About The Gallery

The Dunghutti-Ngaku Aboriginal Art Gallery (DNAAG) is housed in the Val Melville Centre, a building designed by the internationally renowned architect Glenn Murcutt. It shares the building with the Kempsey Museum and Historical Society.

The gallery is nestled in parklands on the southern entry to Kempsey, a thriving township in the Macleay Valley of the Mid North Coast of New South Wales.

The gallery showcases and markets artworks by established and emerging Aboriginal artists from the Dunghutti Region and from the broader Mid North Coast area.


What Does The Gallery Do?

Established in the latter part of 2008, the gallery provides an opportunity for local Indigenous artists to present their works to local, interstate and international audiences.

DNAAG offers works for sale by a number of renowned artists who are represented in major public and private collections. It also displays work from young and emerging artists living in the area.

The gallery offers educational tours and workshops for schools and has available a range of research papers and activities to support the curriculum in Visual Arts, History and Languages.

The gallery also has for sale a range of merchandise including scarves, tableware, cushion covers and clothing. DNAAG is a member of the Indigenous Art Code, established to preserve and promote ethical trading in Indigenous Art.

The Gallery would like to acknowledge financial support from The Australian Government, Indigenous Visual Arts Industry Support program.