Lockhart River Arts Centre has a new commercial gallery representative in Wangaratta, Victoria Australia. The new working relationship is with director Hans Sip of Aboriginal Exhibitions Gallery and commenced in early June 2019. This is a long term relationship which includes confirmed artworks availability at prime locations in Rutherglen Victoria, Corowa and Albury in New South Wales.
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).
In July 2019, Lockhart River Arts Indigenous Corporation recieved funding from Gambling Community Benefit Fund (GCBF) through the Queensland Attorney General and Minister for Justice to purchase a new vehicle and new computers.
Business Hours: Monday to Friday 9am-5pm. Saturday 9am-1pm, Sunday 9am-12pm, Free entry.
Art Mob Aboriginal Fine Art Gallery in Hobart Tasmania showcased a Lockhart River group exhibition titled "Overcoming adversity" from 16 to 30 August 2019. The exhibition narrative from the paintings spoke of the resilience of the Lockhart River artists as a group and as individuals navigating through personal and community wide hardship during the last 12 months from sorry business, tropical Cyclone Trevor in March 2019 causing substantial damage to 3 Art Centre buildings and community wide destruction.