Reflect and Response: Cyclone Marcus

Local artist Weniki Hensch is facilitating a series of interactive, mixed medium workshops based around experiences of the community during the recent Cyclone Marcus.

Starting Wednesday May 16th.


ART & ACTIVISM workshops. FREE!
Starting Saturday 19 May for 4 weeks. 
Workshops cover street art/stickers/posters to online activism to exhibition ready collages.

Creative Health Roadshow Tours the Territory

The Northern Territory Creative Health Leadership Group is inviting people to attend one of three forums on in the Territory during May. There will be three forums altogether with first event in Darwin on Friday 11 May at Charles Darwin University, followed by events in Alice Springs and Tennant Creek the following week.


Friday, 11 May 2018 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

Jam at Durack Community Centre for Wednesday, 2 May 2018, is cancelled.

Sorry. Please visit the following sites for announcements on Jam sessions:

Or call Darwin Community Arts on 8945 7347.

Marcus Timber Cooperative Community Meeting

The second community meeting of Marcus Timber Cooperative will be held on Thursday, 26 April 2018, 5:30 PM, at Darwin Community Arts, 1 Travers Street, Coconut Grove. Here are details of the meeting, from the Marcus Timber Cooperative Facebook notice: Most of the heaviest logs felled during Cyclone Marcus are still waiting to be processed. The Marcus Timber Cooperative has been encouraged to present a plan to the City Council. The timber has little economic value for Local or NT Governments in its current state.


Thursday, 26 April 2018 -
5:30pm to 6:30pm

Palmerston Library Jam Night

The Palmerston Library Jam NIght for April 2018 is on Friday, 27 April 2018, from 7:00 to 8:00 PM. The night will be led by regular jammers Ian Turner and Nathan Land (in photo with other long-time jammer and jam facilitator Dick Whittington). It will be an informal performance of songs the jammers have been playing over the past weeks, with anyone at the jam welcome to join in, and also do other numbers. Bring family and friends! Friday, 27 April, is also the opening of the Palmerston Market; another good reason to come to the Palmerston Library.


Friday, 27 April 2018 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

April 2018 Community Dinner Cancelled

The Community Dinner for April 2018 is cancelled. Unfortunately, we still have challenges with relocating to Coconut Grove and exiting from Malak, especially with recent staff changes, and not enough preparations with community partners have been made in time for the dinner scheduled for 30 April. We intend to host the May Community Dinner at our new place at 1 Travers Street, Coconut Grove, as a housewarming and big chat on DCA plans and possibilities for the coming months and years. We apologise for disappointment and inconvenience caused by this cancellation.

Notice of Annual General Meeting: 28 April 2018

The Annual General Meeting of Darwin Community Arts Inc. will be held at 1:00pm, Saturday, 28 April 2018, at the new DCA Office, Unit 2, 1 Travers Street, Coconut Grove NT 0810.

The business will include:


Saturday, 28 April 2018 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm

Community Dinner for March 26th cancelled

The Community Dinner scheduled for Monday, 26 March 2018 is cancelled. We apologise for any disappointment and inconvenience caused. DCA relocated its office and studio to Coconut Grove on 15 March; we are still settling in while dealing with some problems caused by TC Marcus, so that we are not able to prepare for the dinner on the 26th. Sorry.

After TC Marcus

If you need access to power, Internet, some work space, some rest space, in the wake of TC Marcus, come to our new place at 1 Travers Street, Coconut Grove.


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