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Duuwa (boomerang) painting and learning workshop

Saturday 22 Jun at 12:30 pm 2:00 pm

with Gumbaynggirr artist Matthew Flanders

Matthew Flanders with Duuwa (boomerang). Photo by And The Trees Photography.
Duuwa (boomerang) painting and learning workshop
22 Jun 2024
12:30 pm – 2:00 pm
FREE Event. Bookings essential.
The Workshop, Yarrila Arts and Museum,
Ground floor, Yarrila Place, Coffs Harbour

Join Gumbaynggirr artist Matthew Flanders for a duuwa (boomerang) painting and learning workshop.

Matthew will share cultural knowledge and highlights from his duuwa (boomerang) collection as well as demonstrate his painting techniques featured in his artwork in Saltwater Freshwater Arts 2023, currently on exhibition at Yarrila Arts and Museum.

Participants will be able to learn and practise these techniques on their own returning duuwa (boomerang). All materials and duuwa (boomerang) will be included in the cost of this workshop.

Please note this workshop does not include a duuwa (boomerang) throwing demonstration. 

This workshop is suitable for adults and is also family friendly but recommended for children 8 and up. All children must be accompanied by a paying adult. 


Children (Aged 8-12)Free

The art award is proudly supported by the Saltwater Freshwater Arts Alliance Aboriginal Corporation: the touring exhibition and public program are proudly funded by the NSW Government through Create NSW, and in collaboration with our gallery partners; Boomalli Aboriginal Artists Co-Operative, Wadjar Regional Indigenous Gallery, Manning Regional Gallery, Glasshouse Port Macquarie and Yarrila Arts and Museum.