The visitor, upon entering the Museum and Gallery
can explore five main interpretive themes. They
Punttu - family Warumungu artists have
screenprinted self portraits as a contemporary
expression of skin groups or relationships.
Nyinta manungku - Living in the land is
a comprehensive display of bush tucker and other
Wanjjal payinti manu - yesterday and today
is a series of dioramas made by Warumungu artists
showing the rich history of the region including
Aboriginal involvement in the cattle industry
Wurrmulalkki mukka - returned histories.
For Warumungu people the highlight of the display
will be the return of traditional objects from
the collections of the South Australia Museum
and the Museum of Victoria.
Pina parinyi manu purtakijji - Getting
the land back. This traces the history of the
Warumungu land claim and celebrates the Aboriginal
relationship with the land.
The Museum / Gallery also houses an exhibition
space to showcase art from the Barkly Region through
a program of changing exhibitions. See