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Cultural heritage material to be returned to Aranda and Bardi Jawi communities from overseas

The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) welcomes today’s announcement that Aranda people of Central...

News - 10 Sep 2019

A response to ‘Aboriginalia and the politics of Aboriginal kitsch’

Dolly made by Laddie Timbery AIATSIS - ATS 1078_063 In 2016, AIATSIS acquired Kerry Reed-Gilbert's extensive collection of decorative...

Blog post - 16 Jul 2018

Jimmy Pike

Jimmy AIATSIS Collection [ATS 1036_176] Jimmy Pike (approximately 1940-2002) was a Walmajarri man of the Great Sandy Desert and prolific...

Explore article - 29 Jun 2018

Reading Room Display: The Kerry Reed-Gilbert collection

Man & Women (vases) The Kerry Reed-Gilbert Collection AIATSIS (R02181 - ATS 1078_064_065) Kerry Reed-Gilbert is a Wiradjuri elder,...

Blog post - 27 Jun 2018

Photographing large paintings in the Stanner Room

On an evening in early March 2018 members of the AIATSIS Photographic Digitisation team started to clear furniture out from the Stanner Room, the...

Blog post - 19 Jun 2018

Australia: the Vatican Museums Indigenous collection

Australia: The Vatican Museum’s Indigenous Collection The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS)...

News - 13 Dec 2017

Carved emu egg Vatican

Carved emu egg from the Vatican Collection  

Gallery - 24 Nov 2017

Wanjina slates

Wanjina slates

Gallery - 24 Nov 2017

Pukumani poles

Pukumani poles (tutini), Tiwi Islands, NT

Gallery - 24 Nov 2017

Australia: The Vatican Museums Indigenous Collection

From the ancient Etruscans and Romans, to the Renaissance masters of Michelangelo and Raphael, the Vatican Museums represent an aspect of the...

Publication or resource - 18 Oct 2017

Warlpiri Drawings included on Memory of the World Register

(L-R) David Jeffery, AIATSIS, Gerald Watson from Warnayaka Art Centre, Lajamanu and Professor Melinda Hinkson, Deakin University. The...

News - 9 Feb 2017

Aboriginal Art Market success!

On a recent hot and humid December weekend, we hosted our fifth Aboriginal art market in Canberra. Despite the heat, the events reputation for...

Blog post - 14 Dec 2016

My internship at the National Museum of the American Indian

I am currently, studying a Master of Museum and Heritage Studies at the Australian National University. When not at ANU, I work at AIATSIS in the...

Blog post - 9 Dec 2016