For tens of thousands of years, Indigenous people have been building a relationship with the night sky. Discover how the stars have provided a natural compass central to travel, trade, medicine, agriculture, spiritual life, and identity for Indigenous communities around the world. The exhibition will showcase artefacts representing global collections. An evocative, large-scale immersive environment will allow visitors to experience the awe of being under the night sky. Immersive media and digital interactive elements will enhance visitors’ learning and understanding in an engaging, active way that reminds every human being that we come from the stars.
Led by Indigenous knowledge keepers, One Sky, Many Worlds: Indigenous Voices in Astronomy explores Indigenous Star Knowledge from locations around the globe. Featuring content from North America, Africa, Australia, Mexico, South America, Asia, Hawaii, and New Zealand, One Sky asks questions, and shares experiences that will resonate with all people who look up and wonder about the night sky.