This October-November Tactile Arts & Darwin Waterfront are partnering up to bring you a brand spanking new event like never before.

Imagine art on a grand scale,
Suspended SculpturesPaintings, IllustrationsYarn Bombing, where shopfronts form the canvas, and walkways make the gallery.  

Encompassing Ten Waterfront locations from Hot Tamale to Adina Hotel, The Precinct lawns and Stokes Hill Wharf; pick up a guide book from around Darwin Waterfront or download one here and follow one giant arts trail, providing entertainment, exposure and creative adventures, all in place over four amazing weeks!



Make sure you pick up a copy from Darwin Waterfront, Stokes Hill Wharf or download the guidebook and begin your art trail.



Download a copy of the map to see where the #troppotakeover installations can be found!



Within the Adina Hotel, you'll come across a pop-up exhibition featuring local artists works.
You can purchase these online via our website (click here to make a purchase) and collect them after the 19th of November.
If you require them sooner, please call us at the office 08 8981 6616.



A major sponsor prize, will be awarded to the winner, with the announcement to be made at the at the finale of the event. Plus, one lucky voter will be awarded a prize for participating in the judging process!

For your chance to win a workshop @ Tactile Arts all you need to do is take a creative photo and vote for your favourite installation! Get a spot in one of Tactile Art’s vibrant and diverse workshops. Develop new or build on existing skills in a variety of mediums including glass, ceramics, textiles, sculpture, drawing and painting, jewellery making, printmaking and mixed media.

Tactile Arts workshop tutors are professional craftspeople, bringing a wealth of experience and undeniable talent to their classes. The workshops aim to teach skills and techniques to allow students to continue on their own projects after the workshop is complete.

Read about how to enter in the Guidebook!


Download Competition Terms and Conditions here.