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Visit Burlganyja Wanggaya - Old People Talking, Gwoonwardu Mia's national award winning permanent exhibition. Call in to the Gwoonwardu Mia Café and experience Gascoyne produce with a bush tucker flavour. The Centre includes Galleries, Conference & Meeting Rooms, a Gallery Shop, Artist in Residence and an Outdoor Performance Space.

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 In 2004 a small weaving group emerged from Carnarvon’s community Healing Circle called the Jilinibirri Weavers. In 2007 this group travelled to the Northern Territory as part of a skills exchange program with communities in Arnhem Land and also attended the opening of the National Telstra Art… 

Gallery Shop

The Gwoonwardu Mia gallery shop has NEW stock from regional artist Bonni Ingram. Come to the Centre to view the artwork or visit our online store to purchase your favorite piece of artwork.

Featured Artist

The Jillinbirri Weavers are a group of contempory Aboriginal weavers who create their work from materials ranging from banana fibre, recycled electrical wire, lemon grass and flax. Over the last twelve months they have been invited to be Artists in Residence in Albany, Geraldton and other places.

Gwoonwardu Mia Cafe

Enjoy fresh Gascoyne produce with a Bush Tucker flavour in the Cafe. Open Monday to Friday - 10am to 3pm, catering available.

Exhibitions

This national award winning permanent interpretive exhibition has taken 5 years to complete. For the first time, the Aboriginal history of the region is taking pride of place as part of a rich and vibrant history of the Gascoyne, which extends back into the deep, pre-colonial past.

Aboriginal culture, made up of many different language and skin groups, had never been given the prominence demanded by their long connection with the country. The exhibition is a place where local elders tell their stories and welcome everyone to learn about their history and culture.