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Injalak Arts

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We are an Aboriginal owned and governed non-profit art centre - an incorporated NT Association. We have been continuously operating from this building since 1989. Our members are 350 Kunwinjku language group men and women artists and craftspeople...more
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Gunbalanya Internal, Lot 383, Gunbalanya, Northern Territory 0822, Australia
+61 8 8979 0190
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Reviewed 2 December 2018

I bought a hand dyed, artist produced shirt, and a printed silk cushion cover as Xmas presents. Unique items that represent the natural world, and part of the indigenous culture. Items came in the mail, in no time at all. I live in Darwin, but...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

We visited as part of an Arnhem Land tour and were not disappointed. Fantastic to see the artists at work and chat with them about their work, have them explain the techniques to us, and to see the extremely high quality art they produce. It...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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flick2009, Manager at Injalak Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2018

Thank you so much Anna. Hope to see you again one day.

Reviewed 8 October 2018

Injalak Arts is an Aboriginal owned and governed non-profit association located in Gunbalanya, formerly known as Oenpelli, situated in West Arnhem Land east of the famous Kakadu National Park. Many places in the Australian Northern Territory display, show and sell Aboriginal art. But here you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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flick2009, Manager at Injalak Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

On any given day many of our members - painters, basket weavers, fabric screenprinters and designers - work at and visit our art centre so the chances of interacting with artists is very high! Lots of their family visit too. Our members love their art...More

Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

To visit Arnhemland from Jabiru it’s absolute amazing tour to see some of the Aboriginal arts, as well in the hills, where we had a fantastic tour with super explanation from our guide Teo. We learned a lot today and recommend this tour to everybody...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marco B
flick2009, Manager at Injalak Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 23 September 2018

Thank you very much for your review and recommendation Marco. Really happy you had such a good visit to the art centre and a tour of the hill. Theo is an excellent guide and we're really proud of his work.

Reviewed 22 August 2018

This is our second visit to this remote place which is worth all the trouble to get there. Went with Owen, our guide, to inspect the multiple galleries of rock art with spectacular panoramic views of the stone country. Not a bad climb for a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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flick2009, Manager at Injalak Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 24 August 2018

Glad you came to see the hill again and enjoyed the experience. With between 40 and 100 locals visiting our site every day to paint, weave, print and socialise ... so things can get a bit messy. Our cleaning crew is members with intellectual disabilities...More

Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

Our family of 4 (kids 6 & 9 yrs) visited today and had a wonderful experience. The staff are friendly and artists are happy for you to observe their craft and to talk about their practice. They all had great pride in their practice and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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flick2009, Manager at Injalak Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2018

Loved having your family visit! Our artists and weavers always enjoy the excitement and interest of children and yours were lovely! Thank you.

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

I visited Injalak adt.and craft centre on a top end day tour from darwin. It was an amazing experiance. The tour of the art galleries on Injalak hill brought thr whole trip to life. At the art centre, we were able to see screen printing...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

My wife and I ventured across the East Crocodile river to Oenpelli to visit the Injalak arts and craft centre and were not disappointed. The staff and artists are so friendly and helpful and the quality of items for sale are very affordable and you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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flick2009, Manager at Injalak Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Thanks for journeying across the river and so glad you found it worthwhile. Really appreciate you taking the time to write a review.

Reviewed 9 August 2018

An authentic and interesting experience of indigenous culture. The artists who paint their works as you watch are truly inspirational. Their ability has to be seen to really appreciate their skills. So are the basket weavers who show you the whole process,from collecting pandanus and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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flick2009, Manager at Injalak Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

So pleased you saw what you did! Being an artist owned and directed art centre some days more is happening on site than others. We are definitely authentic LOL. Thank you for giving us a review.

Reviewed 30 July 2018

I bought two pieces. The art is made right in town. the money goes to the artist. Any extra goes to the town. Art is as authentic and good as you can get. Also cheaper than paying the high Darwin commissions. Stop in and have...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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flick2009, Manager at Injalak Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Really happy you found what you liked at Injalak Arts. Our hand-made arts and crafts are sold at wholesale prices direct from the art centre. Thanks so much.

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19 May 2017|
Response from flick2009 | Property representative |
Hello Greg, sorry for slow response. Yes, we are open on Saturdays from 9 am to 2 pm. We are closed on Sundays. regards flick