Desart > Central Desert

Mparntwe & Ntaria itweke-itwe Mob

Neighbouring art centres, Iltja Ntjarra Many Hands, Tangentyere Artists and Yarrenyty Arltere Artists will open exhibitions of new works on Saturday 9 September.   The public is invited to our art centre on 29 Wilkinson Street to view exquisite ceramics and watercolours painted by the Namatjira School of Art. It is the first time that […]

Bindi Magic

Bindi Mwerre Anthurre Artists are holding our annual group exhibition showcasing our latest works; Bindi Magic. Come along to the opening on Sunday the 10th of September 11am until 2pm to witness firsthand the magic that has been happening between the walls of the Mwerre Anthurre Artist Studio at 47 Elder Street. Amidst the rich […]

The Red Shed

Tangentyere Artists

Tangentyere Artists Art Centre represent residents of Town Camps, the name describing eighteen Alice Springs Aboriginal housing associations. Established by Aboriginal people as a not-for-profit enterprise, the Art Centre fosters the creative aspirations of Town Camp artists, whether new, emerging or established, who are an important voice in our national conversation. Using a hub and […]

Desert Mob Capturing the history of a movement

Desert Mob, an initiative of the Araluen Arts Centre in 1991 and now an important partnership with Desart, celebrates its 25th anniversary in 2015. This is a significant milestone for one of the country’s most exciting and unique Aboriginal art events. To celebrate, the Araluen Arts Centre is mounting a survey exhibition drawn from its […]

Selfies: representations of self by Town Camp artists

Exhibition opening – Friday September 5, 4-6pm.   16 Fogarty St, Alice Springs In this exhibition of new works, Town Camp artists explore self expression and representation using acrylic pens on wood, printing ink on paper and soft sculpture from Yarrenyty Arltere Artists.   Presented in collaboration with Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education.   […]

Yarrenyty Arltere Artists

The Yarrenyty Arltere Artists are located at Yarrenyty Arltere (Larapinta) town camp in Alice Springs. The centre operates as a multi-purpose family resource centre for all members of the community.

Waltja Tjutangku Palyapayi

Waltja Tjutangku Palyapayi Aboriginal Corporation is a community-based organisation, working with Aboriginal families in remote Central Australia and APY Lands in South Australia.

Tjanpi Desert Weavers

Tjanpi Desert Weavers is an Indigenous social enterprise of the Ngaanyatjarra Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Women’s Council. NPYWC members created Tjanpi (meaning, ‘locally harvested grasses’) to enable women on the lands to earn a regular income from selling their fibre art. More than 400 Aboriginal women artists from 26 remote communities in the western and central deserts […]

Tapatjatjaka Art & Craft

Titjikala is a small community of approximately 250 residents, located on the edge of the Simpson Desert, 107km south of Alice Springs in the Northern Territory. The Eagle Dreaming is significant to the Titjikala region and people. The community is also known as Maryvale and Tapatjatjaka.