Community Dinner in March 2015

Community Dinner is a place to meet new people from all over the world, have a good time with family and friends and be entertained. Everyone is welcome! This is an event that wowed thousands of locals and visitors over the years. Despite current lack of funding DCA will continue to hold this gathering which symbolizes a true spirit of Top End communities and its people.

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.

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

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 Nortern 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.


A monthly gathering focusing on sound, soundart, electronics and new media. WarpMeet is a forum open for anyone to participate as performer/artist/viewer. WarpMeet is an opportunity for artists to find a supportive space to network and exchange ideas, both with peers and the community.

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.

Tribute & Farewell to My Sisters’ Kitchen

What a wonderful time we've had at My Sisters' Kitchen over the years. With our funding from the Department of Social Services wrapping up at the end of February, it is time to reflect on the My Sisters' Kitchen journey and hopes for its future.


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