Jackie Dent joins artists and community members for the unveiling of new artworks at Ngara – Ngurangwa Byallara (Listen, Hear, Think – The Place Speaks) at the Blacktown Native Institution site.
‘Star Seed’ is a new work created by Nazanin Marashian with Afghan Women on the Move. This delicate artwork was installed over 2 days and is made of turmeric, paprika, cardamom, cinnamon, herbs and poppy seeds.
In the first major engagement with our Afghan and Persian communities, Blacktown Arts presents Daneha, an artistic program of a visual arts, artist talks, musical performances and theatre.
NAIDOC is a special event in Blacktown, which is home to Australia’s largest urban Aboriginal population. It is a day of music and celebration; a day to remember Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander contributions to our nation.
The streets of the Blacktown CBD will come alive with a full day of live music on Thursday, 24 May 2018. ‘Bite’ your way through diverse cuisines and sample a curated music program of some of the region’s best artists.
Like most public art collections, Blacktown City Council’s collection tells the stories of our City through the work of artists. Western Sydney is home to many public art collections. Does your local Council have an art collection?