The Powerhouse acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the ancestral homelands upon which our museums are situated. We respect their Elders, past, present and future and recognise their continuous connection to Country.

Board Games

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The games we play are embedded with values and beliefs - they reflect the concerns of the culture and place in which they were made and played, as well as instilling and reinforcing these ideas in the player. On the game board, the sacred and the everyday can be neatly condensed and contained, articulated and explained.
In simple race games, a category of board games, the player’s movement is entirely by chance, with no skill or strategy involved. Your fate is entirely governed by the roll of …