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September 2020

Pop-Up Studio Art

September 27, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Pop-up Art Sale – J Taylor, 1 Wallis street
East Side, NT 0870 Australia
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Jennifer Taylor Pop-up studio sale sunday september 27 9 - 5 1 wallis st paintings, small sculptures, drawings, from tiny to large take home some treasures, and help an artist stay afloat in the time of COVID! cash and carry portion of proceeds to Arid Lands Environment Centre

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October 2020

Hermannsburg and Paint – Neridah Stockley

October 1, 2020 @ 8:00 am - November 8, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by Araluen Arts Centre Artist floortalk: Saturday 15 August, 10.30am The 2019 recipient of the Arts NT Creative-in-Residence at the Araluen Arts Centre, Neridah Stockley, a nationally recognised multi-disciplinary artist who has been based in Alice Springs for 19 years, presents a unique body of work in response to Hermannsburg. Hermannsburg is a locally and internationally recognised chapter of inland Australia history; site of Lutheran Mission activity coupled with the Hermannsburg School of watercolour painting made famous by Albert Namatjira. It is a unique cross-cultural heritage site characterised by…

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Sidewalk Chalk Art Workshop

October 1, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Ooraminna Station Homestead, Maryvale Road
Hale, NT 0872 Australia
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Sarah Cook Artist

Sidewalk Art, School holiday fun and keep the creative learning going! Enjoy dinner under the stars as well on the beautiful Ooraminna Station Homestead patio. We can work with you to create your own Pavement Art, Chalk Art - call it what you will it is a wonderful way to express yourself and have fun all at the same time. All levels of artists welcome. Sarah has completed a Bachelor of Performing Arts and a Masters Degree of International and…

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Plein air Drawing

October 31, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join the 2019 Arts NT Araluen Arts Centre Creative-in- Residence recipient, Neridah Stockley, for a morning of plein air drawing.  Location to be confirmed, closer to the date.  Maximum of 8 adults. No cost.  Individuals to bring own materials. Email Neridah - neridahjs@gmail.com for more details. The Creative-in Residence Program is proudly sponsored by the Northern Territory Government.

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November 2020

Atunymara Kanyinma – Respect

November 6, 2020 - November 28, 2020
Raft Art Space, 8 Hele Cres
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Alec Baker Angkuna Baker Peter Mungkuri Maisie King 6-28 November 2020 In partnership with Iwantja Arts

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Plein air Drawing

November 7, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join the 2019 Arts NT Araluen Arts Centre Creative-in- Residence recipient, Neridah Stockley, for a morning of plein air drawing.  Location to be confirmed, closer to the date.  Maximum of 8 adults. No cost.  Individuals to bring own materials. Email Neridah - neridahjs@gmail.com for more details. The Creative-in Residence Program is proudly sponsored by the Northern Territory Government.

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Christmas MarketPlace

November 14, 2020 @ 8:00 am - November 15, 2020 @ 8:00 pm

It has been an iconic year. Full of challenges and interruptions, this year has influenced some expressive, energetic and bold works. Desart’s online Christmas MarketPlace celebration is a chance to explore these works and stories from the desert artists. Paintings, weavings, sculptures and more will be available over two days from over 20 art centres. Your support goes directly to artists, their families, jobs and communities. Participating art centres: Ikuntji Artists  /  Arlpwe Art & Culture Centre  /  Iltja Ntjarra…

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Tjanpi Desert Weavers

November 24, 2020 @ 8:00 am - December 24, 2020 @ 2:00 pm

Tjanpi Desert Weavers Gallery is open everyday Monday-Friday 10am to 4pm in the lead up to Christmas.  Come over to 3 Wilkinson Street and have a look at our beautiful selection of baskets, sculptures and merchandise.

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Alice Springs Quilting Club 2020 Exhibition

November 27, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - December 5, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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colourful triangle and square patterned quilt

Presented by the Alice Springs Quilting Club The Alice Springs Quilting Club 2020 Exhibition brings together the outstanding examples of quilting practice by both amateur and professional quilters from across Alice Springs. Reflecting creativity and craftsmanship, hand and machine approaches, the traditional and experimental, the Alice Springs Quilting Club Exhibition is also a space for the exchange of ideas and skills between Quilting Club members and those interested in the art of quilting. Mesmerising with its colour, pattern, abstraction, story telling and social commentary,…

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Paint the Night by Moonlight

November 28, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - November 29, 2020 @ 9:00 am
Earth Sanctuary, 4005 Colonel Rose Dr
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Join The Artist Expedition Society at The Earth Sanctuary for a unique art and astronomy camping experience. This evening experience combines The Earth Sanctuary’s award-winning night sky tour with The Artist Expedition Society’s night painting workshop in one of the best night sky viewing areas in the world, on the night of the Full Moon. Paint by moonlight, learn about the night sky, and camp out under the stars in a swag. This spectacular experience is set to leave your…

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December 2020

Alice Springs Public Library Mural Launch

December 2, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Alice Springs Public Library, 28 Gregory Terrace
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Please join us to celebrate the launch of the Alice Springs Town Council & Bindi Mwerre Anthurre Artists Collaborative Mural as part of International Day of People with Disability celebrations! This vibrant mural, located on the riverside walls of the Alice Springs Public Library, was painted by Luritja/Pitjantjatjara man Billy Tjampijinpa Kenda, and depicts stories and life in the Central Desert as observed by Billy. Light refreshments will be provided

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Bindi Paper Trails Exhibition Opening

December 12, 2020 @ 10:00 am - December 18, 2020 @ 12:00 pm
Bindi Enterprises, 47 Elder Street
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Paper Trails is a premier exhibition born from a collaboration between Bindi’s three departments: the Contracts room, Workshop and the Bindi Mwerre Anthurre Artists. The sculptures, works on paper and boards in the exhibition deal with running Central Australian themes such as landscapes, portraits and motorcars. Bold and playful, the paper pulp sculptures are fabricated by upcycling shredded documents that are residue from Bindi’s Confidential Shredding business that takes place in the Contracts room. The Bindi Workshop has crafted timber…

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February 2021

Alice Upcy­cle Art Prize – entries now open

Tue February 16 @ 8:00 am - Thu May 20 @ 5:00 pm

Alice Springs Town Coun­cil is excit­ed to announce the inau­gur­al Alice Upcy­cle Art Prize! This addi­tion to the Alice Springs arts cal­en­dar is an ini­tia­tive from Council’s Cli­mate Action Plan that cel­e­brates artis­tic inno­va­tion whilst pro­mot­ing envi­ron­men­tal awareness. As a sculp­tur­al exhi­bi­tion and art prize, the pro­gram will show­case the cre­ativ­i­ty and sculp­tur­al art­works of Cen­tral Aus­tralian artists, work­ing with recy­cled and repur­posed mate­ri­als at a time where reduc­ing, reusing and recy­cling is more impor­tant than ever before. The exhi­bi­tion venue…

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March 2021

From Australia: An Accumulation Exhibition Opening

Fri March 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Watch This Space, 8 Gap Rd
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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From Australia: An Accumulation is an imagining of Australian nationalism made through drawing, printmaking, community-engaged workshops, publications and exhibitions. The project uses the print portfolios produced at the time of the Australian Bicentennial in 1988 as a launching off point. Specifically ‘Aus Australien’, published by Rene Block, and the ‘Bicentennial Portfolio of 25 Australian artists’, published by the Australian Bicentennial Commission. Both have become celebrated time capsules of Australian art and identity. At 2020 and the 250th Anniversary of the…

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Groundswell: Recent movements within art and territory

Sat March 6 @ 10:00 am - Mon April 26 @ 5:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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A Spark NT exhibition curated by Carmen Ansaldo Presented by Artback NT Official Opening: 10:00am, Saturday 6 March Join SPARK NT Curator Carmen Ansaldo in conversation with artists Kelly-Lee Hickey and Mel Robson, Apmereke-artweye of Mparntwe and senior Central Australian Custodaian, Elaine Kngwarraye Peckham, and Jimmy Cocking, Alice Springs Councillor, Director of the Arid Lands Environment Centre and prominent environmental voice and advocate in the Central Australian region. Sun Cyanotype workshop with Kelly-Lee Hickey Sunday 7 March, 10.00am at Central Craft Bookings…

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Bitumen & Dirt – Wayne Eager: 30 Years in the Territory

Fri March 26 - Mon June 14
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Developed by Charles Darwin University Art Gallery Opening Friday 26 March Exhibition until Monday 14 June Bitumen & Dirt – Wayne Eager: 30 Years in the Territory is a survey exhibition of paintings and prints by prominent Alice Springs-based artist Wayne Eager. Featuring 78 works from public and private collections around Australia, including the Charles Darwin University Art Collection and the Araluen Art Collection, the exhibition charts Eager’s career since he first arrived in the Northern Territory in 1990. Early observations…

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April 2021

Pop-Up Gallery: Life in the Centre

Thu April 8 @ 5:30 pm - Thu June 17 @ 2:00 pm
Todd St Mall, Todd St
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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This Pop-up exhibition, initiated by the Alice Springs Town Council (ASTC) and developed by the Araluen Arts Centre concentrates on artworks owned by the ASTC within the Araluen Art Collection. This exhibition will focus on Central Australia. The artworks featured in this exhibition provide insights into the capacity of artists in their response to the Centre. Be it of country or the characters the Centre is renowned for, they all contribute to Life in the Centre. Artists include... Albert Namatjira…

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Shifting Currents I J9 Stanton

Fri April 9 @ 6:00 pm - Sat April 24 @ 2:00 pm
Watch This Space, 8 Gap Rd
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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In 2018 over a 5 day and night period I watched my mother struggle for breath, holding her hand, as she took a peaceful journey to the other side of existence. Her last minutes where breath seemed to gently diminish until it had ceased was a profound experience for me. After breath, we are no longer. “Shifting Currents" is an attempt to come to terms with the knowledge of our doom filled trajectory. It is referring to the affects of…

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Six of the Best

Thu April 15 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CAAS Art Shed, 10 Cripse Street
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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An exhibition of six traditional artists work  plus a few latest paintings from Angus McIvor. Donna Larry from Balgo, Esther Bruno from Kiwi Kurra, Evelyn Daniel from Ikuntgi, Wallala Japaljaarri and Thomas Japaljaarri from West Australia, and Polly Mgale from Camel Camp near Utopia. This exhibition will be opened by Jill Bottrall

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Bookmaking Workshops – 5 weeks with Anne Davies

Thu April 22 @ 6:30 pm - Thu May 20 @ 8:30 pm
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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Each workshop would introduce a new technique for example: * The accordion fold * Blizzards * One-sheet books * Japanese stab binding * Soft covers, envelopes and other enclosures Each workshop will be accompanied by notes and references for further exploration. Open to anyone, no skills needed. Thursday 22nd April – Thursday 20th May 6.30-8.30pm BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL $150

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Wide Open Space Festival

Fri April 30 - Sun May 2
Ross River Resort, 7829 Ross Highway
Hale, NT 0872 Australia
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After much anticipation, Wide Open Space reveals its 2021 music line-up and it’s a banger. The multi-day festival is excited to announce Australian powerhouse rapper and indigenous hip-hop pioneer, BRIGGS, will be heading to the heartland of Central Australia alongside energetic electro-pop three-piece, HAIKU HANDS. Joining them is genre-bending, world-touring electronic wonderchild Opiuo, future funk band 30/70, and soulful tech/house mystic UOne in live mode with guitarist Western. Along with a full menu of NT and interstate acts from across…

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May 2021

Dark Skies Festival

Thu May 6 @ 6:00 pm - Fri May 14 @ 10:30 pm
Earth Sanctuary, 4005 Colonel Rose Dr
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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$25

Central Australia's Dark Skies Festival The darkest skies, the brightest stars. A celebration of light, sound, and darkness. Central Australia's Dark Skies Festival takes place at Earth Sanctuary, Alice Springs from May 6th - 14th 2021. Join us to explore the universe in a fusion of art, science, and culture! Wander through a network of red sand pathways at Earth Sanctuary World Nature Centre Discover breathtaking projection art underneath some of the darkest skies in the world Join seasoned astronomers…

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Heat Map: Artist + curator talk

Sat May 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Watch This Space, 8 Gap Rd
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Join curator Saskia Scott and exhibiting artist Anna Madeleine Raupach in conversation. Saskia and Anna will discuss the ideas behind Heat Map and the role of art in the anthropocene. Hear from Anna about the ideas that underpin her work, and from Saskia about the process of curating the exhibition. Heat Map asks us to consider how heat forges our environment, our culture, and our bodies. Both artists, Anna and Bernadette Klavins, engage deeply with the science and data of…

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Artist in Residence Ceramic Workshop with Xanthe Murphy

Sat May 22 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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Saturday 22 May 10.00am-1:00pm Join Artist in residence Xanthe Murphy for an exploration into textural ceramic surfaces inspired by ephemeral patterning found in the local landscape. The workshop will begin with a walk through the grounds of the Araluen precinct to sketch and source inspiration. Participants will then learn hand building and texturing techniques to apply to one ceramic wall hanging and one coil vessel. Cost $60 Bookings essential.

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Life Drawing

Wed May 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until July 28, 2021

CAAS Art Shed, 10 Cripse Street
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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The Central Australian Art Society runs life drawing sessions weekly on a Wednesday night all year round. These are open to non members. There are beginning and experienced artists. There is no teaching but participants share their ideas and enthusiasm. Sessions can have anything from 4 – 10 people. CAAS supplies easels and boards and paper can be bought at cost price. If you’re interested, contact Pam 0432 747 019 for more information. Take a look here: http://caasinc.org./life-drawing/ ALSO on…

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Tjanpi Desert Weavers – ONLINE SALE!

Thu May 27 - Thu June 3

To coincide with Reconciliation Week 2021 Tjanpi Desert Weavers are holding a huge online Super Sale. Products included in the sale will be reduced by 40% and will include sculptures, baskets and beads. Tjanpi will be releasing new works throughout the week and have a huge amount of stock ready to go. Jump online between 27th May and 3rd June to browse through the sale items – please save the date and spread the word far and wide!

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Kapi, Walpa, Wangkanyi (Water, Wind , Talking)

Sat May 29 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Raft Art Space, 8 Hele Cres
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Opening event for the latest group exhibition from the artists of Papunya Tjupi Arts Works in the exhibition inspired by recent rain and seasonal change

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June 2021

Kapi, Walpa, Wangkanyi (Water, Wind , Talking)

Tue June 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Raft Art Space, 8 Hele Cres
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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The latest group exhibition from the artists of Papunya Tjupi Arts. Works in the exhibition inspired by recent rain and seasonal change. Artist featured are Doris Bush Nungarrayi, Candy Nelson Nakamarra, Puuni Brown, Maureen Poulson Napangardi, Priscilla Phillipus Nakamarra, Mary Roberts Nakamarra, Charlotte Phillipus Napurrula, Carbiene McDonald Tjangala, Justin Allen, Rosalie Miller Jugadai Napaltjarri and Martha McDonald Napaltjarri.

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Four Day Workshop – Introduction to Glass Fusing and Slumping with Christine Stewart

Fri June 4 @ 9:30 am - Mon June 7 @ 4:00 pm
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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The journey of Glass Fusing begins with two basic firing schedules. The first is a ‘Full Fuse’ and second a ‘Dimensional or Tack Fuse’ … these are the base firings where learning begins for all Fused and Slumped Glass Projects. Both these firings will be fully covered in the duration of the workshop. Fri 4th, Sat 5th, Sun 6th, Mon 7th June 9.30am-4:00pm BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL $580

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Yanyatjari: Jimmy Donegan

Sat June 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Raft Art Space, 8 Hele Cres
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Opening event to launch a truly special body of work by Jimmy Yanyatjari Donegan including paintings on glass and linen.. "When I paint, I sing the names all of the rock holes around Papulankatja and Irruyntju… Nyartanya, Annura,  Nalputati, Kunkurra, Yanpan… Some of them are only for men’s storylines, but there are some the women can come and drink from too." Jimmy Donegan 3 - 5pm Saturday  afternoon June 19

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Yanyatjari, works by Jimmy Donegan

Wed June 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Raft Art Space, 8 Hele Cres
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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A truly special body of work by Jimmy Yanyatjari Donegan including paintings on glass and linen.. "When I paint, I sing the names all of the rock holes around Papulankatja and Irruyntju… Nyartanya, Annura,  Nalputati, Kunkurra, Yanpan… Some of them are only for men’s storylines, but there are some the women can come and drink from too." Jimmy Donegan

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Yarning Myths and Legends: The 25th Alice Springs Beanie Festival

Fri June 25 - Sun July 18
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Presented by Alice Springs Beanie Festival Official Opening: 6:00pm, Friday 25 June Beanie Central: Friday 25 June - Monday 28 June Exhibition until Sunday 18 July The Alice Springs Beanie Festival, celebrating its 25th festival in 2021, is the stuff of legend. So it’s fitting that the year’s theme is Yarning Myths and Legends. Mythology and folklore are woven into our history, memory and culture, and they’ll be woven into the thousands of beanies, exhibition, workshops and events of the 25th Beanie Festival across the…

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​Walka Wirunya Exhibition

Fri June 25 @ 10:00 am - Sun July 11 @ 4:00 pm
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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Walka Wirunya Exhibition is an of works from Tapatjatjaka Art and Craft. Titjikala community artists bring a collection of works including paintings, sculptures, ceramics, and batik to the June Marriott Gallery at Central Craft.

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Opening Gala – The 25th Alice Springs Beanie Festival

Fri June 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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The Alice Springs Beanie Festival

The Beanie Festival Opening Gala kicks off at 6pm on Friday 25 June with the announcement of competition winners. There will be beanies for sale, live music and you can pick up many delicious treats from the community food stalls or a drink from the Araluen bar. The Alice Springs Beanie Festival, celebrating its 25th festival in 2021, is the stuff of legend. So it’s fitting that the year’s theme is Yarning Myths and Legends. Mythology and folklore are woven…

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Sustainable Couture

Sun June 27 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Central Australian Aviation Museum, 6 Memorial Ave
Gillen, NT 0870 Australia
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Sustainable Couture is a unique fashion event with a wonderful environmental twist. The exclusive 2021 collection ‘One World – Many Threads’ by 14 designers of one-off designs will be unveiled on the catwalk at the Central Australian Aviation Museum on Sunday 27 June, as part of the Beanie Festival, and are going to be very hot property. The marketplace, selling the designrs' work opens at 1100am, the catwalk parade begins at 1230pm, and marketplace sales continue till 4pm. This popular…

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July 2021

Lucreccia Quintanilla Artist Talk

Sat July 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Watch This Space, 8 Gap Rd
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Me talking to my child Ruben shortly after arriving at Banff, Canada for a residency a couple of years back. I wrote it down on a piece of paper thinking it was very poetic of me and it may just be a great thought to begin working with: “When I was a child I believed stars were tiny windows into light. Like a mantle, the night was pierced to let the light on the other side come through.” A couple…

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Exhibition: Fenced by Anne Davies

Fri July 23 @ 10:00 am - Sun August 8 @ 2:00 pm
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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Join us in celebrating the culmination of Anne’s multimedia project inspired by the laneways of Old Eastside. The exhibition features photographic fence panels, a projection, poetry and 100 handmade books. Exhibiting 16 July – 8 August

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Ngalimpa (Together) – Collaborations from Indulkana

Wed July 28 @ 8:00 am - Sat August 7 @ 5:00 pm
Raft Art Space, 8 Hele Cres
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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RAFT artspace and Iwantja Arts present 'Ngalimpa (Together) - Collaborations from Indulkana'  The exhibition is made up of collaborative paintings, and the installation of props and a short film, 'Just Another Day in Indulkana.' Exhibition runs from 16 July to 7 August  

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August 2021

Exhibition: Fenced by Anne Davies

Sat August 14 @ 10:00 am - Sun August 22 @ 2:00 pm
Central Craft, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870
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You are invited to attend the Opening Night of Anne Davies’ exhibition, Fenced. EXTENDED SHOWING June Marriott Gallery Central Craft 61 Larapinta Drive Join us in celebrating the culmination of Anne’s multimedia project inspired by the laneways of Old Eastside. The exhibition features photographic fence panels, a projection, poetry and 100 handmade books. Exhibiting 16 July – 22 August

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September 2021

Love a Local Portraiture Challenge

Sun September 5 - Mon October 4

Challenge yourself and show your love for a local by creating a portrait encompassing their essence. This is your chance to celebrate the people you love, whether it’s a teacher, a parent or guardian, a friend, or even a pet; show your love through photography, sculpting, screen art, painting, or a mix of media. This challenge is open to anyone in town aged 5 to 25 so let your friends and families know too! Send us your best work and…

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Vincent Lingiari Art Award 2021: Ngawa, Ngapa, Kapi, Kwatja, Water

Tue September 14 @ 8:00 am - Wed October 13 @ 5:00 pm

Grace Kemarre Robinya wins 2021 Vincent Lingiari Art Award Grace Kemarre Robinya of Tangentyere Artists has won the $10,000 Vincent Lingiari Art Award for her painting Raining at Laramba. Chosen by this year’s judge Hetti Perkins, Ms Robinya’s painting was one of 26 finalists responding powerfully to this year’s theme Ngawa, Ngapa, Kapi, Kwatja, Water. Raining at Laramba, depicts country around Napperby Station, where Ms Robinya and her husband worked and raised their family. Ms Perkins said the work “stood out…

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October 2021

Alice Springs Quilting Club Exhibition 2021

Fri October 8 @ 6:00 pm - Sat October 16 @ 4:00 pm
Witchetty’s Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Dr
Araluen, NT 0870 Australia
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The A.S.Q.C are hold­ing the 2021 exhi­bi­tion in Witch­et­ty's, at Aralu­en Arts Cen­tre, which runs for eight days only. This years ​‘club’ exhi­bi­tion dis­plays the work of Alice Springs quil­ters and as well as bed quilts includes bags, a ​‘chal­lenge’, mys­tery quilts and an art quilt sec­tion. Vot­ing is com­plet­ed by our view­ers (there is no inter­state judge for this exhi­bi­tion) You are cor­dial­ly invit­ed to come along and view the works on dis­play. Tick­ets in the large ​‘raf­fle quilt’ made by club mem­bers will be…

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Swan River – Neridah Stockley

Sat October 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Raft Art Space, 8 Hele Cres
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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'Swan River' known locally as Derbal Yarrigan, is a new body of paintings and ceramics by Neridah Stockley. The exhibition captures both the varied natural and built environs of Fremantle Western Australia; limestone, steel, ocean and park landscapes.

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November 2021

53 – Sarah Brown

Fri November 5 @ 8:00 am - Sat November 27 @ 5:00 pm
Raft Art Space, 8 Hele Cres
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Sarah Brown's most recent solo exhibition '53.' Showing until the 27th of November.  

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53 – Sarah Brown

Fri November 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Raft Art Space, 8 Hele Cres
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Sarah Brown's most recent solo exhibition '53.' Opening 6 - 8pm Friday the 5th of November. The show will be opened by John Carty.

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Book Launch! Balgo: Creating Country

Sat November 6 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Raft Art Space, 8 Hele Cres
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Join us for the launch of this landmark publication in Aboriginal art, Australian history, and art historical scholarship. The book, by John Carty, tells the story of Balgo art movement, one of the most vibrant, colourful and influential schools of Western Desert painting. But to tell that story, it also tells another, the story of Balgo itself. Speakers: John Carty, Luke Scholes, Sarah Brown Tea and treats provided! Books available for purchase on the day Proceeds from book sales to…

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Book launch for ‘Balgo: Creating Country’

Sat November 6 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Raft Art Space, 8 Hele Cres
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Book launch! 10.30am 6th of November at RAFT artspace John Carty's 'Balgo: Creating Country' ... the story of an art movement and an extraordinary community Proceeds go toward a Dialysis unit for Balgo Red Kangaroo Books handling sales

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Nine Days

Mon November 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Araluen Arts Centre, 61 Larapinta Drive
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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STARRING: Winston Duke, Zazie Beetz, Benedict Wong, Tony Hale, Bill Skarsgård, David Rysdahl, Arianna Ortiz Will spends his days in a remote outpost watching the live Point of View on TV's of people going about their lives, until one subject perishes, leaving a vacancy for a new life on earth. Soon, several candidates — unborn souls — arrive at Will's to undergo tests determining their fitness, facing oblivion when they are deemed unsuitable. But Will soon faces his own existential challenge in…

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Heatwork – Group Show

Fri November 12 @ 6:00 pm - Thu November 25 @ 6:00 pm
Watch This Space, 8 Gap Rd
Alice Springs, NT 0870 Australia
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Still-warm squishy messy splattered cracked smashed smooshed centred wobbly wheel thrown simple layered smooth goopy handbuilt sloppy fine lumpy fragile dry wet broken slipcast molten formed recycled refractory porous textured delicate strong rough high-fired misshapen groggy vitreous symmetrical deflocculated translucent powdered monochrome colourful melted low-fired slumped polished sanded textured carved pierced scratched and speckly. Heatwork is a pageant of ceramic works by Charles Darwin University’s ceramics students in homage to the passages of experimentation, the exuberance of learning and the…

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visions of colour

Fri November 19 @ 10:00 am - Sun November 28 @ 4:00 pm
The Art Shed, 10 Crispe St
Alice Springs`, NT 0870 Australia
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An Exhibition of paintings Lynne Wastell, who has Stargardt Disease, says that the colours she chooses  for her paintings are a happy accident. ‘A lot of the time I can’t see the colours on the brush” says Lynne. ‘I work quickly with waterbased paint as its thick and better for my skin. I get it everywhere including my hair!’

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