Current Exhibitions

NCCA's upcoming exhibition comes from the symbolic heart of Australia, from Maruku Arts in the community of Mutitjulu, Central Australia. Curated by Steve Fox (ex-Director of NCCA and Maruku Arts), the Artback NT nationally touring exhibition Punuku Tjukurpa opens at NCCA Friday 23 June, from 5.30pm; features the launch event for Artback NT's 2017-18 program

Curator talk with Steve Fox, Saturday 24 June, 12 noon; free, all welcome

Exhibition runs to Saturday 22 July 2017, to be followed by our Darwin Festival exhibitions Open Cut (Jacky Green, Therese Ritchie and Sean Kerins)
and Present Tense: Tennant Creek Men's Centre Art, 5 to 26 August 2017.
NCCA recently launched the publication Elastic Borracha Elàstico, Timor-Leste/Australia Mobile Contemporary Artists' Residency, co-published by NCCA and The Cross Art Projects, Sydney, with the launch hosted by the Northern Territory Library and including guest-speakers Robert Wesley-Smith and Fiona MacDonald. Elastic Borracha Elastico flyer

You can hear past NCCArtist Talks on our Soundcloud



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Darwin, NT
tel + 61 8 8981 5368
PO Box 82, Parap NT 0820


Director / Maurice O'Riordan (full-time)

Publicist / Rita Macarounas (part-time)                                                                                                             

Installation / Daniel Coloe (contract); Mike Stitfold (contract); Mike Pitson (contract)

OPENING HOURS                                                                                                                                                                                         Wed-Fri 10am-4pm, Sat 9am-2pm, or by appointment
(closed on public holidays)

The Monitor

cat with the hat

The MONITOR is an outdoor screenwork space that operates 24/7 outside the Gallery.                                                                                    Currently showing: John Waller, Cat with the Hat, digital animation; image courtesy the artist