About Us

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Where to find us

The Tactile Arts office and gallery are located in the grounds of The Museum and Art Gallery of NT (MAGNT), on the corner of Atkins and Conacher Street in Fannie Bay.

Office hours:

Tuesday – Friday 10.00am – 4.00pm
Closed Mondays

Gallery hours:

Tuesday – Friday 10.00am – 4.00pm
Saturday & Sunday 10am – 4pm

About Us

Tactile Arts is a member-based, community arts organisation supporting artists and artisans throughout
the Top End of Australia.

The Tactile Arts building was constructed after Cyclone Tracy as a way to bring people together again and rebuild community. We continue to bring the people of Darwin together in a way that is harmonious and creative. As part of this, we host workshops, exhibitions, craft fairs and artist in residence programs. The Tactile Arts shop in Parliament House showcases the work of our members, offering some of the finest handmade craft in the NT.

Tactile Arts is located in the grounds of the Museum and Art Gallery, five minutes from the centre of Darwin. Our gallery and studios look out across the waters of Fannie Bay to the Beagle Gulf. We are surrounded by trees and stretches of grass and are often visited by goannas, frilled neck lizards and sea-eagles.

The natural beauty and tropical environment of Darwin continue to attract and inspire one of Australia’s most vibrant and inclusive arts communities and we are delighted to be part of this.

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Museums and Art Galleries of the Northern Territory
19 Conacher Street
Darwin NT 0820

You’ll find us at the top of the hill from the Museum car park