Art Centre Directory

Anindilyakwa Arts & Cultural Centre | Arnhem Land

Anindilyakwa Arts Centre

Anindilyakwa Art was established in 2005 by the Anindilyakwa Land Council to help local artists promote and sell their artwork. Groote Eylandt is a small island in the Gulf of Carpentaria and is an aboriginal reserve. Until the opening of the Art Centre the local artists were very limited in outlets for art sales, usually […]

Buku Larrnggay Mulka Art Centre | Arnhem Land

Buku Larrnggay Mulka Art Centre

The art of the Yirrkala region has been developing an appreciative audience since the township was founded as a mission in 1935. Work from Yirrkala was amongst the earliest commercial Aboriginal art marketed by Methodist Overseas Mission. There is strong evidence to suggest that the art emerging from Yirrkala in the mid 1950s was a […]

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 […]

Maningrida Arts and Culture | Arnhem Land

Maningrida Arts and Culture, Arnhem Land

Ivan Namirrkki, Kuninjku artist, 2003 Maningrida Arts and Culture (MAC) represents more than 250 Aboriginal artists of the Maningrida region. The Kuninjku homelands are situated in western Arnhem Land, in the far north of Australia. Sandstone escarpments crown dense, tropical eucalypt forests and grasslands, which open up on to the vast seasonal floodplains of the […]

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 […]

Mardbalk Arts and Crafts | Arnhem Land

Mardbalk Arts, Arnhem Land

Mardbalk Arts and Crafts is situated at Warruwi Community on South Goulburn Island, in the Arafura Sea just off the coast of Coburg Peninsula. The community is made up of 3 main clans, the Maung, Walang and Gunwingku clans. There is also a strong presence of the Galpu Clan from Elcho Island that make Warruwi […]

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 […]

Milingimbi Art and Culture | Arnhem Land

Milingimbi Art, Arnhem Land

Milingimbi is an island community literally just off the coast of Arnhem Land in the far north of Australia, approximately 400 km east of Darwin, Northern Territory. A number of different clan groups exist among the population of around 1,000 that call Milingimbi home, including surrounding outstations (or homelands). There is a long tradition of creative […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]