ANKA

Location: Frog Hollow Centre for the Arts McMinn St Darwin NT 0800
Mobile: 0407 614 551

Description

Arnhem Northern and Kimberley Artists Aboriginal Corporation (ANKA) is a not for profit Indigenous governed corporation that has been operating for over 30 years. ANKA is the peak advocacy and support agency for Indigenous artists working individually and through 47 Aboriginal Art Centres located in communities spread across one million square kilometers of country, in the Kimberley, Arnhem Land, Tiwi Islands, and Darwin/Katherine regions of North Australia.

ANKA supports more than 5000 artists, many of whom are internationally acclaimed and respected cultural leaders.

ANKAs mission is to:
- work together to keep art, country and culture strong
- support the development of strong an sustainable Indigenous owned Art Centres
- develop training and professional pathways for young and old people to learn
- keep our voices strong and respected
- support the continuning development of the Aboriginal arts industry for our artists

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