See how Jilamara's 60 artists transform natural ochres into paintings, tunga baskets, tutini poles, and carvings, and snap up a limited edition print.

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Jilamara Arts and Crafts Association located in Milikapiti on Melville Island, has grown into a highly respected art centre servicing the needs of 60 local Tiwi artists. The artists are renowned for their use of natural ochres across the media of paintings, tunga baskets, tutini poles and carvings.

Jilamara also produces an extensive body of limited edition prints. Artists at the centre participate in an ongoing program of commercial and public gallery exhibitions and are represented in many collections. Jilamara Arts and Crafts is a member of the Tiwi Art Network.

The art centre also includes the Muluwurri Museum.

Opening times:
Open Monday to Friday from 9am to 4pm, closed for bush holidays in July and the Christmas period.
Entry cost:
Free entry
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