Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards (NATSIAA)

Community Event

7 Aug 2020 to 31 Jan 2021

The Telstra National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art Awards (NATSIAA) is Australia’s longest running and most prestigious Indigenous art awards that captures the attention of the nation. The Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory (MAGNT) with Telstra delivers this unique showcase of the best in Indigenous art from across the country.

Each year sees an increasing variety of art forms and media, demonstrating the richness and diversity of current contemporary Indigenous artistic practice.

The Awards Ceremony and Opening Night is an evening of incredible live performance. Pack a picnic, bring a rug and enjoy an evening on the picturesque MAGNT lawns in Darwin.

Entries open now for Aborginal and Torres Strait Islander artists to submit their works until Friday 13 March 2020.
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Awards Ceremony and Opening Night: Friday, 7 August 2020
Exhibition Open: 8 August 2020 – 31 January 2021

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Event Times

7 Aug 2020 to 31 Jan 2021

Annual Event


Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory

19 Conacher Street, The Gardens, Darwin, 820

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