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“Something refreshing apart from food and wine , how about aboriginal art !”
4 Jul 2017
“Date in the Swan Art gallery visit ”
A must see destination in the Swan Valley. Aboriginal art and hand painted gift ware. Bush tucker sauces, jams, chutneys, herbs and spices. Handmade soaps, skin care and candles. Books, napery, jewellery. Returning boomerangs. Clapstcks. Aboriginal...more
10070 West Swan Rd, Henley Brook, Swan Valley, Western Australia 6055, Australia
we went out to find local herbs and spices to cook "Aussie" food. This was only one of few listed on web search.
We were welcomed and tried many different spices, jams and condiments.More
DaleFiona, Manager at Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2017
Thanks for taking the time to write this review. We really appreciate your feedback. Glad you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to welcoming you back. Our range of bushfood products is ever increasing and we are always happy to share knowledge and cooking...More
This little gallery is full of surprises. The art is of great interest, including the bark paintings. Some interesting jewellery is on offer, including a quandong necklace for that teenage granddaughter? Pickles and spreads made from native plants are also on display.
My friend, who...More
This gallery was on our to do list at the end of our busy day in the Swan Valley. We only had 15 minutes to have a quick look and the curator was very friendly and did not rush us with our purchases. They have...More
DaleFiona, Manager at Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2016
Thanks for the lovely comments. Happy to be of service always. We look forward to seeing you next visit.
We went there and found out the species there were all so special. We asked the host lady there and then she introduced us those spices.
Later she took us outside to the mini garden where grows plently of special plants also. We tasted a...More
Thank Allen L
DaleFiona, Manager at Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2016
Thank you for taking the time to send us your thoughts. I am so glad you had a memorable experience with us. We always try to share as much knowledge as we can with our guests, depending on their interests.
I was tossing up about which Aboriginal Gallery to go to whilst we were in the Swan Valley as there are a couple ... and I'm glad we chose this one!
The lady in the Gallery was very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. There is a...More
DaleFiona, Manager at Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2016
Thank you for taking the time to review Maalinup. I am very pleased you enjoyed your visit. Our bushfoods tasting area is expanding all the time as we find new product to share with our customers. Looking forward to seeing you on your next visit...More
This is mass market stuff, meant for the tourist trade. If that's what you are looking for then this is for you great for a souvenir, but if you are expecting to see a galley filled with high quality art this is not the place...More
Thank Carla V
DaleFiona, Manager at Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2016
Thank you so much for taking the time to send in your comments. I think our major artists would be very offended by your comments. Naomi Grant is a Wiradjuri woman who has resided in WA for some 40 years. She has won many prestigious...More
Called in there during our horse drawn cart tour. A small place but well stocked with lots of Aboriginal art work. We were treated to some local bush food, berries and nuts. We then sampled come of the infused olive oil which is locally produced...More
Thank Reg C
DaleFiona, Owner at Maalinup Aboriginal Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2016
Thank you for visiting. I'm delighted that you had fun with us and took away some new knowledge and purchases.