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Aboriginal Art from South East Australia

Kaiela Arts is an Aboriginal art centre in Shepparton. We reference the linear art style, traditional to Kaiela Dungala (Goulburn Murray), Yorta Yorta Country.

We strengthen community by awaking culture, learning from our past and empowering future generations.


For Our Elders

Kaiela Arts is proud to announce a new exhibition opening on Tuesday 4 July honouring and celebrating this year’s national NAIDOC Week Theme, For Our Elders. This exhibition reflects interactions across generations and the value and enrichment that Elders bring to Kaiela Arts and community. Elders Cynthia Hardie, Laurel Robinson, Amy Briggs and Rochelle Patten

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The Wurta School Holiday program is on this June-July School Holidays and will celebrate NAIDOC week! This FREE program is open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people aged 10 – 18 years old who live in or around Greater Shepparton. The program will run for 3 days from 10am – 2pm on the

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Opportunity for Traditional Owner artists!

Artist EOI – Victoria 2026 Commonwealth Games Brand Visual Identity Victoria 2026 Commonwealth Games (Victoria 2026 Pty Ltd) is now seeking Expressions of Interest from First Nations artists to create artwork for the brand identity for the Victoria 2026 Commonwealth Games.   Six artworks are being sought from the following regions:   Artists in each region

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What We Do

Established in 2006, Kaiela Arts is an Aboriginal art centre located in Shepparton situated on the traditional lands of the Yorta Yorta Nation. Our work drives important outcomes for both our artists and the broader Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal community.

Inspire, Learn, Create Art

The program promotes learning and understanding of south-east Australian Aboriginal arts, language, cultural heritage and identity through a visual art-based learning activities.


Kaiela Arts offers a range of workshops to both Aboriginal artists and non-indigenous community members, to facilitate intercultural immersion and understanding.

Cultural Arts Information Sessions

Kaiela Arts provides Aboriginal cultural arts talk to the general public on application. We can tailor your visit and provide information and familiarisation with the work of the artists who we represent and unpack the different Australian Aboriginal art styles for you.

Become a member

Membership of Kaiela Arts is available to Aboriginal Artists, Aboriginals and non-Aboriginal community members who live in the Kaiela Dungala (Goulburn Murray) region.