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Closing soon

Until Sunday 26 March 2023

Exit Art is a celebration of the talents and creativity of the next generation of artists and designers, presenting the very best contemporary art and design from Northern Territory Year 12 students.

Presented by the Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory in partnership with the Northern Territory Department of Education, Exit Art reflects the diversity of the Territory’s artistic practice and practitioners, expressing universal themes of identity, place and the environment.


MAGNT Darwin

19 Conacher Street

The Gardens, Darwin

Open daily: 10am – 4pm

+61 8 8999 8264

Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and Good Friday

* excludes touring exhibitions

2023 Winners

Minister's Choice Award

Mirikai Peters | Centralian Senior College, Red rock

Jacksons Drawing Supplies Award

Elena Baxter | Good Shepherd Lutheran College, Rise, fall, extend, flow

Darwin Visual Arts Award

Danae Moore | Centralian Senior College, Tommy Walkabout and Harry Moore

Tactile Arts Award

Cheyene Lewis | Centralian Senior CollegeArray

Art Educators of the NT Award
Shanice Bayizere | Darwin High School, Larry

People's Choice Award

Shanice Bayizere | Darwin High School, Larry


Minister's Choice Award recipient Mirikai Peters,Red rock., Centralian Senior College
Photo: Mark Sherwood

Important Dates

Closing date for applications: Monday 31 October 2022

Notification of successful applications: Friday 4 November 2022

Delivery of artworks to MAGNT: Wednesday 16 – Friday 18 November 2022

Opening and Awards night: Thursday 2 February

Exhibition opens to the public: Friday 3 February

2023 Exhibition closes: Sunday 26 March 2023

Dispatch and collection: late March 2023


Jazlyn Crosley, Engulfed, The Essington School Photo: Mark Sherwood

Image: Tidal, by Ramzy Ahmadi from Casuarina Senior College, 2021 Tactile Arts Award Winner. Exit Art 2021 Opening Night.

Photo: Mark Sherwood

This year will continue the exhibition’s three dacade legacy of highlighting the importance of visual arts education and the role of arts educators in encouraging and guiding the creativity of young NT artists in preparation for their futures.

Exit Art is jointly presented by MAGNT and the Northern Territory Department of Education. 

Minister's Choice Award recipient Mirikai Peters from Centralian Senior College, Red rock.
Photo: Mark Sherwood

Artist Video


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