July 2017 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 July 2017 exhibition schedules are listed below, for listings of art galleries in other Australian states please use the links above.


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 July 15 The Sculptures of Atauro Island.

Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT)
19 Conacher Street, The Gardens 0820.
(08) 8999-8264.
Free entry.
Mon-Sun 10.00 to 5.00.
To Aug 13 Hot! Highlights from the MAGNT art collection.
To Aug 27 Undiscovered by Michael Cook.
July 1 to Feb 18, 2018 (opening Sun July 2, 11am and book launch, talks 2pm) Tjunguṉtja: from having come together.

Anatjari Tjampitjinpa, Ngaatjatjarra Pintupi (c.1938-1992), Dreaming, 1971, synthetic polymer paint on paper board. Purchased 1972

Northern Centre for Contemporary Art (NCCA)
Vimy Lane, Parap 0820.
(08) 8981-5368.
Director: Maurice O’Riordan.
Wed-Fri 10.00 to 4.00, Sat 10.00 to 2.00 or by appt.
The Northern Centre for Contemporary Art delivers leading local, national and international contemporary art to Darwin.
To July 22 Punuku Tjukurpa a Visions of Australia – touring exhibition from Artback NT, curated by Steve Fox in partnership with Maruku Arts.
July 8 to Aug 6 In association with Araluen Arts Centre, NCCA presents the annual Portrait of a Senior Territorian Art Award – the only portrait award exhibition in the country that puts a spotlight on seniors. An offsite exhibition at Darwin Entertainment Centre Gallery, 93 Mitchell Street, Darwin City.

Henry Smith, Craig San Roque, 2017, oil on canvas, 90 x 80cm. Courtesy the artist and Araluen Arts Centre, Northern Territory

Rolley Mintuma, Kali, c. 1998, Ngalta (Desert Kurrajong), acrylic paint, 59 x 25 x 35.5cm. Courtesy the artist and Maruku Arts, Northern Territory

Alice Springs

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.

RAFT artspace
8 Hele Crescent, Alice Springs 0870.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 3.00.
July 8 to 29 Tjupi Taanu – Papunya Tjupi Artists. Read more…

Tilau Nangala, Mikantji, 2017, acrylic on linen, 183 x 152cm

Watch This Space ARI
8 Gap Road, Alice Springs 0870.
(08) 8952-1949.
Tues-Fri 12.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 2.00 during exhibitions.
Showcasing local, interstate and international emerging and established artists.
July 14 to 29 (opening Fri July 14, 6pm) Belly a group exhibition featuring all female artists, curated by Zoya Godoroja-Prieckaerts.

1. Collaboration between Elliat and Golda Rich (mother and 3-year-old daughter), Golda belly print, 2017, acrylic and body on paper, 38 x 100cm
2. Collaboration between Elliat and Golda Rich (mother and 3-year-old daughter), Elliat belly print, 2017, acrylic and body on paper, 40 x 100cm

Claire Capel-Stanley, This drifting material, held and holding, 2016, tissues, sleep, cotton, wooden chairs, electric light, dimensions variable