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7 Parrtjima workshops with a wow factor

We’ve been searching through our archives to find our favourite Parrtjima workshops and demonstrations. It was a near impossible task as there’s been so many fascinating, entertaining and hands-on workshops over the years. From tasting bush foods, fabric screen printing and exploring different styles of Indigenous painting and pottery to…
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7 unmissable Parrtjima speakers we love

We’ve been searching through our archives to find our favourite Parrtjima speakers. It was a near impossible job as there’s been so many inspirational, captivating, thought provoking and entertaining discussions over the years. Hosted by Parrtjima Curator and Bundjalung woman Rhoda Roberts, the talks program has become an annual collective…
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Parrtjima 2024 Dates Revealed

We’ve got some incredible news to share. Parrtjima – A Festival in Light will return to Alice Springs (Mparntwe) next year from 12-21 April. Join us under the Red Centre’s starry skies and watch the desert come alive with a celebration and exploration of art and culture on Arrernte Country.…
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7 Parrtjima Installations We Loved

We’ve been searching through our archives to find our favourite Parrtjima installations. It was a hard job as there’s so much visual and theatrical spectacle at Parrtjima – the only authentic Aboriginal light festival of its kind. Set against the 300 million-year-old natural canvas of the MacDonnell Ranges in Central…
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Thank you for spending 10 nights on Country with us at Parrtjima 2023 We marvelled at the incredible installations, immersed ourselves in the mystical MacDonnell Ranges Light Show and enriched ourselves through the Parrtjima program of talks, workshops, films and music. We heard from an A-list of Aboriginal voices including…
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A Heartfelt Thank You

The lights are officially out at Alice Springs Desert Park, and we’d like to thank you for joining us on Country to share in Parrtjima 2023. Over 10 magical nights we’ve enjoyed and explored Aboriginal culture through an incredible program of light installations, interactive workshops, music, film and talks, and…
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