Goobalathaldin Dick Roughsey: Stories of this Land

South Brisbane, Brisbane Area

30 March – 18 August 2019 - 

Free Entry

‘Stories of this Land’ is the first major retrospective celebrating the work and life of Goobalathaldin Dick Roughsey (1920-1985). The exhibition brings together 70 works including barks, paintings, ceremonial and historical objects, draft illustrations from his children’s book and three story book films. Roughsey was a figurehead and pioneer of Indigenous art and culture, throughout his career he explored traditional practices, stories and ceremonies, social effects caused by missionary activity, everyday life on Mornington Island, and his journey through Cape York.

'Goobalathaldin Dick Roughsey: Stories of this Land' is a collaboration between Cairns Art Gallery and Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art

Event Dates

This event occurs daily from:
30 March – 18 August 2019

Event Venues

Queensland Art Gallery
Stanley Place
South Brisbane
Queensland, Australia 4101

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  • Non Smoking Establishment
  • Restaurant - Licensed
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