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2022 NAIDOC Week in Sydney

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NAIDOC Week is being celebrated all across Sydney with a variety of art and pop-up events that celebrates our talented First Nations artists and storytellers. One of Sydney's busiest shopping centres, Broadway Sydney at 1 Bay St, Broadway will be holding a few in centre events as listed below.

22 Jun-10 Jul - Ground Level Near Aldi - NAIDOC Locals Exhibition - Bringing awareness to Indigenous locals who have made an impact in the community through their artwork, their voices, and their actions. Visit the exhibition in centre showcasing some of these amazing individuals
22 Jun - 10 Jul - Dennis Golding Installation - Titled Stand Up, Fly High, Golding's bespoke hanging installation in centre was the result of a collaboration between the artist and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth from Glebe Public School, Glebe Youth Service and Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-operative
22 Jun - 10 Jul - Travelators from Ground to Level 1 - Aunty Barbara McGrady Photography Display - A leading photojournalist and community elder, Aunty Barb McGrady is showcasing some of her work in centre


30 Jun-10 Jul 10am to 6pm - Level 3 - Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-Operative Pop-Up - A pop-up shop filled with art, ceramics, accessories, jewellery, textiles, homewares and much more from Indigenous Australian artists. Launch Event on Thu 30 Jun 6-7pm. Register to attend.
7 Jul 6-8pm - Hoyts Lux Cinema $20 - Take Heart: Deadly Heart Film Screening - A documentary featuring solutions that can prevent Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) within Indigenous communities and highlights Take Heart's mission to eliminate RHD in Australia by 2030.
9 Jul 10.30am-12pm and 1-2.30pm - Level 3 $10 per ticket - Hayley Pilgram Painting Workshops - 2 workshops at various times where you can learn about Aboriginal Art and explore this year's NAIDOC theme to create your own piece of art that speaks to your experience. Take your artwork home at the end of the workshop. Recommended for age 12 years and above.
10 Jul 9am-11.45pm - Level 3 near Kids Play $5 - Deadly Science Kids Workshops - 3 sessions of science themed kids workshops, plus take home your very own book. Make sure you book.

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Do check out complete details via the links given, and if you have any queries, please address them to Broadway Sydney. Keep in mind that numbers are limited for the workshops and you have to make like an early bird to catch the worm. Listed below are NAIDOC events at various venues. Do take the opportunity to discover more about our First Nations people.

South Eveleigh the new precinct will be celebrating the start of NAIDOC Week with a special Welcome to Country, Smoking Ceremony and a dance performance by Tribal Warriors. Everyone is invited to Village Square, at the top of the stairs near Yoho Loco on Monday 4 July at 9am to be part of the ceremonies. While you're there, stop by the Serving Country Photo Exhibition in Bays 1&2 at the Locomotive Workshop near Eveleigh Works. Award Winning human rights photographer Belinda Mason tells the stories of the real experiences of First Nations families and individuals who proudly served and continue to serve in Australia's Defence Force. For more details on South Eveleigh's special NAIDOC Week celebrations and "Serving Country" head to their website.


East Village in Zetland will also be hosting a Welcome to Country, followed by a Smoking Ceremony and a dance performance by WEAVE's Kool Kids in the centre near Taste Baguette on Monday 4 July from 10.30am. On the same day (4 Jul) from 10am-1pm, join Yuin artist Karlie Stewart for the final touches of her Indigenous mural near East Phoenix and hear the story behind her art. Jewellery Making Workshops will also be held with artist Sharon Smith on Saturday 9 July at 11am-12pm and 1-2pm. With limited spaces you need to book for this ticketed event. Head to the East Village website for more information and to book.

Stanhope Village In western Sydney, Stanhope Village is also partnering with Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Coop for a series of jewellery making workshops with talented artist, Debra Beale. Scheduled during school holidays to kick off NAIDOC Week on Monday 4 July, there will be three sessions (11am, 12pm and 1pm) open to both adults and children. Bookings are required, for more information, head to their website.


Birkenhead Point has also partnered with Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Coop artist, Maddison Gibbs to create a bespoke three-piece artwork installation that will pay homage to the local area. To engage the local community and provide them with the opportunity to learn about Aboriginal art and the area's history, Maddison will host a free workshop in the centre on Sunday 10 July at 11am, allowing participants to contribute to the artwork installation. The Maddison Gibbs artwork will be live at Birkenhead Point on Level 3 next to Cotton on from Friday 1 July.

Greenwood Plaza has partnered with Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Coop artist, Maddison Gibbs to host a free one-hour workshop on Tuesday 5 July from 12-1pm. An incredible opportunity to immerse yourselves in Aboriginal art,. With only 20 limited spaces, bookings can be made through the Greenwood Plaza website.

The NAIDOC website also has a variety of events in various states, including NSW.

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Why? NAIDOC Week 2022 across Sydney, NSW
When: 3-10 July 2022
Where: Various venues. Sydney, NSW
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