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Koorie Heritage Trust ends the year on a celebratory high 

November 23rd, 2022 - Kaylah Joelle Baker

To celebrate the start of the festive season, the Koorie Heritage Trust (KHT) is busily preparing for its annual family friendly Koorie Krismas, but not before it also celebrates 10 years of the Koorie Art Show. 


Layers of Blak exhibition returns for a second year

September 21st, 2022 - Kaylah Joelle Baker

Eleven Victorian First Nations Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists and designers have been chosen for their unique talents and ideas to present their stories through exquisite contemporary jewellery.

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Still Sacred and Golden: A reminder of the true gold

June 22nd, 2022 - Kaylah Joelle Baker

An exhibition focused on celebrating plants and cultural practices is being presented at the Koorie Heritage Trust, but while not blatantly obvious from first glance, the work actually explores deeper themes.

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Barring – Nganjin: an exhibition of Stolen Generations survivors

May 26th, 2022 - Brendan Rees

An Aboriginal art exhibition capturing the stories of grief, loss, and resilience from Stolen Generations survivors will be held at Federation Square as part of National Reconciliation Week.

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Lots to see at KHT

March 23rd, 2022 - Spencer Fowler Steen

CBD News caught up with Koorie Heritage Trust (KHT) CEO Tom Mosby in March to discuss all things art, design and education happening at the Trust.

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Off The Wall: New exhibition by indigenous artists blows audiences away

February 24th, 2022 - Spencer Fowler Steen

A stunning new exhibition at the Koorie Heritage Trust (KHT) brings together the work of three Indigenous artists and their individual experiences of loss and reclamation, as well as stories of their families, culture, and country in Naarm.

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Aboriginal man wins top prize for artwork depicting identity and sexuality

January 27th, 2022 - Spencer Fowler Steen

As a proud gay Aboriginal man, Ronald Pepper didn’t hold back in putting his all into a recent piece of artwork which took home the top prize in the Koorie Art Show.

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A Very Koorie Krismas

November 24th, 2021 - Spencer Fowler Steen

The city will be celebrating Christmas with an Indigenous twist this year thanks to the Koorie Heritage Trust (KHT) which is also throwing an end-of-year art exhibition showcasing more than 100 works by Aboriginal artists.

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Indigenous artist creates jewellery to unite community

October 27th, 2021 - CBD News

Indigenous artist Cassie Leatham’s exhibition at the Koorie Heritage Trust’s (KHT) Blak Jewellery – Finding Past Linking Present weaves together her experiences as a Taungurung woman in more ways than one.

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Harnessing the healing power of the sea

September 23rd, 2021 - CBD News

In her art and in her life, Wirangu artist Aunty Beverly Meldrum has always stayed close to the sea. 

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