40 Celebrating four decades of
the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards
Opens on Saturday 29 April
Since 1984, the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) has presented annual art awards which celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and artists.
Forty years since the National Aboriginal Art Award was established, it has flourished to become the Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards, representing culture and creativity from across the country.
40 presents an incredible selection of artworks and stories from artists who have shared in the history of the Awards.
19 Conacher Street
The Gardens, Darwin
Open daily: 10am – 4pm
P +61 8 8999 8264
Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and Good Friday
* excludes touring exhibitions
Michael Nelson Tjakamarra AM Three ceremonies 1984 (detail), synthetic polymer paint on canvas, 102 x 121 cm, National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards Collection, 1984.
Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory© estate of the artist / Aboriginal Artists Agency Ltd