Museums

Defence of Darwin Experience

In the 1960s, the Royal Australian Artillery Association (NT), took action over the vandalising of the 9.2-inch gun emplacements of East Point. These guns, together with many six-inch pieces, formed the anti-ship defence of the town in World War II from the first bombing on the 19th February 1942 an...

Chan Contemporary Art Space

The Chan Contemporary Art Space is a demonstraton of the Territory Government's commitment to supportng Territory's cultural environment. The exhibiton space will increase awareness of the diversity of Territory contemporary visual art including new media, craf and design, and will provide creatve...

Lyons Cottage (British Australian Telegraph Company)

Part museum, part shop, part tourism hub, this beautful stone cotage on the Esplanade is well worth a visit. Lining the thick stone walls of the outer rooms are large black and white photographs which take the visitor right back through Darwin's early setler history. The adjacent rooms house the r...

Framed Art Gallery

Take home a piece of original Darwin design from Frame Gallery, a large gallery specialising in Australian fne art and craf including sculpture, woodwork, ceramics, blown glass, textles and of course fne art.Located fve minutes from the Darwin city centre, Frame Gallery presents and sells a wide v...

Tiwi Design Aboriginal Corporation

Tiwi Design, located on Bathurst Island, started from a small Catholic Presbytery in 1969. Two young men, Bede Tungatalum and Giovanni Tipungwut, worked with the art teacher, Madeline Clear, to produce woodblock prints. The artsts soon began to transfer their designs onto silk screens and printng...

Darwin Military Museum

The Darwin Military Museum was originally set up as an artillery museum by the Royal Australian Artillery Association to exhibit photographs and artefacts from Darwin's war time history, including the bombing of Darwin by the Japanese during World War II. The 64 raids conducted on Darwin lasted for...

Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

The Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) is the Northern Territory's premier cultural organisation. The Museum and Art Gallery in Darwin is set in a scenic location overlooking the Arafura Sea at Bullocky Point. MAGNT is home to internationally renowned artistic, cultural and...

Munupi Art Centre

Munupi Arts & Crafts Association is located along Melville Island's north-western coastline at Pirlangimpi (Garden Point) and is the most recently formed art centre on the Tiwi Islands. In 1990 the Yikikini Women’s Centre and Pirlangimpi Pottery were incorporated under the name Munupi Arts and Craft...

Tiwi Art Network

The Tiwi Art Network is an alliance between the three art centres on the Tiwi Islands – Munupi Arts and Crafts, Tiwi Design and Jilamara Arts and Crafts. The Tiwi Art Network aims to promote an understanding of Tiwi art, market the works produced by the art centres and facilitate art buying trips to...

Mason Gallery

The Mason Gallery brings to Darwin the distnctve designs and bright bold colours of art created by Aboriginal artsts of the Central Australia and the Western Desert regions. Call in to wander through the gallery and see these vibrant interpretatons of dreaming stories or even choose a piece to add...

Aboriginal Fine Arts Gallery

Visit the Aboriginal Fine Arts Gallery in Knuckey Street, Darwin, and browse around a range of traditional and contemporary Aboriginal art and craft. View Aboriginal paintings, works on bark, hand-woven baskets, didjeridus, carvings from Arnhem Land and the Central and Western desert regions, and mo...

Didgeridoo Hut and Art Gallery

Didgeridoo Hut and Art Gallery, in Humpty Doo (only 30 minutes from the city), is owned and operated by Aboriginal people. Authentic art is produced by artists who are part of the owner’s extended family, who stay onsite while they are working. A majority of the artists are from Kakadu and Arnhem La...

Mbantua Gallery Darwin

Mbantua Gallery Darwin provides a beautiful environment in which to view the beautiful works from Central Australia's Utopia region. Amongst the artists represented are, Emily Kngwarreye, Barbara Weir, Minnie Pwerle, Abie Loy as well as emerging artist Janelle Stockman. A variety of painting and siz...

Australian Aviation Heritage Centre

Step back in tme and explore Northern Territory heritage. The Australian Aviaton Heritage Centre, located in Winnellie, Darwin, houses an impressive collecton of the Territory's aviaton history and reminds us of Darwin's fronter role in World War II.A massive B52 Bomber dwarfs other exhibits, incl...

Northern Centre for Contemporary Art

NCCA (formerly 24HR Art) was established in 1989 as a non-profit association. NCCA grew out of a long-standing desire of many individuals and organisations in the Territory for a venue dedicated specifically to the promotion and support of contemporary visual art; to create an environment that offer...

Jilamara Arts and Crafts

Jilamara Arts and Crafts Association located in Milikapiti on Melville Island, has grown into a highly respected art centre servicing the needs of 60 local Tiwi artists. The artists are renowned for their use of natural ochres across the media of paintings, tunga baskets, tutini poles and carvings.J...

Outstation Gallery - Aboriginal Art from Art Centres

This exciting Aboriginal art gallery, located in the Parap gallery precinct in Darwin, Australia, showcases high quality and affordable Aboriginal artwork from established and emerging Aboriginal artists.The directors source the exhibited works from over 14 remote Aboriginal community art centres in...

Indo Pacific Marine

Indo Pacific Marine is a unique exhibition which promotes their man-made onshore marine ecosystems, highlighting the exclusive features of the coral reefs. Indo Pacific Marine is the longest established marine visitor education facility in the Northern Territory. This exhibition is distinctive becau...