February 2018 Listings

Art Almanac is the essential guide to Australia’s art galleries – a monthly magazine listing the exhibition schedules of over 550 art galleries throughout Australia, packaged in an easy-to-use format, supported by a gallery and artist index, and profiles of current art exhibitions. Northern Territory art galleries and their February 2018 exhibition schedules are listed below, for listings of art galleries in other Australian states please use the links above.

Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts and Cultural Centre
Stuart Highway , Katherine East 0850.
(08) 8972-3751.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 3.00.


Charles Darwin University Art Gallery
Ground Floor, Building Orange 12, Casuarina Campus, Darwin 0909.
(08) 8946-6621.
Wed-Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat 10.00 to 2.00.
Visit our website for programs and events.
To Feb 17 Colin Holt: a survey.

Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT)
19 Conacher Street, The Gardens, Darwin 0820.
(08) 8999-8264.
Free entry.
Mon-Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
To Feb 4 A Ticket To Paradise?
To Feb 18 Tjunguntja: from having come together – is about the most significant collection of early Papunya paintings in the world. Read more…

David Corby (Tjapaltjarri, Ngaliya Warlpiri, 1940-1980), Untitled (Bushfire Dreaming associated with Warlugulong), 1972, synthetic polymer paint on Masonite. Collection of the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

Feb 3 to July 1 a thousand miles from everywhere by Franck Gohier – a survey of the work of Darwin-based artist Franck Gohier; painter, printmaker, film-maker, collaborator and activist – half provocateur, half raconteur. Read more…

Franck Gohier, Self portrait as a buffalo hunter, 2017, pen and ink on cotton rag paper, MAGNT Collection. Photograph: Mitchell Fine Art, Queensland
© the artist

Northern Centre for Contemporary Art (NCCA)
Vimy Lane, Parap 0820.
(08) 8981-5368.
Wed-Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat 10.00 to 2.00 or by appt. Closed public hols.
The Northern Centre for Contemporary Art delivers leading local, national and international contemporary art to Darwin.
Feb 24 to March 24 (opening Fri Feb 23, 6pm) retrospective of international group exhibition – in June/July 2015 NCCA ran its second Artists’ Camp in the Top End for Indonesian artists. Five Balinese artists and one Bali-based Javanese artist spent time in a number of Top End and Central Desert locations. The body of work produced is an interpretation of the NT landscape and Balinese culture.

Suryani, Beswick – Darwin, 2015, acrylic on canvas, 95 x 116cm. Photograph: Fiona Morrison. Courtesy the artist and Northern Centre for Contemporary Art

Feb 23 to March 17 (opening Fri Feb 23, 6pm) Lyrical by Kat Borrow – is about Borrow’s favourite band The Beatles and the major impact it had on her life and love of music.
Also, The Mystical by Dana Duncan.

Kat Borrow, Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds. Courtesy the artist and Northern Centre for Contemporary Art

Dana Duncan, Three Green Puzzle. Courtesy the artist and Northern Centre for Contemporary Art

Outstation Gallery
8 Parap Place, Parap, Darwin 0820.
(08) 8981-4822.
Established in 2008, Outstation Gallery works directly with art centres in the presentation and promotion of Indigenous art from the Tiwi Islands, Arnhem Land, the Western Desert, the Kimberley and Central and South Australia.
Feb 3 to 27 Rising Stars 2018.

Tactile Arts Gallery
Contemporary Craft Studios and Gallery
19 Conacher Street (located in the grounds of the Museum and Art Gallery of NT), Fannie Bay 0810.
(08) 8981-6616.
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 4.00.

Alice Springs

Araluen Arts Centre
Larapinta Drive, Alice Springs 0870.
(08) 8951-1122.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00.
To Feb 18 Museums and Galleries of NSW: People Like Us.
To March 11 iNsTagrammers:The best of NT photography from Instagram. Read more…

Image: @siri.omberg. Courtesy the artist and Northern Territory Library

Image: @codythomas711. Courtesy the artist and Northern Territory Library

To April 11 Presence: a dialogue in Country.
To Oct Living Country – drawn from the Araluen Collection this exhibition explores the significance of Country to Aboriginal people.

Artback NT
Arts Development and Touring
67 Bath Street, Alice Springs 0871.
(08) 8953-5941.
Artback NT is the Northern Territory’s arts development and touring agency. The visual arts program works with individuals, groups and arts-based organisations to present and tour dynamic and exciting visual arts exhibitions nationally and within the Northern Territory with a focus on the development and promotion of Northern Territory artists.

Watch This Space ARI
8 Gap Road, Alice Springs 0870.
(08) 8952-1949.
Wed-Fri 12.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 2.00 during exhibitions.
Showcasing local, interstate and international emerging and established artists.