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The place to purchase indigenous art

If you are looking for a piece of indigenous art, I would recommend visiting this artistic... read more

Reviewed January 27, 2019
LoveDining77
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Melbourne, Australia
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Plenty of beautiful Aboriginal paintings

There are thousands of Aboriginal paintings in this shop. I went there for a quick look and the... read more

Reviewed January 18, 2019
Cobymelb
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Melbourne, 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...more
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| Uluru-kata Tjuta Cultural Centre, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park, Northern Territory 0872, Australia
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Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

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

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

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

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed December 1, 2018

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

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

I did really enjoy watching these women showing their craft. You may also purchase their art work right there.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 23, 2018

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

Hi Bushwalker_13, 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

Reviewed July 12, 2018

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
Thank Tina M
Walkatjara, Manager at Walkatjara Art, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2018

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

Reviewed June 24, 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

Date of experience: June 2018
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Walkatjara, Manager at Walkatjara Art, responded to this reviewResponded June 25, 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

Reviewed May 5, 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.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 21, 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

Date of experience: October 2017
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Walkatjara, Manager at Walkatjara Art, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 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

Reviewed March 23, 2018

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
Thank escape123
Walkatjara, Manager at Walkatjara Art, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 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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