Current Exhibitions

Through a diverse and contemporary Exhibition Program we highlight the work of Indigenous and non-Indigenous emerging and established artists.


A Djilpin Decade: Gapu - Water

7 April - 3 June 2017

Djilpin Decade: Gapu – Water is a rare opportunity for the general public to view ten years of Djilpin Arts printmaking in the one space.

Djilpin Arts is based in Beswick (Wugularr) on the traditional land of the Jawoyn people, 115km southeast of Katherine. Djilpin Decade: Gapu – Water includes 113 prints developed over the past ten years. Curated by Sophie Rayner.

Image: Detail of Edition 1 of 30 by Revonna Urban. Courtesy of Djilpin Arts.


Her Lips Began to Scorch

7 April - 3 June 2017

Kim Shanahan is a Katherine local with strong ties to the community. Further to her current role as art teacher at Katherine High School, Shanahan holds a Bachelor of Visual Arts (Honours) through the University of South Australia.

This multidisciplinary exhibition explores the human understanding of temptation through three key symbolic references; Australian fauna, human movement and aesthetics.

Image: She Dropped a Tear More Rare Than a Pearl, 2017. Courtesy of the artist.

Both exhibitions will be on display until Saturday 3 June 2017.


Coming Soon: 42nd Katherine Prize Exhibition


Entry forms for the 42nd Katherine Prize and Godinymayin Youth Awards now due Thursday 18 May, with the Katherine Prize exhibition opening on Friday 23 June 2017.

Download entry forms here:
Katherine Prize 2017 entry form
Godinymayin Youth Awards entry form

For more information contact curator Sophie Rayner on 08 8972 3751.