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.
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…
Northern Centre for Contemporary Art (NCCA)
Vimy Lane, Parap 0820.
(08) 8981-5368. nccart.com.au
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
8 Parap Place, Parap, Darwin 0820.
(08) 8981-4822. www.outstation.com.au
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.
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. www.artbacknt.com.au
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. email@example.com www.wts.org.au
Wed-Fri 12.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 2.00 during exhibitions.
Showcasing local, interstate and international emerging and established artists.