Art Centre Directory

Bula’bula Arts | Arnhem Land

Bula'Bula Arts, Arnhem Land

Bula’bula Arts Aboriginal Corporation provides the artists of Ramingining community, in Arnhem Land, and surrounding homelands an outlet to voice the stories of their country through their art. Bula’bula Arts is a not for profit organisation operating for the benefit of the community by: Preserving and fostering Yolngu culture. Providing a supportive and happy atmosphere […]

Djilpin Arts | Katherine

Djilpin Arts, Darwin/Katherine

Djilpin Arts Aboriginal Corporation is a not for profit organisation based in the Beswick (Wugularr) community of the Northern Territory. It was established in 2002 to maintain, develop and promote traditional and contemporary Indigenous visual and performing arts of the Katherine and Arnhem regions. Working in country with kin and culture across generations Djilpin Arts’ […]

Djilpin Arts Katherine Gallery & Cafe | Katherine

Djilpin Arts Gallery Cafe, Katherine

Right in the heart of Katherine you’ll find our well stocked gallery is a cool and comfortable place to have a coffee and cake, or a cool drink, either inside or in our pleasant courtyard. The Gallery stocks the full range of arts and artefacts from the Ghunmarn Culture Centre, and if you are lucky […]

Durrmu Arts | Darwin/Katherine

Durrmu Arts, Darwin/Katherine

Durrmu Arts Aboriginal Corporation is renowned for its fine, contemporary art production, including acrylic painting and fibre work. Senior artist Regina Pilawuk Wilson (winner, General Painting, Telstra National Indigenous Art Award 2003) leads a team of talented emerging and established artists including Dianne Hodgson, Miriam Byrnes, Mabel Jimarin, Kathleen Korda, Margaret Kundu, Patsy Marfura, Rosina […]

Elcho Island Arts | Arnhem Land

Elcho Island Arts, Arnhem Land

Marthakal Business Enterprises, trading as Elcho Island Arts, services over 200 Yolŋu artists based in the main community of Galiwin’ku, Elcho Island, and surrounding Marthakal homelands. Yolŋu art and design are direct inheritances from ancient times. For succeeding generations, the artforms and ceremonies passed on to today’s Yolŋu people express direct links to their significant […]

Gapuwiyak Culture and Arts | Arnhem Land

Gapuwiyak Culture and Arts, Arnhem Land

Gapuwiyak Culture and Arts Aboriginal Corporation is a nonprofit organisation in the remote East Arnhem Land community of Gapuwiyak, also known as Lake Evella. With aims to enhance the wellbeing of Yolngu people living in the region, GCAAC strives to promote their art and cultural practices whilst providing opportunities for leadership, meaningful employment and professional […]

Laarri Gallery | Kimberley

Laarri Gallery, Kimberley

Laarri Gallery is situated in Yiyili Aboriginal Community between Halls Creek and Fitzroy Crossing just 5km off the Great Northern Highway between Halls Creek and Fitzroy Crossing. The gallery was established in 1999 in a collaboration between Yiyili Community School and Yiyili Community Aboriginal Corporation.  The goal of Laarri Gallery is to provide a place […]

Larrakia Nation Arts | Darwin

Larrakia Nation Arts, Darwin

Larrakia Nation Aboriginal Corporation was set up in 1997 to represent the interests and further the aspirations of the eight Larrakia families, particularly with respect to Native Title. Administered under the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act, it is a dynamic, membership-based organisation, and a major Aboriginal service delivery and business development organisation in […]

Mangkaja Arts | Kimberley

Ngarralja Tommy May, Mangkaja Arts

Mangkaja Arts began as an arm of Karrayili Adult Education Centre, first established in 1981 for local people who wanted to learn the English language. The initiative, led by the local men, provided a place where people could study and paint their personal stories, bush trips and histories. The artists began to sell their work […]

Manyallaluk Art and Craft Centre | Katherine

Manyallaluk Art and Craft Centre

The Manyallaluk Art and Craft Centre is a community-owned organisation that features the work of local Aboriginal artists. Artists paint on canvas and stringy bark, using handmade ochre pigment or acrylic paint in traditional colours. Painted didgeridoos, small sculptural pieces, firesticks and clap sticks are also available. Paintings abound with images of animal life, bush […]

Merrepen Arts, Culture and Language | Darwin/Katherine

Merrepen Arts, Darwin/Katherine

Merrepen Arts, located at Nauiyu Community Daly River (NT), is a well established arts centre with around 20 artists working in a variety of traditional and contemporary mediums painting regularly in a custom designed art centre. A number of the most established artists from the region are now recognised on a national level. The number […]

MiMi Aboriginal Art & Craft | Katherine

MiMi Aboriginal Art and Craft

Mimi is an Aboriginal owned and operated not-for-profit art centre. More than fifty per cent of sales are returned to the artists, with the remaining proceeds going towards running the art centre and providing customers with an ethical way to purchase Indigenous artwork. Visitors to Mimi can often enjoy the experience of artists painting at […]

Mowanjum Aboriginal Art & Culture Centre | Kimberley

Mowanjum Aboriginal Art

“Every race of people has a culture to follow. If you lose your culture you are floating… lost. The Mowanjum artists are strong and they know it is their job to pass on their knowledge to young people, to keep the spirit of the Wandjina alive.” Donny Woolagoodja In the culture of the Worrorra, Ngarinyin, […]

Munupi Arts | Tiwi Islands

Munupi Art

Munupi Arts & Crafts Association is located along Melville Islands north-western coastline at Pirlangimpi (Garden Point) and is the most recently formed art centre on the Tiwi Islands. In 1990 the Yikikini Women’s Centre and Pirlangimpi Pottery were incorporated under the name Munupi Arts and Crafts Association giving local artists an opportunity to proudly celebrate […]

Ngukurr Arts Centre | Arnhem Land

Ngukurr Arts

Ngukurr community lies at the very South Eastern edge of Arnhem land. The town is perched on a rise above a bend in the mighty Roper River, with heavily wooded country stretching away to the distance. Ngukurr was created initially as a mission, which provided sanctuary for the many different tribes in the area. This […]

Tiwi Art Network | Tiwi Islands

Tiwi Art

The Tiwi Art Network is an alliance between the three art centres on the Tiwi Islands: Munupi Arts & Crafts Tiwi Designs Jilamara Arts & Crafts The Tiwi Art Network is a not for profit Aboriginal Corporation. For every item of artwork sold, the bulk of the money is returned to the artist and the […]

Tiwi Designs | Tiwi Islands

Tiwi Designs

Tiwi Designs is located at Nguiu on the south eastern corner of Bathurst Island. Nguiu has a population of approximately 1500. Bathurst Island has a land area of 2,200 square kilometres and is 80 kilometres north of Darwin in the Northern Territory, Australia. Nguiu has an airport with regular daily flights and a barge delivery […]

Waralungku Arts | Darwin/Katherine

Waralungku Arts

Waralungku Arts is an Aboriginal owned and controlled arts centre located in the town of Borroloola in the Northern Territory. It is an enterprise of Mabunji Aboriginal Resource Association Incorporated (Mabunji). Waralungku represents several artists from the four different language groups of the region. Yanyuwa, Garrawa, Marra and Gurdanji. Borroloola, is a small town of […]

Warlayirti Artists | Kimberley

Warlayirti Artists

Established in 1987, Warlayirti Artists Aboriginal Corporation is located in the small Indigenous community of Wirrimanu (Balgo) and serves approximately 300 Indigenous artists from the communities of Wirrimanu, Mulan and Kururrrungku (Billiluna). As a leader in best Indigenous practices, it has become a dynamic hub, with an Art Centre, new-Media Centre and a Cultural Centre. […]

Warmun Art Centre | Kimberley

Warmun Art Centre

Warmun artists stand at the forefront of contemporary art. Warmun Art Centre was established by leading artists of the Warmun (Turkey Creek) community, Northern Territory. Warmun was home to leading indigenous artists Rover Thomas, Queenie McKenzie, George Mung Mung and Paddy Jaminji and Jack Britten, who passed on to the current generation of artists many […]

Yarliyil Art Centre | Kimberley

Yarliyil Arts

Based in Halls Creek, on the Great Northern Highway, the Yarliyil Art Centre (pronounced “Yar-Leel”) provides a place for local cultural expression by enabling the ethical production and sale of Aboriginal Art. The Kimberley Language Resource Centre and the Shire of Halls Creek have both been instrumental in supporting the re-establishment of this Art Centre, […]

Yaruman Art & Culture Centre | Kimberley

Yaruman Art Centre

Yaruman Art Centre is located in the Kundat Djaru Community also known as Ringer Soak, 170km south east of Halls Creek and only 50km from the NT border. The local language is Djaru. The Art Centre’s focus is cultural maintenance and provides support for all cultural activities. Yaruman Art and Culture Aboriginal Corporation is a not-for-profit […]