Guma, Wangaba Art Exhibition Opening

Guma, wangaba (‘together, we are alive’ in Ngarluma language) is a premier showcase of this region’s original Indigenous art group, Wangaba Roebourne Art Group. Everyone is invited to share in an evening of compassion, creation, and connection.

This interactive opening event features a never-before-seen collection of Indigenous art from Wangaba artists. Guests will be gracefully welcomed with words from, Linda Daniel Rowlands, Ngarluma Artist, Manager of the Wangaba Roebourne Art Group and Stolen Generator Survivor.

Kirli Saunders, a proud Gunai Woman, award-winning multidisciplinary creator and consultant will also be sharing her stories during the evening.  An experienced speaker and facilitator advocating for the environment, gender and racial equality and LGBTIQA+ rights, Kirli was the NSW Aboriginal Woman of the Year in 2020.

The evening will feature a very special public performance by Karratha Primary School’s Kindy, outstanding works of art, which will also be available for purchase during the exhibition.

Local art lovers and tourists alike of all ages are invited to join our thriving creative community in this celebration on intergenerational wealth, celebration, growth!

Light refreshments and catering will be supplied in the REAP Foyer.

RSVP’s are requested but not required for this free event vie the RSVP link below,

WHEN: 6:00-7:30pm, Thursday, 7 July 2022

WHERE: Red Earth Arts Precinct Foyer

This Arts Development program is proudly presented by the Wangaba Roebourne Art Group, City of Karratha, and supported by our Principal Partner Rio Tinto.