Island Welcome

Island Welcome
Kath Inglis, Lei from the Welcome Mat (detail), 2017, Hand cut rubber thongs, thread, sterling silver patina, 45 x 13 x 25 cm. Photographer: Kath Inglis.


In response to the evolving COVID-19 situation, the School of Art & Design Gallery has made the very difficult decision to cancel or postpone a number of exhibitions. For full details please see our website.



Island Welcome

Island Welcome is a touring exhibition exploring contemporary jewellery as a gesture of greeting. Inspired by the welcome garlands found in many traditional island cultures contemporary jewellers/artists contribute a neckpiece interpreting the theme of welcome in response to current Australian immigration and refugee policy.

Island Welcome is curated by Belinda Newick.

Exhibition reception: 27 August 2020

Exhibition dates: 26 August - 18 September 2020

Free | All welcome


Date & time

Wed 26 Aug 2020, 10.30am – Fri 18 Sep 2020, 4.30pm


ANU School of Art & Design Gallery, Cnr Ellery Cres & Liversidge St, Acton ACT 2601


ANU School of Art & Design Gallery
02 6125 5841


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