Lockhart River Arts Centre was invited for the first time to participate in the third annual Sydney Indigenous National Art Fair in Sydney scheduled for 3-4 July 2021. Organizer Sarah Martin extended the invitation to Arts Centres in Far North Queensland including Lockhart River Arts Centre. The organizers had secured funding from NSW state government for the annual event to sponsor arts centres to travel with arts workers and artists to the art fair. The sponsorship was for travel and accomodation.
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: February to April 2021: Monday to Thursday 9am to 4pm, Friday 9am to 1pm. By appointment after 1pm to 4pm on Friday only. Weekend on prior appointment only. Opening hours may differ due to Covid 19 Pandemic. Contact the Arts Centre prior to your visit to the community.
Kate Owen Gallery is a multiple award winning International status gallery in Sydney's Inner West, specialising in contemporary Aboriginal art across a broad range of significantly diverse styles and body of works from naturally talented and gifted Aboriginal artists and communities.