Aboriginal Art

Aboriginal Art Directory

The Directory is the largest online tool to help you find Australian Aboriginal art, self-representing artists, art centres, galleries, online stores and wholesalers worldwide.

Australian Indigenous Art Trade Association
The Association operates to promote the ethical trade of indigenous art and provide a forum where members can discuss issues relevant to the industry.
Australian Rock Art Research Association
This site covers information on rock art research throughout the world - with particular emphasis on Australia.
Maningrida Arts and Culture
One of Australia's largest community based Aboriginal Arts Co-operatives servicing over 350 artists in north central Arnhem Land. This is an excellent and informative site - well worth a visit
Desart - the Association of Central Australian Aboriginal Art Centres
DESART is controlled by the Aboriginal producer-owned art and craft centres in Central Australia. These centres support approximately 3000 Aboriginal artists and craftspeople, most of whom live on remote communities and homelands dotted around the vast area. The Web site lists member organizations, map of the region and shows examples of art from the communities.


Aboriginal Art & Crafts for Students

Aboriginal Handprints Craft - Art And Crafts For Kids

Make your own cave wall handprints with this easy art project you can do with your kids. You can buy powder paint, tempera, at most craft stores.

Free Kids Crafts - Australian Crafts
Australian Bolo Tie - Kids Crafts. Punched paper dots are the paint for this original bolo tie. Learn some of the Aboriginal symbols such as concentric circles...

Australian Crafts and Activities for Kids
Platypus Paper Bag Puppet Craft for Kids ... Aboriginal Dot Painting - Students make dot paintings of natural forms and animals that reflects their personalities.
Craft Recipes, Homeschool Crafts
Craft Recipes for homeschoolers! These are some ... crafts that showcase children's original work and this is a ... designing these with Aboriginal symbols too!


Aboriginal Teacher Resources


Aboriginal - Free Presentations about Australia in PowerPoint format

Free Aboriginal Powerpoint for Teachers

Australian Aboriginal “Cave Painting”: an Art Lesson Plan for Kindergarten to Third Grade
Art History is important to any art program, and is easy to integrate into this simple lesson plan. This lesson plan introduces students to the art of the Aboriginies of Australia in the form of dot paintings of hand prints and animals." Goals, materials and procedure.


Aboriginal Music for kids


Songs for children: Sites2See. Centre for Learning Innovation

At Kangaroo Club share Aboriginal culture with lyrics of Aboriginal children's songs. Kids spot has lyrics only of popular Australian songs.

Multicultural and Indigenous Learning Resources
Paint (children could choose colours or use “earth” colours). Fine brushes ... Gross Motor: dance to traditional and contemporary aboriginal music

Aboriginal musical instruments - Aboriginal Art Culture and Tourism
TRADITIONAL ABORIGINAL MUSIC ABORIGINAL MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS Different tribes used various instruments including boomerangs, clubs, & sticks.