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It’s your last chance to see a special collection of local Aboriginal art and culture, as the Bundjalung Gathering Art exhibition at Marvell Hall in Byron Bay finishes tonight (Thursday).

Bundjalung artists include UncleMagpie and Uncle Digby, pictured.

Co-organiser Michelle Michels says, ‘The Byron Bay art scene is honoured to have the presence of the northern rivers’ most outstanding artists. The exhibition is open till Thursday December 20 from 6pm at 37 Marvel Street, Byron Bay’. 


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