Lockhart River Arts Centre is proud to be associated with Euan Hills, owner of Art Mob Aboriginal Fine Art Gallery in Hobart Tasmania. On Monday 1 April 2019, Art Mob celebrated 17 years of successful operations as an ethically responsible art gallery and dealer of Indigenous Australian arts from a diverse geographic representation of communities, groups of artists and individual artists. Art Mob currently accounts for 32% of actual gross sales share of business to Lockhart River Arts Centre annually and allocates 2 group exhibition slots to Lockhart River Artists annually.
Lockhart River Arts Indigenous Corporation receives current funding from the Australian Government through the Department of Communications and the Arts under the Indigenous Visual Arts Industry Support (IVAIS) program.
The Corporation also receives current funding from the Queensland Government through Arts Queensland's Backing Indigenous Arts initiative (BIA) program and the Regional Arts Development Fund (IRADF).
Business Hours: Monday to Friday 9am-3pm. Free entry.
The National Gallery of Australia (NGA) is currently exhibiting an artwork by Elizabeth ‘Queenie’ Giblet at their Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander galleries, Level 1 at Parkes PI E, Parkes Canberra ACT Australia. Elizabeth Giblet is a senior Umpila elder who was born at the Lockhart River ‘Old Site’, the original mission station before the Second World War. Her painting on exhibition is titled 'Pa’anamu (headbands) for Laura Festival' 2008 where she painted traditional weaving practices used also for making dance-wear for ceremonies.