November 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 November 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.


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 Feb 17, 2018 Colin Holt: a survey.

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 Nov 26 National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Awards. Australia’s longest running and most prestigious Indigenous art awards.

David Frank, Opal miners, synthetic polymer paint on linen, 34th Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Awards

To Jan 14, 2018 A Frontier Journey: Photographs by Otto Tschirn 1915-18. Remarkable insights into the social world of the changing Central Australian frontier during the early years of the 20th century.
To Feb 4, 2018 A Ticket To Paradise. Delves into the rich diversity of the nation’s migrants and their experiences, and looks at the Australian government’s ambitious promotional campaigns following World War II.
To Feb 18, 2018 Tjunguṉtja: from having come together. The most significant collection of early Papunya paintings in the world. Read more…

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

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.
Nov 4 to Dec 2 (opening Fri Nov 3, 6pm) Gallery 1, Gallery 2 and Boxset: Through My Eyes by Jenny Ashby. NCCA will be exhibiting Jenny Ashby’s paintings, curated by Rita Macarounas. Ashby is an Australian artist who has been living in Bali for the past seven years, this body of work is a response to her experiences there. This is Ashbys first exhibition in Darwin.

Ashby, Morning Catch, ink and watercolor wash on 320gsm paper, section of diptych sizes approx. of each drawing: 175 x143cm. Courtesy the 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 Nov 4 Pennyrose Wiggins.
Nov 11 to Dec 10 (opening Fri Nov 10, 5.30pm) A View from the Bush – New Landscapes by Steve Gough. Read more…

Steve Gough, White-gaped Honeyeater and Kurrajong, 2017, oil on board, 21 x 15cm

Steve Gough, Northern Rosella on Gold Leaf, 2017, oil and 22ct gold leaf on board, 22 x 29cm

Tactile Arts Gallery
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
61 Larapinta Drive, Alice Springs 0870.
(08) 8951-1122.
Daily 10.00 to 4.00.
To Feb, 2018 (opening Fri Nov 10, 6pm) Museum and Galleries of New South Wales’ People Like Us captures universal aspects of the contemporary human condition through film, animation, digital and interactive art. This exhibition reveals the many experimental technologies being deployed by Australian and international artists as they comment on issues confronting us in the 21st century.
Nov 11 to 19 Alice Springs Quilting Club 2017 Exhibition.

Angelica Mesiti, Rapture (silent anthem), 2009, Single-channel video, colour. 10 minutes, 10 seconds. Courtesy the artist and Anna Schwartz Gallery, Melbourne

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.