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Walkatjara Art

| Uluru-kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
+61 8 8956 2537
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Local artists, local stories

This is one of two galleries at the center, but it is the one where the local artists put their... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bushwalker_13
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Adelaide, Australia
Not just a souvenir shop...

Not just a souvenir shop, the cultural centre has quite a lot of information on the formation and... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2018
Tina M
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Brisbane, Australia
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Walkatjara Art is Mutitjulu Community's art centre, owned and directed by local Anangu people. Visit us at our studio/gallery at the Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre! Meet the artists, see the paintings being created, learn about the local culture, and Tjukurpa creation stories, from the artists themselves. Every painting has a story. Walkatjara is not-for-profit, 60% of the painting sales go directly back to the artists. Support Walkatjara Art, support the local community.
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| Uluru-kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of two galleries at the center, but it is the one where the local artists put their stories into paint, so it's important to visit. There is a range of styles, sizes and price points. Some of the large complex works are...More

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Reviewed 13 July 2018

Not just a souvenir shop, the cultural centre has quite a lot of information on the formation and ecology of the area.More

Thank Tina M
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Walkatjara, Manager at Walkatjara Art, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Tina, Thanks so much for your review. Yes the Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre is definitely worth a stop for any visitor to the region. It's a great place to learn about the local environment and culture as well as to grab something to eat,...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2018

I am so excited - I was here today and found a delightful piece of artwork for my new home. The artwork was done by Pollyanne and depicts bush medicine which has lovely, vibrant colours. While we were here we got to see sisters working...More

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Walkatjara, Manager at Walkatjara Art, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2018

Hi Crystalline, Thanks heaps for the review. Pollyanne is a terrific artist, and we're so glad to hear you picked up one of her very popular bush medicine paintings! Enjoy! Hope to see you here again one day :) Cheers, Walkatjara Art

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Reviewed 6 May 2018

If you want to see real local art, this is the place! There is a great assortment and good prices.It is owned and run by local Aboriginal people and you acn see and meet the artists at work there.

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Marvelous gallery of aboriginal dot painting. Curator was very helpful in explaining symbolism. We had previously seen examples in the National Gallery in Melbourne. We bought a moderately large painting which was shipped to us in California in a carefully wrapped tube. It has been...More

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Walkatjara, Manager at Walkatjara Art, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Hi, Thanks so much for your review of our Aboriginal owned Art Centre. We are owned and directed by Mutitjulu Community, and all the artwork here is made on-site by local artists. Buying a painting from us is truly a meaningful way to remember your...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2018

Excellent fun seeing the artists at work and buy some local art here that you know has not been importedMore

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Walkatjara, Manager at Walkatjara Art, responded to this reviewResponded 1 April 2018

Hi there, Yes it is great fun to visit a working artists' studio, glad you enjoyed stopping by! All our artwork is made on site, so you know exactly where it's come from - here! We're proudly owned and directed by the local community of...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

Watching the artists at work was a wonderful experience, even the youngest in our group were fascinated.More

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Walkatjara, Manager at Walkatjara Art, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Hi there, Yes our working artists' studio is a unique and unforgettable experience - sure to spark inspiration in all. A visit to Walkatjara is a must-see for any trip to Central Australia. Thanks for your review! Warm regards, Walkatjara Art Mutitjulu Community's Art Centre...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

After spending a week here- and WE LOVED IT! We felt we needed to make pilgrimage to honour the indigenous who share this sacred landscape. We learned 60% of all profits return to grassroots community. We bought quality paintings and carvings that you simply can...More

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Walkatjara, Manager at Walkatjara Art, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

Hi Tracey, Wow it sounds like you had an absolutely amazing trip! One to remember for the rest of your life. All artworks here at Walkatjara are one of a kind and unique - made by local artists, depicting stories from this local area. Walkatjara...More

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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

The artwork here is simply beautiful, walk around the gallery and watch the women painting their stories in the centre as you can slowly walk around the tables. We had a lovely chat with the young lady working here about some of the stories which...More

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Walkatjara, Manager at Walkatjara Art, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Hi there, Thank you so much for the thoughtful and informative review! Glad you enjoyed your time spent here, I hope you enjoyed the rest of your trip. Thanks again for your support, it is greatly appreciated :) Cheers Walkatjara Art Uluru Mutitjulu Community's Art...More

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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

It takes a very very long time to complete these lovely paintings. That is why they cost so much but do take a look.

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Walkatjara, Manager at Walkatjara Art, responded to this reviewResponded 13 November 2017

Thanks for your review! Glad you enjoyed your visit :)

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