Artists on Tour

The kids at Lajamanu repainted the Recreation Hall in a mural painting workshop with artist Amina McConvell. Photograph: courtesy of WYDAC

Artists on Tour is an Artback NT initiative delivering a suite of programs to support the development of established artists, young people and the community within urban, regional and remote locations. Working with artists, workshops are designed for the performing and visual arts.

Programs can be tailored to meet individual or group student capabilities and needs across all year levels from Kindergarten, Transition to Year 12. Workshops can also be chosen from pre-existing programs and be adjusted to meet specific groups skills, ages and timeframes.

In 2020 we look forward to working with educators and students to deliver engaging arts and cultural activities throughout the Northern Territory. The program is flexible to work within your school curriculum or community programming such as festivals or skills development in the classroom.

Artback NT is working with eight inspirational artists and education specialists: Dance Workshop, Journey Through Dance with Jinu Mathew; Dance Workshop, Breaking for Beginners with Express Studios; Theatre Workshop, The Circus Toolkit with Andi Cooper; Art Workshop, Mosaic Mural Magic with Janie Andrews; Theatre Workshop, Improvised Theatre with Gail Evans; Dance Workshop, The Fabric of Story and Movement with Bryn Wackett; Art Workshop, Screen What You Think with Tarzan Jungle Queen; and Art Workshop, Camp Dog Antics with Kamahi Djordon King.

Booking Information

Artback NT’s Artists on Tour program is eligible for urban and remote sports vouchers.

The cost for workshops vary depending on the length of engagement and location. As a guide, artist fees are $400 per day plus travel and accommodation.

Artback NT encourages organisations and schools to work with other partners in the community to share costs and maximise the time artists can spend in rural and remote locations. Artback NT will help facilitate this conversation as required and subsidise costs through grant funds where possible.

Download the Artists on Tour 2020 program


Level 2, Harbour View Plaza
8 McMinn St
Darwin, NT 0801

PO Box 535
Darwin, NT 0801

08 8941 1444