Lustre: Curator Floor Talk

Fri 21 Feb 2020


Museum of Geraldton

Join us for a special presentation with Sarah Yu and Bart Pigram, curators of our latest exhibition Lustre: Pearling & Australia.

This floor talk will weave together the diverse strands of Australia’s pearling heritage revealing the natural world, the traditions of Aboriginal Australians who have harvested pearl shell for over 20,000 years, and the complex and enduring relationships of the people who made and defined the pearling industry.

Sarah Yu is an anthropologist, curator and heritage consultant. Bart Pigram is a Yawuru man who operates a cultural tourism business, Narlijia Experiences.

Lustre: Curator Floor Talk is a free event with two presentation times available.


Date: Friday 21 February
Time: 10am & 12pm
Cost: Free
RSVP: (08) 9431 8393 or to

Credit: Bourne Collection, courtesy WA Maritime Museum MHL 355