February 2020 Listings

Northern Territory art galleries and their 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 Cultural Centre

Lot 3238, Stuart Highway, Katherine East 0850.
(08) 8972-3751.
Tues-Fri 10.00 to 5.00, Sat 10.00 to 3.00.
Visit website for exhibition information.


Charles Darwin University 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.
Visit our website for programs and events.

Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT)
Bullocky Point, 19 Conacher Street, The Gardens, Darwin 0820.
(08) 8999-8264.
Free entry.
Tues-Sun 10.00 to 4.00, closed Mon.
To Feb 23 Sidney Nolan’s Ned Kelly series.
To March 22 Between the moon and the stars. Read more…

‘Between the Moon and the Stars’, installation view at Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, 21 March 2019 to 22 March 2020. Courtesy Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

To June 28 Therese Ritchie: burning hearts. Read more…
Ongoing, Unruly Days: Territory life 1911-1921.

Therese Ritchie, Our organs are sacred, 2011, inkjet print, ed. 1/5, 119.5 x 79.5cm. Queensland Art Gallery Collection. Gift of the artist through the Queensland Art Gallery Foundation 2013. Donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program Acc. 2013.036 © Therese Ritchie

Northern Centre for Contemporary Art (NCCA)
Vimy Lane, Parap 0820.
(08) 8981-5368.
Mon-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 7 to March 7 Off The Walls – a group exhibition by 6 contemporary local artists using VR as their medium.

Outstation Gallery
8 Parap Place, Parap, Darwin 0820.
(08) 8981-4822.
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.

Tactile Arts
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.
Tactile Arts is a member-based, not-for-profit community arts organisation that actively supports and promotes artists and craftspeople from Darwin and the top end of the Northern Territory.

Alice Springs

Araluen Arts Centre
Larapinta Drive, Alice Springs 0870.
(08) 8951-1122.
Tues-Sat 10.00 to 4.00, Sun 10.00 to 2.00. Closed Mon.
To Feb 9 Franca Baraclough: The Visitors. Read more…

Franca Barraclough, Crowned Land (detail). Photograph: Mick Walters. Courtesy the artist and Araluen Arts Centre, Northern Territory

To March 1 Greenbush Art Group: Shake, Rattle and Roll – A History of Central Australian Transport.
Feb 22 to March 29 (opening Fri Feb 21, 6pm) For Country, For Nation – an Australian War Memorial Touring Exhibition exploring stories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander experience during war and peace.

Bronwyn Bancroft, Time marches on, mixed media, made in Balmain, New South Wales, 2010. Courtesy the Australian War Memorial, Australian Capital Territory, ART94626

Artback NT
Arts Development and Touring
67 Bath Street, Alice Springs 0871.
(08) 8953-5941.
Artback NT works with artists from around the Northern Territory to develop and tour their work to local, national and international audiences. From visual arts and music to performing arts and traditional and contemporary dance, we collaborate with artists to create, cultivate and share their stories. Artback NT identifies and assists with funding opportunities, establishing and coordinating local, national and international tours of artistic work and the designing of public programs and marketing materials.

Watch This Space
8 Gap Road, Alice Springs 0870.
(08) 8952-1949.
Wed-Fri 12.00 to 5.00, and Sat 10.00 to 2.00 during exhibitions.
Showcasing local, interstate and international emerging and established artists.
Wed Feb 26, 6pm Book Launch: Permanent Recession, presented by All Conference.
Travelling Artist in Residence: Tarzan JungleQueen. Open studio TBC, see website.