Northern Territory art galleries and their MAY 2022 exhibition schedules are listed below, grouped by region. For listings in other Australian states please use the What’s On menu above.

Godinymayin Yijard Rivers Arts and Culture Centre
Lot 3238, Stuart Highway, Katherine East 0850.
(08) 8972-3751.
Mon–Fri 9.00 to 5.00, Sat 9.00 to 2.00. Closed Sun and public hols.
Visit website for exhibition program.


Charles Darwin University Art Gallery
Ground floor, Building Orange 12.1.02, Casuarina Campus, Darwin 0909.
(08) 8946-6621.
Wed–Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat 10.00 to 2.00.
To July 9 long water: fibre stories. Read more . . .

Elisa Jane Carmichael, Carrying Fish Trap 1–2, 2018–19. Photograph: Marc Pricop. Courtesy the artist, Institute of Modern Art, Queensland and Charles Darwin University Art Gallery

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 4.00.
Visit the website for exhibitions and visitor information.

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.

Outstation Gallery
8 Parap Place, Parap, Darwin 0820.
(08) 8981-4822.
Instagram: @outstation_gallery
Tues 10.00 to 1.00, Wed–Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 2.00. Closed Sun–Mon.
Outstation Gallery works directly with Aboriginal art centres in the presentation and promotion of art from the Tiwi Islands, Arnhem Land, the Western Desert, the Kimberley, and Central and South Australia.
To May 7 Tjala Arts – group show.
May 13 to June 4 Dino Wilson – solo exhibition.

Tactile Arts
19 Conacher Street, The Gardens, Darwin 0810.
(08) 8981-6616.
Tues–Sun 10.00 to 4.00. Closed public hols and during exhibition changeover.
Tactile Arts is a member based, not-for-profit organisation that has been showcasing and promoting makers of contemporary art and craft in the top end of the Northern Territory since 1973. Includes craft studios and gallery.

Alice Springs

Araluen Arts Centre
Larapinta Drive, Alice Springs 0870.
(08) 8951-1122.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00.
To June 1 Desert Mob Retrospective – curated to celebrate Desert Mob’s 30th Anniversary, this exhibition consists of 50 artworks and showcases the energy, vibrancy and accomplishments across the last three decades of some of Australia’s most important art movements.
To June 5 The 42nd Alice Prize – an acquisitive national contemporary art prize, welcoming entries from around Australia, in any medium or theme.

Artback NT
67 Bath Street, Alice Springs 0871.
(08) 8953-5941.
Artback NT is an Arts Development and Touring organisation working with artists from around the Northern Territory to develop and tour their work to local, national and international audiences.

Watch This Space
8 Gap Road, Alice Springs 0870.
(08) 8952-1949.
Wed–Fri 12.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 2.00, during exhibitions.
A dynamic contemporary artist-run space with a long history in the desert of Central Australia. Their annual Creative Program supports local and interstate, Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal, emerging and established artists, collectives, curators and community organisations with a focus on experimental arts and social practices.

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