The culture and arts of the indigenous people of Oceania is celebrated by an extensive collection of items at the ... More
The culture and arts of the indigenous people of Oceania is celebrated by an extensive collection of items at the Anthropology Museum. Covering many aspects of daily life, the collection at University of Queensland includes 18,000 ethnographic items, 6,000 archaeological items, 6,000 photographs, and 600 historic items. Whilst the displays focus on Australia, the Torres Straits, Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, Polynesia and Micronesia, there are also comparative holdings from Africa and South East Asia. Objects such as tools, weaponry and body adornment are displayed and elements of lifestyles such as ceremonial activities, hunting, fishing and trade are well documented in the collection.
Characterized by striking design and architecture, these lush parklands comprise Brisbane's cultural heart. Suffering hard times at the end of
World War II, South Bank has risen like a Phoenix from the flames. The timely arrival of the World ...
A grand colonial mansion named after its original owner and 19th century State Premier, Sir Henry Ayers, Ayers House Museum
illustrates Victorian life as lived “above & below stairs”. A property of the National Trust of South Australia, the ...
Located at the University of British Columbia, the Museum of Anthropology offers one of the world's most extensive collections of
Northwest Coast First Nations art. This is a definite must see for those who enjoy history, culture and art. ...