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NorthSite Contemporary Arts

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    96 Abbott Street
    Cairns City, Queensland 4870, Australia

NorthSite Contemporary Arts

NorthSite is a leading contemporary art gallery and fine-art retail space located within the newly renovated Bulmba-ja Arts Centre (formerly Centre of Contemporary Arts) in the Cairns CBD.

Showcasing the best art, craft and design by artists from across Far North Queensland including Gulf, Cape York and Torres Strait Islands, the gallery is a lovely and welcoming experience for locals and visitors alike. A must see!

Each year NorthSite presents over 30 exhibitions and programs for diverse artists and audiences. Its one of few federally supported visual arts companies in Queensland, attesting to the quality and strength of offerings.

NorthSite works closely with and supports over 300 artists each year and is the only place to purchase original and rare Lino prints and etchings by leading Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists created through Djumbunji Press (A centre for printmaking excellence 2007-2014).

Come in and experience a new perspective through art and take home a piece of world-class ethically produced art. Something for all budgets.

Free Entry | Exhibitions | Group Tours (book ahead) | Events & Workshops | IndigeDesign Labs | Art Agency | Collection Consultancies |

Located opposite Cairns Aquarium.
Visible day and night, witness the ever-changing curated digital public art Bulmba-ja facade.


NorthSite Contemporary Arts

96 Abbott Street
Cairns City,
Queensland 4870, Australia

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Actively welcomes people with access needs.

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  • Family friendly