Media Releases


Performing Arts – Expressions of Interest 

Clay On Country


Waralungku by Arrkula Yinbayarra launches at Woodford Folk Festival

Eastern Arrernte Band, Bush Tour – Reggae Dancer

Numburindi Festival 2023


Malandarri Festival 2023

Value for Money, GUTS Dance Central Australia

Work with Artback NT! We are recruiting for exciting positions in our Visual Arts Program.

Aboriginal Sea Company Art Competition


Some Like It Hot

Deadly Darwin Goes Walkabout

Hand to Earth, Australian Art Orchestra

Trash Magic, A Luminous Production

Malandarri Festival 2022

The Visitors nationally touring exhibition

The Hypotheticals NT Tour

FUNdaMENTAL a weekend full of BIG IDEAS and BIG LAUGHS



First Nations CEO appointment will lead Artback NT into a new era

Celebrating 25 years: Artback NT coming of age

Artback NT joins the National Performing Arts Partnership Framework

A Kulumbirigin mural will welcome locals and visitors to the eastern side of the Darwin CBD

Purple Patch

Robert in Crisis

Groundswell: Recent movements in art and territory opens at Araluen Arts Centre

NT Tour Series Kicks Off in Alice Springs

Oyster Boy and Lower the Bar

Neridah Stockley: A Secular View opens at Western Plains Cultural Centre

Double Gin & Tonic: Connie B with Shellie Morris and Toni Childs


Delivering arts activities during 2020 has posed many challenges …

Francis Diatschenko tours the NT this November

Groundswell: recent movements within art and territory opens at the Northern Centre for Contemporary Art

Artback NT COVID-19 Programming Update

the perception experiment: an exploration of time and space through an experiential live dance performance

Investing in Culture: APPLICATIONS OPEN for the 2020 Taiwan – Australia Indigenous Artist in Residence

Writer, activist and arts worker Carmen Ansaldo is the SPARK NT Curator for 2019–2020


Bobby Bununngurr returns to Darwin

Still in my mind: Gurindji location, experience and visuality

We Eat We Are

2019 Malandarri Festival celebrates language and dance

The Package

Announcement of Taiwan Australia Artists in Residence


Caiti Baker Beyond the Dust Tour

The Perception Experiment tour funding secured

Applications Open for the 2019 Taiwan – Australia Artists in Residence


B2M Final Show in Darwin

Numburindi Festival goes from strength to strength

Letters to Lindy travels throughout the NT

Journey to the Tiwi Islands with ‘Mamanta’

Artback NT announces the 2018 SPARK Curator and Symposium

Growing buzz in Borroloola ahead of Malandarri Festival

Collaborative exhibition presents the Wave Hill Walk Off through Gurindji eyes

Unique residency opportunity for Indigenous artists in Taiwan and Australia

Multi-year philanthropic funding invests in Numbulwar’s next generation

Hillbilly Horror