April Community Dinner: Benefit for Nepal

The Monthly Community Dinner on 27 April will be a benefit dinner for Nepal in the wake of a devastating earthquake and aftershocks which hit Kathmandu on 26 April. DCA will partner with the Nepalese Association of the Northern Territory to gather support for families affected by the quake and aftershocks in Nepal. The dinner starts at 6:00 and will include a report on the situation in Nepal and performances from Nepalese artists, and other Darwin performers.

Fashion & Theatre shows to celebrate Youth

Darwin Community Arts & Down Syndrome Association NT present a combined evening of two performances to celebrate National Youth Week 2015!

Date: Saturday 18 April
Time: Doors open at 5.30pm
Where: Darwin Entertainment Centre
Cost: Gold coin donation
Bookings (for catering purposes):8985 6222 or 8945 7347

Monday Jam nights in Malak

Based on extremely positive response from public, we are excited to run jam nights regularly in 2015. Calling all musicians, come and join us for a free jamming session every Monday evening in Malak. No matter whether you are an established or an emerging artist, bring your instrument and join like-minded musos. Bookings not required. Leave your details with us if you want to be informed regarding any updates.

DCA Annual General Meeting 2015

The Annual General Meeting of Darwin Community Arts Inc. will be held at 6pm, on Wednesday, 29 April 2015, at Darwin Community Arts office, Malak Shopping Centre, 16 Malak Crescent, Malak NT 0812.

The business will include: Presentation of 2014 Annual Reports, Presentation of 2014 Audited Statements, Election of Board Members.

Support our fundraising & enjoy many discounts

Do you enjoy shopping and eating out while saving money? Who would not? Now there is an opportunity for you to take advantage of discounts worth thousands of dollars while supporting your favorite local non-profit organisation. Buy Entertainment Book ($55) by clicking on this link or directly from our office and we will receive $11 from every book sold. This money will go towards covering costs of Community Dinners.

Exhibition: Art and Stories

In their first major exhibition, Patsy Chulugu and Arthur Que Noy share their art and stories for their Daly River country in the Northern Territory. The official opening will take place on Tuesday, 7 April, at 11am at the Northern Territory library in Darwin City. The exhibition will be held until 26 June 2015.

We help you to get back on ya bike

Need to fix your bike but can't afford to pay for it? Got no tools? Lacking skills? No problem, come down to our bike shed in Malak and we'll give you a hand. Free of charge. We just want to see you back on your bike (and see Darwin flooded with bikes and cyclists)! Darwin Community Arts proudly runs a bike shed with tools and mentoring advice available free of charge for public.

Alyson Evans to receive Kirk Robson Award

We are thrilled for our former colleague and fantastic person Alyson Evans who has just received Kirk Robson Award (Community Arts and Cultural Development) from Australia Council for the Arts. Alyson spent over two years working with us in the Northern Territory and thanks to this award she will be hopefully coming back in the build up season to deliver workshops in Darwin and remote communities.

Hire Chambers Crescent Theatre

Are you looking for a venue to hold your regular gatherings or for just one-off events? Is your band searching for a rehearsal space? Does your organisation need a room for external meetings?

Underground Arts Saturday program resumes

Underground Arts is ready to kick off its Saturday Morning Program in 2015. And what’s on the menu? Art and Craft, Design, 3D Printing, Do It Yourself, Recycling & Upcycling, Pottery, Sewing, Painting and much more. This is a free and inclusive program for anyone who wants to get creative.


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