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Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Kiribati Dancers Krista Dixon and Chloe Karea at the opening for the exhibition Pacific Currents. 5 July 2018. Photography by Josh Murfitt. MAA 387228, 2018-07-05-4998



Church and the ancestors: Sacred pir mats from Asmat, Papua, Indonesia

Andrews Gallery

Church and the Ancestors tells the story of how Asmat people of Papua, Indonesia, have transformed Catholicism. For generations, Asmat people have negotiated relationships with their ancestors, and with each other, through cycles of ritual.

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Arts and Minds: Free art workshops

Arts and Minds offers free art workshops at MAA for those experiencing depression, stress or anxiety.

No experience of art is necessary. The workshops are led by a professional artist and a qualified counsellor, offering the chance to experience working with a wide range of materials and techniques, including drawing, printmaking and sculpture.

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Two million years of human history. One million artefacts. Countless astonishing stories.