ART MUSEUM CLOSED - Bundanon's Art Museum is closed for a three week period for exhibition changeover and will reopen on Saturday 6 July


Myles Russell-Cook
Public Talk

Join Myles Russell-Cook, Senior Curator of Australian and First Nations Art, at the National Gallery of Victoria, as he speaks about innovation in the practice of women artists from East Arnhem Land, including Dhambit Munuŋgurr.



Myles Russell-Cook

Myles Russell-Cook is the Senior Curator of Australian and First Nations Art at the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV). Myles is responsible for the NGV’s collections of Australian Art, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art and the Art of Oceania, as well as work by First Nations artists globally.

Myles has a long-standing interest in cultural, gender and sexual diversity within both Australian and International contemporary practice, and has worked across a broad range of exhibitions and projects. Myles is one of a team of curators who collectively oversee major contemporary art exhibitions including NGV Triennial, and Melbourne Now.


Miwatj Yolŋu – Sunrise People

This event is part of Bundanon’s public program for current exhibition Miwatj Yolŋu – Sunrise People.

Miwatj Yolŋu – Sunrise People explores storytelling, ecology and materiality in the works of Yolŋu artists from the Yirrkala Community in East Arnhem Land. Presenting both senior and emerging artists from across the Yirrkala region, the exhibition highlights the centrality of weather patterns and ecological systems within Yolŋu culture.

Discover the full program of events as part of the exhibition season here.


Artwork details
Dhambit Munuŋgurr, My father painting
Balana, 2021, synthetic polymer paint on bark (detail). Hassall/Milson Collection, Sydney/Gadigal Land. 

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Dates & Times
13/01/2024 - 13/01/2024 The Art Museum, Bundanon

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