Cool Palm Frond Coolamons

About the experience:

Learn the ancient ways of coolamon creation. Coolamons traditionally have many uses - serving & carrying food, the mixing of ochres & medicines, carrying babies and being toy canoes for the little ones. In this workshop we:

  • Take cut pieces of piccabeen frond and soak them, discussing the process and Cultural history
  • See and experience the creation process
  • Create a mini art piece to take home 

    What you'll take home:

    • Your palm frond coolamon
    • A self-created piece of art