×

Archive

Bulmba-ja digital facade displaying the artwork of Mornington Island Art

30 August, 2021

Mornington Island exhibition translated to public art at Bulmba-ja

Artworks from the recent Legacies Living On exhibition, by the artists of the Mirndiyan Gununa – Mornington Island Art Centre, have been translated into magnificent public artwork, visible day and night on the Bulmba-ja facade. This extensive body of work from twelve contemporary Lardil and Kaiadilt artists articulates the intertwined dreaming and storylines of both […]

READ MORE

Dadang Christanto, Linkage Leakage, 1996.

15 November, 2021

Look Back Lab — 30 Years of Contemporary Art

2022 ​will mark 3 decades of innovative, independent and contemporary practice through KickArts in Cairns. NorthSite is going back through the archives and working with key writers and artists to collate a major publication and exhibition series to mark the occasion. We are attempting to contact all 5000+ people who’ve shaped the organisation and been […]

READ MORE

5 August, 2020

NorthSite is reopen stunning new exhibitions and projects

Read the full August NorthSite News here DIRECTOR’S MESSAGE The time is now.  NorthSite is reopen! To say it’s been a challenging road over these past years is an understatement – but we’re demonstrating that bold ideas and determination pay off. Just keep swimming! Following a long renovation, a short two-week period of reopening at […]

READ MORE

18 March, 2020

NORTHSITE CLOSES GALLERIES, SHOP and SWITCHES ONLINE COVID:19

Good morning. As we take all precautions to keep our staff, artists and audiences safe and supported at this time, we will not be opening the doors to NorthSite at Bulmba-ja today and will not be physically open to the public again, until after an inevitable period of greater disruption to everyday life and the […]

READ MORE

NorthSite Store

17 March, 2020

UPDATE: NORTHSITE ACTIONS ON COVID-19 to 17 March 2020.

We want to wish you all the best at this time and provide an update on the measures we are taking in the best interest of our artists and audiences in these uncertain times. On 2 March, we re-opened our doors to the public following Arts Queensland’s renovation, and the opening of Bulmba-ja on 29 […]

READ MORE

Tracey Moffatt exhibition

4 March, 2020

Installation view Tracey Moffatt and Gary Hillberg

TRACEY MOFFATT & GARY HILLBERG Montages: The Full Cut 1999-2015 2 MARCH — 11 MAY 2020

READ MORE

Bulmba-ja

28 February, 2020

OPENING BULMBA-JA

Read the e-news here Bulmba-ja Opens This Saturday, come celebrate with Arts Queensland’s free Community welcome day as the doors open to Cairns’ revitalised arts centre – Bulmba-ja (formerly Centre of Contemporary Arts). The community welcome day will feature family-friendly activities including workshops and panel discussions. Bookings here:  bit.ly/Bulmba-ja-Workshops The doors will swing open to the new […]

READ MORE

Yirrigandji and Yidinji Tradition Owners name Bulmba-ja

14 January, 2020

ANNOUNCING BULMBA-JA ARTS CENTRE

Minister for Environment and the Great Barrier Reef, Minister for Science and Minister for the Arts The Honourable Leeanne Enoch Tuesday, January 14, 2020 New name, new artworks and new vision for Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns The Palaszczuk Government’s $5.9 million refurbishment for the Centre of Contemporary Arts Cairns (CoCA) will see the cultural […]

READ MORE

NorthSite_Launch_Cairns_News

14 January, 2020

LAUNCHING NORTHSITE CONTEMPORARY ARTS

A NEW ERA FOR ARTS IN THE NORTH After 27 years of presenting contemporary artistic practice in Far North Queensland… KickArts launches NorthSite Contemporary Arts. See the news and read the Press Release here. KA New brand unveiled_NorthSiteFINAL ARTSHUB Article –  Introducing NorthSite Contemporary Arts, melding three decades of community drive and experience with a […]

READ MORE

14 November, 2019

AS ONE DECADE CLOSES, ANOTHER DOOR OPENS

As we approach the end of the year I’d like to thank you for your patience during this unprecedented transition. We’ve had some false starts in terms of timelines for re-entry to the Centre this year, which has stretched our team and affected several planned exhibitions, but we are doing well in the circumstances. Thanks […]

READ MORE