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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...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
| Uluru-kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
If you are looking for a piece of indigenous art, I would recommend visiting this artistic collective. Located at the cultural centre at Uluru, this is a must visit! The art is wonderful and the artists work onsite; they are a not for profit collective,...More
There are thousands of Aboriginal paintings in this shop. I went there for a quick look and the paintings were very beautiful with rich stories to tell. If you are thinking of buying someone a gift, this is definitely one of the art shops to...More
This is a great idea showing tourists how the local paintings are done & being able to watch the ladies at work. Be warned though in the off season not many artists here we had three ladies for 5 min but that soon turned into...More
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
Date of experience: July 2018
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Walkatjara, Manager at Walkatjara Art, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2018
Thank you so much for your review, and for stopping in at Walkatjara - we are thrilled you enjoyed your visit.
Your purchase has directly supported the artists and the local community of Mutitjulu.
The art centre belongs to Mutitjulu community, and is...More
Not just a souvenir shop, the cultural centre has quite a lot of information on the formation and ecology of the area.More
Date of experience: July 2018
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Walkatjara, Manager at Walkatjara Art, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2018
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
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
Date of experience: June 2018
Walkatjara, Manager at Walkatjara Art, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 2018
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 :)
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
Date of experience: October 2017
Walkatjara, Manager at Walkatjara Art, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2018
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
Excellent fun seeing the artists at work and buy some local art here that you know has not been importedMore
Date of experience: March 2018
Walkatjara, Manager at Walkatjara Art, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2018
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