If history and culture interests you, a Sydney vacation rental near the well-known aboriginal art museums is the best choice in the city. Home to the Sydney Opera House, Hyde Park and the Royal Botanical Gardens, Sydney with its alpha-plus stature is also home to aboriginal arts. The aborigines have contributed a lot to the present day Australia. Knowing their lifestyle and culture through their works and arts will make you appreciate how they survive the Australian outback. As many of Sydney vacation rentals are close to the aboriginal museums, you have a wide selection from which to choose.
Aboriginal Art Galleries
Sydney Aboriginal Art Galleries have been in existence for over 15 years. Technically, the galleries are a collaboration of several art museums and galleries merged into one company to present a more comprehensive and complete display of art forms and artifacts.
Displays and showcases are on display at the locations of Opera Quays, Queen Victoria Building, Bondi Beach and The Rocks.
The galleries display the authentic Aboriginal artworks, ceramics, crafts, glass, artifacts and didgeridoos.
Exhibitions scheduled from time to time are to present to the public rare collections of art and its influence on the culture of the Aboriginal people of Australia.
The Hogarth Gallery is one of the oldest established art galleries in Australia. Found inside the gallery is the distinct display of the most comprehensive bark paintings in the world. The paintings have around 200 works that portray a strong influence of Western and North-East Amhem Land arts from the 1960s to the 1980s.
The Gallery also boasts of being supportive of contemporary art while honoring senior and well-established Aboriginal artists. The Museum is open from Tuesdays to Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tour options are available at The Hogarth depending on your requirements and available timings. The cost ranges from free of charge to $200.
DACOU Aboriginal Gallery
DACOU gallery is one of the most prominent art galleries that display Aboriginal art. The acronym DACOU stands for Dreaming Art Center of Utopia and since its birth, the gallery has housed some of the most prominent aboriginal art in the country.
The art on display focuses on those from the Utopia region, around 162 miles from Alice Springs. The art on display are of the contemporary form and is partly focusing on those creatively designed by relatives or family members of Fred Torres, the founder of DACOU. The staff at the gallery near your Sydney vacation home can assist you with further information.
The Artery, located at Darlinghurst in Sydney, is one of the best contemporary Australian Aboriginal art galleries. The paintings displayed in the gallery showcases the visual richness of Aboriginal art, created by both professionals and budding artists. You can take home these unique and authentic Aboriginal paintings at a good deal.
The gallery is open throughout the week and hours of operation are 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Monday to Saturday and from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday.
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