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Mum: Black Saint of Redfern

Things to do, Exhibitions Coo-ee Aboriginal Art Gallery , Paddington Until Saturday July 27 2019 Free
Mum Shirl in a black and white photo.
Photograph: Supplied

Time Out says

Get to know a prominent Indigenous women and beloved community advocate in this exhibition for NAIDOC Week

Shirley Smith, better known as Mum Shirl, was a Wiradjuri woman brought up by her grandparents in Cowra. Despite epilepsy hampering her ability to participate in Western education, she learned 16 Aboriginal languages and became a hugely influential social worker, humanitarian and community leader for Indigenous people in Sydney and beyond.

This exhibition at Cooee Art Gallery honours the life and works of Mum Shirl. There will be an official opening night on July 4, ahead of the NAIDOC Week celebrations.

Details

Address: 326
Oxford St
Paddington
Sydney
2021
Contact:
Opening hours: Tue-Sat 10am-5pm
Event website: https://www.cooeeart.com.au/gallery/exhibition/1201/

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