September 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 September 2017 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.
Sept 8 to Oct 21 Punuku Tjukurpa – wood carving and painting by artists from the Maruku Arts centre, Uluru.


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 Sept 30 Salon des Refusés.

Pollyanne Tjunkaya Smith, Mamungari, 2017, acrylic in linen, 200 x 200cm

Helen Ganalmirriwuy, Garrawurra Bowarta (bush Turkey) body paint design, 2017, ochre on bark, 102 x 58cm

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 Sept 3 HOT! Highlights from the MAGNT art collection.
To Nov 26 34th Telstra NATSIAA – Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Awards.

Anwar Young, Unrupa Rhonda Dick and Frank Young, Kulata Tjuta – Wati kulunypa tjukurpa (Many spears – Young fella story), 37 spears, digital print, wood, kangaroo tendon, kiti (natural glue), 34th Telstra NATSIAA, winners.

To Feb 18, 2018 Tjungutja: from having come together.
Sept 10 to Jan 14, 2018 A Frontier Journey: Photographs by Otto Tschirn 1915-18.

Otto Tschirn, Myself on Camel, 1915-18. Courtesy Ian Anderson and the Tschirn family. © Tschirn estate

Sept 16 to Feb 14, 2018 A Ticket To Paradise.

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. Closed public hols.
The Northern Centre for Contemporary Art delivers leading local, national and international contemporary art to Darwin.
Through Sept (opening Fri Sept 1, 6pm) Tonality in Time and Space by Mats Unden. Unden is a Darwin-based artist and musician originally from Sweden, specialising in interdisciplinary and experimental printmaking and sound/electronic art. Artist talks: Sat 2 Sept, 12-1.30pm.
Also, Near Life Experience by Craig Hoy – Cairns-based artist of mostly ceramics-based work and installation shows in Darwin for the first time as part of NCCAís tropical city dialogue.
Also, Rooted Complexity by Kerry Taylor – Darwin-based artist.

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.
To Sept 19 Tjala Arts. Sept 22 to Nov 4 Pennyrose Wiggins.

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.

The Residency Alice Springs
Cnr Parsons and Hartley streets, Alice Springs
(08) 8953-6073.
Aug 28 to Oct 3 Near the Shore by Marina Strocchi.

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.
Sept 1 to Sept 9 (opening Fri Sept 1, 6pm) Theia Connell and Grace Herbert.
Presentation: Tues Sept 5, 6.30pm Violet Sunset by Kim Mahood.
Sept 13 to 15 (opening Thurs Sept 14, 6pm) Joseph Burgess.