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KickArts Contemporary Arts

Closed Now: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One of Australia’s best

Called in to KickArts gallery and shop while in Cairns. They have an amazing collection of fine art... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Shaun C
via mobile
The new kick arts store is marvellous

I visited last week for the opening. Such beautiful original and hand crafted items for sale... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Beijingmichael
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Cairns, Australia
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KickArts Contemporary Arts is located in the Centre of Contemporary Arts in Cairns. KickArts programs a diverse range of exhibitions by local and national contemporary artists on a regular rotational basis including the best of Far North Queensland...more
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93-105 Lake St, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 30 October 2013

After having seen so much over-commercialized aboriginal art during my two weeks in Australia, it was a breath of fresh air to see new trends in art being produced in Northern Australia. Their presentation of diverse aboriginal and and non-aboriginal art was refreshing, inspiring, and...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Closed for renovations - a sign on the door says there’s a pop up exhibition underneath the Art School. We couldn’t find it & no-one in Cairns museum or the student hub next door knew anything about it! Save yourself wasted time. Unfortunate as we...More

1  Thank gobigsal
KickArts, Public Relations Manager at KickArts Contemporary Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Sorry for the inconvenience. We are temporarily located at the School of Arts Precinct at 93-105 Lake Street Cairns until the renovations are finished. We look forward to seeing you there.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Called in to KickArts gallery and shop while in Cairns. They have an amazing collection of fine art prints available to purchase with a print to suit any budget. Also a large selection of paintings and local artisan craft. Authentic and unique, Far North Queensland...More

Thank Shaun C
KickArts, Public Relations Manager at KickArts Contemporary Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for the Review Shaun. We are happy that you enjoyed our Gallery.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited last week for the opening. Such beautiful original and hand crafted items for sale. Perfect for Xmas shopping. Very impressed

Thank Beijingmichael
KickArts, Public Relations Manager at KickArts Contemporary Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your review, we agree that Art makes a wonderful xmas present!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Awesome gallery and shop showcasing a fabulous range of wares. From locally crafted jewelry, textiles, homewares, art, books, indigenous crafts and so much more. A must visit for that special piece... big or small...whether youre a local or travelling.

Thank indiacollins
Reviewed 7 September 2018

Closed for renovations - a sign on the door says there’s a pop up exhibition underneath the Art School. We couldn’t find it & no-one in Cairns museum or the student hub next door knew anything about it! Save yourself wasted time. Unfortunate as we...More

1  Thank gobigsal
KickArts, Public Relations Manager at KickArts Contemporary Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Sorry for the inconvenience. We are temporarily located at the School of Arts Precinct at 93-105 Lake Street Cairns until the renovations are finished. We look forward to seeing you there.

Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

This is a well laid out gallery and contains some interesting modern indigenous art. There are informative videos which are well worth viewing. The shop has some excellent wares, books and prints. I was very tempted. It’s free entry and well worth a visit.

Thank Joy C
KickArts, Public Relations Manager at KickArts Contemporary Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are glad you have enjoyed the gallery.

Reviewed 19 July 2018

I wandered into this Arts Centre and was transfixed by the modern but traditional art in house. I was greeted and the centre's exhibitions explained and directed to the multi modal presentations which helped me understand the artists and the work in the gallery

Thank vickiknopke
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Interpretive video explanation of contemporary art practice on Moa Island in Torres Strait on 3 July 2018. Lots of prints for sale. Well worth a visit. Recommended.

Thank A-Reel
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Nice setting for roaming the exhibitions. Friendly staff. Beautiful artwork and exhibits. Always good for a stroll around.

Thank ethicaltravel101
Reviewed 18 April 2018

As soon as we walked in a lady came over and told us all about the exhibitions and where to find them, her customer skills were excellent. The art was very interesting and gave me lots to think about. I like that it is free,...More

Thank lisamkhoran
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Entry is free to the galleries, which are not very large but they change the displays fairly regularly and often feature a variety of local artists works across a range of mediums. The shop is so worth visiting: fantastic jewellery, bags, decorative pieces for the...More

Thank CairnsGirl25
Justin B, General Manager at KickArts Contemporary Arts, responded to this reviewResponded 30 January 2018

Hi CairnsGirl25. Thanks for dropping by and saying hi. We hope to see you again!

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