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Jilamara Arts and Crafts

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.

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    Opening times

    Open Monday to Friday from 9am to 4pm, closed for bush holidays in July and the Christmas period.

    Entry cost

    Free entry

    Accessibility

    Disabled access available, contact operator for details.

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