Art Centre Directory

Babbarra Designs | Arnhem Land

Babbarra Designs, Arnhem Land

The Babbarra Women’s Centre is proudly owned by Bawinanga Aboriginal Corporation (BAC). It began as a women’s refuge in the 1983. Now a women’s CDEP centre, it provides employment, and training opportunities through the establishment and operation of appropriate small business enterprises. The Centre runs a textiles workshop, specialising in the production of hand crafted […]

Bima Wear | Tiwi Islands

Bima Wear, Tiwi Islands

Bima Wear is a fabric printmaking and clothing business based at Wurrumiyanga (formerly Nguiu), Bathurst Island, Tiwi Islands off the northern coast of Darwin in the Northern Territory of Australia. Twelve Tiwi women currently produce unique fabric prints and sewn garments in brilliant, bold, timeless designs. Fabrics feature traditional symbols, structures and family and environmental […]

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 […]

Dunnilli Arts | Darwin

Dunnilli Arts, Darwin

Dunnilli Arts, part of Nungalinya College, located in Darwin stands on Larrakia land. The name Dunnilli was given to the Art Centre by the Larrakia nation and means “to make something special”. Dunnilli Arts runs training courses for Indigenous students in textile art including screen-printing and batik. Artwork is for sale through Dunnilli Arts and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Numburindi Arts | Arnhem Land

Numburindi Arts

Numburindi Arts is a project first started by the by the Numbulwar School Secondary Girls in 2010. This is our first Arts Centre in Numbulwar and the first chance people have to buy our unique arts and crafts directly from the artists. We have now continued the business in our Ngarggu Senior Class for the […]

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 […]

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, […]