Hermannsburg Potters and his great-grandson, Vincent Namatjira.

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Kuril dhagun: State Library of Queensland
Cost: Free

Kuril dhagun is a place for community members to meet, gather, discuss and celebrate. It is also a place of authentic learning, where all visitors can experience the diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait peoples and cultures in Queensland.

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