Explore Our Art Scene

The Northern Territory is kinda famous for its rich arts and culture, boasting a heap of incredible Aboriginal art galleries and a capital full of vibrant street art.

After living it up at BASSINTHEGRASS, wander through the heart of Darwin’s CBD and lap up our amazing arts scene.

If you’ve got limited time in the Top End, check out our favourite galleries and street art spots below.

Darwin Street Art

The Territory capital is a colourful place thanks to almost 50 murals scattered around the CBD as part of the Darwin Street Art Festival.

Download the Darwin Street Art Festival app for handy info such as a walking map, compass, artwork details and even augmented reality technology. You’ve gotta see it to believe it.

All the murals are incredible, but here are the locations of some of our favourites.

1.     Austin Lane

2.     Darwin Waterfront

3.     West Lane

4.     Shadforth Lane

Aboriginal Art Galleries

From paintings and ceramics to sculpture and photography, the Top End’s art galleries have it all.

You’ll find dozens of hidden gems in Darwin, housing contemporary and traditional art from across the Territory.

Some of our top picks are:

1.     Aboriginal Bush Traders, 74 The Esplanade, Darwin

2.     Outstation Gallery, 8 Parap Place (upstairs, enter via Gregory Street), Parap

3.     Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, 19 Conacher Street, Darwin

4.     Mbantua Gallery Darwin, 2/30 The Mall, Darwin