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Tandanya - National Aboriginal Cultural Institute



Tandanya is the leading Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) Arts and Cultural organisation nationally.

Tandanya’s mission is to develop, promote and showcase the diversity of ATSI arts practice and foster debate and discourse through an exciting program of visual and performing arts, workshops, artist/curator talks, forums, cultural presentations and film screenings.

Tandanya is a member of the National Indigenous Art Code, promoting the calibre of its artists’ relationships against this external industry benchmark in its retail Tandanya Gallery Shop.

Without peer in Australia, Tandanya has demonstrated capacity to showcase artists’ work and nurture artistic development from creation to exhibition and multi-platform performances, and facilitate sales through exhibition of work within its galleries and Gallery Shop, as well as through ticketed and non-ticketed Festival performances within the Tandanya Theatre.

Tandanya is open from 9.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Saturday. Closed Sunday and public holidays.




  • Entity Facility

    Public Toilet

  • Accessible Tourism

    Suitable for guests who depend on the use of a wheelchair in a seated position at all times.

  • Accreditation

    Australian Tourism Accreditation Program