Acknowledgement of Country

Dharug

Bayadyinyang budyari Dharug yiyura Dharug Ngurra.
Bayady’u budyari Dharug Warunggadgu baranyiin barribugu.
Bayady’u budyari wagulgu yiyuragu Ngurra bimalgu Blacktown City. Flannel flowers dyurali bulbuwul.
Yanmannyang mudayi Dharug Ngurrawa. Walama ngyini budbud dali Dharug Ngurra Dharug yiyura baranyiin barribugu.

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We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of this Land, the Dharug people, and their continued connection to Country.
We pay our respects to Elders from yesterday to tomorrow.
We extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples of Blacktown City where the flannel flowers still grow proud and strong.
We will walk softly on this land and open our hearts to Country as the Dharug people have for tens of thousands of years.

The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre will be closed over the Easter long weekend

Please note, The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre will be closed over the Easter long weekend from Good Friday 2 April. We will reopen on Tuesday 6 April.

There are three more days to see Eleni – Navigators of Polynesia by Faraimo Paulo before it closes on Thursday 1 April.

The Elders in residence program will not go ahead on Friday 2 April or during the Autumn school holidays. This program will return on Friday 23 April.

Our Autumn school holiday program will begin on Wednesday 7 April. Click here to learn more.

Future-Proof, our new exhibition in partnership with Settlement Services International, will open on Friday 9 April.

Have a great long weekend and we will see you next week!

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