Free Curator Talk on Dyarubbin Exhibit

Curator Talk On 11 Objects For 11 Stories
11 stories from the river dyarubbin exhibit offers an upcoming curator talk © hawkesbury regional museum

Participate in the Hawkesbury Regional Museum’s free Curator Talk on Wednesday, 22 November 2023.

Featuring the Museum’s Curator Rebecca Turnbull, expect an informative and lively talk and further insights about the current exhibition “11 Stories from the River Dyarubbin” at the 11 Objects for 11 Stories talk.  

Everyone is encouraged to attend the one-hour discussion at 11:00 AM and until noon on Sunday at the Museum, located at 8 Baker Street in Windsor. Reservations can be made online via Eventbrite: Talk – 11 Objects for 11 Stories.

Museum Curator Rebecca Turnbull At Curator Talk
Museum curator rebecca turnbull will share her insights about the museum’s current exhibit in the upcoming curator talk on wednesday © hawkesbury regional museum

The exhibition, which was launched on Saturday, 9 September 2023, presents a collaboration between the Museum and the Hawkesbury community. It features stories and trivia about the historic “Dyarubbin” river and various objects, artworks, videos, and audio pieces.

As per the Hawkesbury City Council, “11 Stories from the River Dyarubbin” includes over 80 contributions from the wider Hawkesbury.

“…[a] public work formed by over 80 contributions from the wider Hawkesbury area including Dharug educators, long-term residents, historians, scientists, descendants from early settlers, and school and university students.”

11 Stories From River Dyarubbin
11 stories from river dyarubbin © hawkesbury regional museum

Composer/producer Oonagh Sherrard leads the collaborative public artwork with the Hawkesbury Regional Museum, Dharug Custodian Aboriginal Corporation, Western Sydney University Sustainable Futures, and Hawkesbury Historical Society. The NSW Government supports the project via Create NSW, Museums and Galleries NSW, and the Australia Council for the Arts.

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