Welcome to kaiela arts!

Kaiela Arts is a vibrant hub for First Nations creativity and cultural expression, located on Yorta Yorta country in Shepparton, Victoria.

Paying homage to ancestors and country, we bring ancient knowledge systems to life in contemporary forms, through our art and stories.

News

Kaiela Arts Newsletter May 2024

News, Events and Opportunities There’s been so much happening at Kaiela Arts these past few months. In March we visited MAMA in Albury to see the Giyawara – nanha gulbalahna / disturbing the peace exhibition curated by Andrea Briggs, and more recently a trip out to Barmah with the Elders was well spent collecting natural

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Beyond Borders: An Exploration of the Indigenous Artistic Narrative in the Contemporary Commercial Art World

Host: Chloe JonesPanellists: Dixon Patten Jr, Troy Firebrace, Alkina Edwards Discover the dynamic intersection of First Nations creativity and commercial artistry by joining us for a panel discussion delving into the profound impact of Indigenous perspectives on the design and commercial art landscape. As the pulse of artistic innovation quickens, First Nations voices are increasingly shaping the

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Weaving a Coil Keyring Workshop at Kaiela Arts

Weaving is a knowledge passed down from generation to generation, strengthening identity, kinship and strong ties to Country. Experience what it means to weave together and learn some simple weaving techniques with local Yorta Yorta artists Ally Knight and Jean Miller. Date Wednesday 17th April 20246pm – 8pm Venue Kaiela Arts, Ground Floor 530 Wyndham St, Shepparton Online

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Cultural Arts Workshops

Kaiela Arts offers a range of cultural workshops and experiences for people of all ages and backgrounds.

Our cultural workshops are unique opportunities to learn about local Aboriginal stories, culture and history through art making and yarning with our artists.

We can host groups of up to 20 people in our studio for workshops ranging from 1-2 hours on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Currently we can offer gallery tours, artist talks, ceramics, painting and weaving workshops with a range of Kaiela Arts artists.