April 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 April 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.
April 13 to May 26 Ngerringkrretj – We Hold Strong – new paintings, sculptures and works on paper by artists from the remote community of Peppimenarti in the Northern Territory. Read more…

Regina Pilawuk Wilson painting at Durrmu Art Centre in the community of Peppimenarti in 2015
Courtesy the artist and © Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts and Cultural Centre, Northern Territory


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 May 5 People Like Us.

Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT)
19 Conacher Street, The Gardens, Darwin 0820.
(08) 8999-8264.
Free entry.
Daily 10.00 to 5.00 closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Day, and Good Friday.
To May 12 EX!T ART 2017 Year 12 student exhibition.
To July 1 a thousand miles from everywhere by Franck Gohier. Read more…

Franck Gohier, Poinciana Woman, 2012, screenprint. MAGNT Collection © Franck Gohier

Franck Gohier, Poinciana Woman, 2012, screenprint
Courtesy the artist and MAGNT Collection

To July 15 Defying Empire: 3rd National Indigenous Art Triennial – a National Gallery of Australia exhibition.
Through April Feeling for pattern: 50 years of Tiwi pottery.

Northern Centre for Contemporary Art (NCCA)
Vimy Lane, Parap 0820.
(08) 8981-5368.
Mon-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.
To April 14 Fecund: Fertile Worlds. Read more…
April 21 to 28 (opening Fri April 20, 6pm) Art Mart 2018 – art for sale at NCCA – a group exhibition with local, interstate and international artists. One week only. Mon-Fri 10.00 to 4.00. Sat 10.00 to 2.00.

Katt Borrow, Jan, pencil on paper. 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.
March 31 to April 21 Men’s painting show – Mangkaja Arts.

Tactile Arts
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 April 8 Clay Stories: Contemporary Indigenous Ceramics from Remote Australia.
To May 7 Greenbush Art Group: Big mob of dogs!
To Oct Living Country.
April 27 to June 17 (opening Fri April 27, 6pm) The 40th Alice Prize – one of Australia’s longest running and most renowned regional art prizes, to celebrate the 40th Alice Prize the 2018 winning artist will receive $40,000.

Winner of the 2016 Alice Prize – Naomi Hobson, High Pine, 2015, acrylic on linen, 200 x 200cm
Araluen Art Collection. Acquired by the Alice Springs Art Foundation

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.
To April 7 Outta The Blue by Al Bethune.
April 19 to 21 (opening Thurs April 19, 4.30-7.30pm) WTS Annual Zine Fair.