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NorthSite Contemporary Arts — A leading experimental gallery and dynamic artspace.

From an artist-driven collective to a leading contemporary arts institution, since 1992 we’ve seen a lot of innovation and change.

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Anne Nunn | Faron Nunn | Alexander Baird Murphy | Betty Sykes | Josie Olbar | Sonya Creek | Lila Creek | Junibel Doughboy | Clarence Ball

Nyungu Bubu: Stories from our Country

29.06.2022 — 10.09.2022

Keith Wikmunea and Heather Koowootha

Yuk Wuy Min Ngantamp

24.06.2022 — 30.08.2022

Teho Ropeyarn

TRAVERSING THREE REALMS: The physical, natural and spiritual

24.06.2022 — 03.09.2022

Dylan MOONEY | Dylan SARRA | Darren BLACKMAN | Kyra MANCKTELOW | Dion BEASLEY | Bernard SINGLETON Jr.

REPATRIATE

24.06.2022 — 03.09.2022

Amy Loogatha | Elsie Gabori | Dolly Loogatha | Ethel Thomas | Dorothy Gabori | Agnes Kohler | Joelene Roughsey | Amanda Gabori | Betty Williams | Roxanne Thomas | Renee Wilson | John Williams

Mornington Island Art: Legacies Living On

24.06.2022 — 30.10.2022

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11:00 am — 12:00 pm

09 August — 09 August

Julie Poulsen Artwork

Artists Talks, General Event

Conversation with the artist – Julie Poulsen

Join us at 11am on Tuesday 9th August for a morning tea event featuring the artist Julie Poulsen. JULIE POULSEN is a contemporary visual artist who lives and works in her studio north of Cairns. Julie’s ongoing quest is for new visual narratives. With her touch- elements of the everyday take on a life of […]

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8:00 am — 5:00 pm

03 August — 31 August

General Event

Life Drawing – August

The long-running Life Drawing Cairns is inviting new people to register interest to attend the Tuesday night classes. Life Drawing Cairns is a friendly and informal weekly gathering for people of all experiences and abilities. No tuition – draw from the model Tuesday nights 6-8 Models in August: 2 - Eliza - confirmed 9 - […]

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11:00 am — 12:00 pm

09 July — 09 July

Black and white image of 9 artists from IndigeDesignLabs

Artists Talks, CIAF 2022, General Event

Designer Talk: IndigeDesignLabs

Join us in the NorthSite Gallery at Bulmba-ja and hear from the designers behind the exhibition 'Confluence: Design, Technology & Culture'. IndigeDesignLabs is an experimental Indigenous creative learning lab that seeks to introduce young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander creatives to digital design and creative industries through the confluence of design, technology and culture. IndigeDesignLabs […]

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9 August, 2022

Careers: Programs Coordinator

DOWNLOAD POSITION DESCRIPTION   Position title: Programs Coordinator Category of employment: Permanent Full-Time Reports to:…

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Projection art in the NorthSite Gallery by Yandell Walton. A wave is on the left wall and on the back wall is a juice bottle floating in the water. A countdown time is in the midde illuminating the walls in red.

8 August, 2022

2023 — 2024 Program Call Out

NorthSite is a leading contemporary art gallery working with over 300 artists each year to deliver exhibitions and programs to the Cairns…

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NorthSite Gallery at Bulmba-ja

27 June, 2022

Repatriate essay by Carol McGregor

"The constructed nature of history and of identification is arbitrary, not fixed, but open to new possibilities of meaning and…

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27 June, 2022

NorthSite x CIAF 2022 July Program

We're pleased to announce the release of our CIAF x NorthSite 2022 Program From Artist Talks to Exclusive Events here are all the dates to…

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Melissa Waters, In The Pink

13 May, 2022

NorthSite x WOW Cairns

WOW Cairns 2022 was a huge success providing a strong local program that heard the voices of many women through entertaining and…

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1/2 Sea Urchin Ceramic Sculpture with a vibrant red glase inner and an organic outer

1 June, 2022

Ceramicist Kim Nolan is selected for Unleashed 2022

Congratulations to Kewarra Beach-based artist Kim Nolan who will be exhibiting work in Unleashed 2022 at Artisan, the home of Queensland…

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