– Upcoming Exhibitions & Events –

Piinpi: Contemporary Indigenous Fashion

Opens: February 20, 2021

Closes: August 8, 2021

Location: National Museum Australia, Canberra ACT

Pink Dress, 2018, Maicie Lalara, plant dyes and recycled sari silk, Anindilyakwa Arts. Model: Nelitta Nunggumajbarr. Photo: Anna Reynolds Anindilyakwa Arts is proud to have nine artists’ artworks and fashion collection pieces featured in this national…

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Artback NT presents Groundswell

Opens: September 4, 2020

Closes: May 1, 2022

Location: Venues across Northern Territory & Queensland

Maicie Lalara’s epic Yilkwa – Monster Fish is part of a touring exhibition making its way around the Northern Territory and Queensland. The exhibition will span thousands of kilometres and many months, not unlike the journey of the ghost nets Maicie we…

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– Past Exhibitions & Events –

Arafura Games

Arafura Games

Opens: April 26, 2019

Closes: May 4, 2019

Location: Darwin

The Anindilyakwa Ghost Net Weavers have been invited to work for Accomplice Creative who are responsible for the closing ceremony of the 2019 Arafura Games. Project officer Bernadette Watt and Art Director Aly de Groot from Anindilyakwa Arts have been…

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35th Telstra NATSIAA Awards

Opens: August 10, 2018

Closes: January 1, 2019

Location: MAGNT - 19 Conacher Street, The Gardens, Darwin NT 0820

Anindilyakwa artists Annabell Amagula & Bernadette Watt’s collaborative multimedia artwork will be exhibited as part of the Telstra Art Awards finalists exhibition @ MAGNT.

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Brisbane Finders Keepers Market

Opens: November 9, 2018

Closes: November 11, 2018

Location: Brisbane Showgrounds, The Marquee Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills, Brisbane QLD 4006

This year we are thrilled to be the taking part in Finders Keepers Markets new Indigenous Program. The Finders Keepers is a design market, that features the work of independent makers and designers from across Australia. Founded in 2008, the Finders Ke…

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Anindilyakwa @ Mindil Beach Sunset Markets

Opens: April 26, 2018

Closes: October 26, 2018

Location: Mindil Beach, Darwin. Located between Sky City Casino and Botanic Gardens.

If you’re visiting Darwin over the dry season – come and join us at Mindil Beach Markets. Mindil Beach Sunset Markets are on every Thursday & Sunday, 4pm-9pm. Join us to watch the sunset, enjoy some delicious market food and browse Anindilyakwa artwork…

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Akaburrakajinama @ Aboriginal Bush Traders

Opens: August 24, 2018

Closes: October 5, 2018

Location: Aboriginal Bush Traders,

Akaburrakajinama (meaning ‘Lights On’ in the Anindilyakwa language spoken in the Groote Eylandt archipelago) is a striking showcase of the innovation and diversity of practice of Anindilyakwa artists. An exhibition which brings the natural palette and…

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Group Exhibition: Blak Design Matters

Opens: July 21, 2018

Closes: September 30, 2018

Location: Koorie Heritage Trust The Yarra Building, Federation Square, Flinders and Swanston Street, Melbourne

In Melbourne this July, Anindilyakwa Arts will feature in Blak Design Matters: a national survey of Contemporary Indigenous Design curated by Jefa Greenaway. As First Nations designers are leading a movement away from collaborative or consultative mode…

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Workshop: Ghost Net Weaving with Vera Lalara & Elsie Bara

Opens: August 25, 2018

Closes: August 25, 2018

Location: Provenance Arts 55 Stuart Highway, Stuart Park, Northern Territory, Australia 0820

Lost and forgotten fisherman’s netting, known as ‘Ghost Nets’, are a major environmental threat to sea life throughout the world. Large amounts of these nets are found and removed from the beaches of Groote Eylandt in East Arnhem Land by the Anindilyak…

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DAAF - photo by Photo by Shane Eecen

Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair (DAAF)

Opens: August 10, 2018

Closes: August 12, 2018

Location: Darwin Convention Centre, 10 Stokes Hill Rd, Darwin City NT 0800

We’re thrilled to be joining Aboriginal community art centres from across the country at this year’s annual Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair. The art fair is an opportunity for you to meet our artists, purchase your own unique piece of Anindilyakwa art (at wholesale prices!) and support the sector. We can’t wait to see you there!

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Annabell Amagula - Anindilyakwa Art Fair Workshop

Weaving Demonstration: Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair

Opens: August 12, 2018

Closes: August 12, 2018

Location: Darwin Convention Centre

Presented as part of the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair 2018, join us from 11am – 3pm for a chat and to learn how to make string with Bush Dyed fabric.

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DAAF 2018 – From Country to Culture Fashion Show

Opens: August 8, 2018

Closes: August 9, 2018

Location: Sky City, Darwin NT

The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation fashion show ‘From Country to Couture’ celebrates the marriage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander contemporary fine art and high-end fashion. Anindilyakwa Artists are proud and excited to be exhibiting a range of bush dyed fashion’s in this years show, in the company of incredible textile works created by Aboriginal artists from across the county.

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Intertwined – 2018 Commonwealth Games Fashion Showcase

Opens: April 14, 2018

Closes: April 15, 2018

Location: Kurrawa Park, Broadbeach, Gold Coast

We are very proud to be joining incredible Indigenous designers from across Australia this year on Yugambeh country for Intertwined, a celebration of Indigenous fashion at this year’s Commonwealth games!

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DESERALL LALARA- NATSIA Salon des Refusés 2017

Opens: August 1, 2017

Closes: January 1, 2018

Location: Charles Darwin University Casurina Art Gallery, Building Orange 12, ground floor

This year Deserall Lalara’s bush dyed silk work entitled ‘Gold’ will be exhibited as part of Outstation Gallery, Paul Johnstone Gallery and Charles Darwin University’s collective exhibition – Salon des Refusés. For the fourth successive year Matt Ward…

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Mukulubena (Beautiful) Baskets – Aboriginal Bush Traders

Opens: November 21, 2017

Closes: November 21, 2017

Location: Aboriginal Bush Traders - 74 The Esplanade, Darwin, Northern Territory 0800

This exhibition, hosted by Aboriginal Bush Traders, is the first time baskets made using ghost nets and bush dyed fabrics from Groote Eylandt will be shared with Darwin audiences and visitors to the Darwin region. Mukulubena will also showcase unique bush dyed textiles and homewares from Warnindilyakwa women artists.

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Tactile Arts Christmas Craft Fair

Opens: November 19, 2017

Closes: November 19, 2017

Location: Darwin Convention Centre, 10 Stokes Hill Rd, Darwin City NT 0800

Come and meet some of our artists and browse a large selection of our wares at this years Tactile Arts Christmas Craft Fair! Entry is a gold coin donation. We will be joined by many top end artists and designers, representing multiple creative discipli…

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Ghost net basket weaving workshop @ DVAA

Opens: November 11, 2017

Closes: November 11, 2017

Location: DVAA Gardens, 54 Woods Street Darwin

Join the Groote Eylandt ghost net weavers Annabel Amagula, Vera Lalara, Maicey Lalara & Letoria Yulidjirri to learn the craft of recycled basket weaving! This is a free event at the DVAA gardens in Darwin.

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