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Perspectives

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 […]

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Yandell Walton at NorthSite Gallery in Cairns

12 April, 2021

SHIFTING SURROUNDS BY YANDELL WALTON OPENS

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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 […]

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Billy Miss Bulmnba-ja Digital Facade public artwork

19 September, 2021

Billy Missi’s Torres Straight designs translated to light at Bulmba-ja

Billy Missi was undoubtedly one of the Torres Strait’s most prolific and respected artists, working at the start of the 21st Century from the island base of Moa, drawing inspiration and cultural guidance from his homlands of Mabuaig and leveraging his practice from a new base in Cairns, prior to his early passing in 2014. […]

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7 April, 2020

FUNDING and THE AUSTRALIAN ARTS SECTOR IN UNCERTAIN TIMES

Dear Arts Friends The last weeks have been massive for the arts in Australia, with widespread announcements of closures, job losses, program changes, cancellations, funding redeployments, ministerial roundtables, and notification of the major Australia Council of the Arts’ multiyear organisational funding program, which has seen many much-loved arts companies missing out or being defunded as […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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13 March, 2020

Postponement NorthSite Opening Event – Artists’ Party. COVID-19

Dear Friends Given the unfolding global situation, we are making the disappointing but measured decision to postpone the NorthSite Opening Event, scheduled in a fortnight’s time. Thank you to every single one of you who have pre-ordered 301 tickets so far. While there are currently no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Far North Queensland we […]

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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

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NorthSite Opening Artists Party Invite

1 March, 2020

YOU’RE INVITED! NORTHSITE ARTISTS’ PARTY – OPENING!

Following 18 months of renovation and transformation, we’re home! The Board of Directors, invite you and your friends to join the celebrations. New spaces and fresh faces with an everlasting commitment to creativity and community. The NorthSite Artists’ Party brings the arts community together under this one roof again. In recent years, the Centre of Contemporary […]

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