Lustre: Pearling & Australia


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December 8, 2018 – April 28, 2019 all-day Australia/Adelaide Timezone
South Australian Maritime Museum
126 Lipson Street Port Adelaide
South Australia 5015 Australia
$15 adult / $9 concession / $6 child / $34.50 family
Lustre: Pearling & Australia @ South Australian Maritime Museum

Lustre: Pearling & Australia is a new exhibition at the South Australian Maritime Museum which delves into the human story of pearling, weaving together intersecting strands of Aboriginal, Asian and European histories to reveal insights into one of Australia’s oldest industries.

Discover the intriguing stories behind Australia’s unique pearling tradition. Immerse yourself in the qualities of the shell itself, its evolution and habitat, and the people who have collected and harvested these treasures from Saltwater Country.

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