The Nyinkka Nyunyu Art and Culture precinct is located on the Stuart Highway (Paterson Street) in Tennant Creek. It provides an insight into the Warumungu people depicting their history, art customes, culture and relationships to the land. This award winning Centre gives visitors the opportunity to share in the experience ot the Indigenous people who have survied many thousands of years in this region.
The centre uses a range of mediums to share the story from displays of ancient artefacs to video and interctive presentations. The Gallery hosts a range of changing exhibitions as well as premanent exhibits such as Punttu; a series of artworks explaining the family relationships of the skin names of tge Warumunggu and Nyinta Manungku; a magnificent display of bush tucker and bush medicine.
A series of dioramas, created by Warumunggu artists, tells the story of the region’s rich history, including the participations of Aboriginal people in both the pastoral and mining industires. Take the audio tour, either self-guided, or gided by a local Warumungu person, to learn more about this fascinating centre and arid landscape.