Waringarri Aboriginal Arts

Galleries, Museums and Collections

Waringarri Aboriginal Arts is a living, growing art centre celebrating the uniqueness of Miriwoong cultural identity.

Established in the early 1980s, in the heart of Miriwoong country at Kununurra in the Kimberley region of northern Australia, Waringarri artists share the importance of their Country and Culture.

Waringarri is the first wholly indigenous owned art centre established in Western Australia and one of the oldest continuously operating art centres in Australia supporting economic independence for artists and their community.

The centre operates artists’ studios and galleries and supports more than 75 artists as painters, printmakers, wood carvers, boab engravers, sculptors and textile artists. Cultural tours and performances complement the visitor experience with a rich insight into Miriwoong culture.

All proceeds from art sales, art commissions, and cultural tourism are returned to the community to support an ongoing arts and cultural projects program.

There are more than 75 artists supported through the centre which also includes artists from the Kira Kiro Artists Project in the remote community of Kalumburu on the northern Kimberley coast. Artists are supported by a team of local Aboriginal arts-workers.

Facilities

Carpark Conference/Convention Facilities Enquiry Desk Family Friendly Free Wifi Gallery / Museum Interpretive Centre Lawn / Gardens Pet Friendly Public Toilet Shop / Gift Shop

Activities

Scenic Drives

Disabled Assistance

Disabled access available

Indigenous Culture

Authentic Aboriginal Arts and Crafts Indigenous experiences and/or cultural immersion Indigenous owned and operated Indigenous themes and/or interpretation

Membership

Regional Tourist/Tourism Association/Organisation Visitor Information Centre WAITOC Member

Accreditation

Australian Tourism Accreditation COVID Safe

Rates

Free Entry

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