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Happy Holidays from Central Craft 

A Bush Christmas in Central Australia.  Merry Christmas from our Central Craft Community.  Back drop painted by Sadadeen Primary School KITES students. 
Central Craft

Shop closed from
Sat 24 Dec 2022 - open Mon 1 Feb 2023
Office Closed from
Sat 24 Dec 2022 - open Tue 10 Jan 2023

A stocktake will take place from 9 Jan 2023

Thank you to all our wonderful artists and volunteers. A very special thank you to Bron, Roni and Mel Drew for all their fantastic work in 2022 especially in making Apmere Mparntwe - The Australian Ceramics Triennale such an inclusive, creative and nationally significant event. 

WORKSHOPS @ Central Craft

MUG WORKSHOP with Em Frank

Learn to make simple coil built mugs with a handle, and decorate them using underglaze and sgraffito techniques. 

This workshop is suitable for people who have never done ceramics before, or those who have some experience but are keen to learn more. 

This is 2-day workshop, you must be available for both days.  

Saturday 21 Jan, 9am-12pm

Sunday 22 Jan, 9am-12pm

The course includes all materials and firing. 

BOOK ONLINE: https://centralcraft.org.au/whats-on/mugs-workshop

@ Central Craft

What workshops, support do you want in 2023?
Take part in our short annual survey. 

Have your say via this link 


Got an idea for a workshop you think would suit our 2023 program?

Come in and have a chat or Find the applications via this link 

EXHIBIT with us in 2023

Gallery Hire: Members $80/ Non-Member $160 per week
Insurance $15 per week, Cost of printing invitations 
35% commission fee on sales
Exhibition length is three weeks (excluding bump-in and out). Available calendar dates will be subject to change and confirmation comes with the signing of our Terms and Conditions.
TO APPLY Central Craft welcomes proposals from artists, groups, curators and community organisations. If you require assistance with your application please email directors@centralcraft.org.au or call us on 08 8952 4417.   Application form   The June Marriott Gallery floor plan  Applications close 31 December 2022


Are you the new Red Hot Arts Co-General Manager (Operations and Strategic Arts Development)?

Red Hot Arts Central Australia is on the lookout for a dynamic person to join the team as Co-General Manager (Operations and Strategic Arts Development)!

The Co-General Manager (Operations and Strategic Arts Development) works closely with the Co-General Manager (Programs and Engagement) to share overall responsibility for the leadership and management of Red Hot Arts Central Australia (RHACA).

This role is responsible for overseeing the organisation’s day-to-day operations and business activities, as well as strategic arts development.

The role is part-time at three days per week. 

Check out the position description to find out more!

This vacancy will be open until filled.

Find out 'Whats On' in Alice Springs 

The Red Hot Arts weekly e-bulletin is a great way to find out what’s going on
scroll down to Sign Up to their E-Newsletter - in your inbox every week, full of local arts events and opportunities.


8 wheels working well and a new storage system ... just for you!

Thanks to Steve Anderson for wrestling new grommets into place on our retro Venco wheels and to Andrew Phillips for our refreshed storage system. All the storage boxes are taken for now, we will have some more in the new year.

As a member-based organisation,
Central Craft aims to:

  • build the visibility of contemporary craft and design from the Northern Territory.

  • exhibit high-quality craft and design to local, regional, and international audiences.

  • engage and educate individuals and groups in craft and design practice.

  • improve the viability of emerging and professional craft and design practitioners.

  • build strong cross-cultural partnerships to create opportunities for innovation in craft and design practice.

  • enhance the reputation of the Northern Territory as a significant centre for contemporary craft and design.


Central Craft is located at the Araluen Cultural Precinct, next to Yaye's cafe named after the Two Sisters
(Big Sister and Little Sister) important sacred sites for Apmrereke Artweye - Mparntwe Custodians.

61 Larapinta Drive, Alice Springs NT 0870

Our mailing address is:
PO Box 85 Alice Springs NT 0871 

T: 08 89524417
W: www.centralcraft.org.au

Central Craft acknowledges the traditional lands of Mparntwe/Alice Springs in which we live, work, and engage. We pay respects to the custodians, the Arrernte people, and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters, and culture.

Copyright © 2022 Central Australian Territory Craft Inc. All rights reserved.

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