At Ghunmarn Culture Centre and in the Djilpin Katherine Gallery you can see original and authentic traditional and contemporary paintings on bark, canvas and paper. They tell stories from the dreaming or from contemporary Aboriginal life, or sometimes describe the animals, plants and places that are important to Aboriginal people. Learn more..
The Blanasi Collection, a permanent exhibition of culturally significant art works, is one of the finest examples of West Arnhem Art anywhere in Australia. This permanent collection is housed in a specially built gallery on the first floor of the Ghunmarn Culture Centre. Learn More..
Djilpin women weavers are famous for their traditional Pandanus weavings such as fine fibre mats and dilly bags, and more recently have become increasingly renowned for more conceptual and sculptural contemporary forms. Learn More..
The GuGu range of wild products – soap, lip balm, candles and premium wild sugar bag (honey) – are sourced from the ‘sugar bag bee’ a tiny stingless native bee which produces wax and honey, called GuGu.
Wood carving has always been part of Aboriginal culture and Djilpin artists continue this tradition. Men carved wood for many purposes – tools for hunting or gathering food, axes and knives for building shelters, spears and clubs for protection of their lives and territory, objects for ceremony and to mark sacred sites.
Aboriginal women artists create beautiful necklaces from seeds and shells that they harvest in the country around their communities. Djilpin women artists are known for their delicate work, in natural colours usually composed entirely of tiny seeds and shells.