East Pilbara Arts Centre - WA

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DEG: -23.355525 119.738184
DMS: 23º 21' 19.89" S 119º 44' 17.46" E
UTM: 50 K 7414470mN 779947mE
Altitude: 540.95m
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Address & Contact

2 Abydos Way
Newman WA 6753
Phone: N/A
Email: MAO@eastpilbara.wa.gov.au
Web: http://www.eastpilbara.wa.gov.au/Our-Region/East-Pilbara-Art-Centre

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This impressive new building was built in 2016. The East Pilbara Arts Centre is designed to nurture a sense of ownership amongst the people of the East Pilbara and link the community through events, exhibitions, learning and engage the whole community in active participation. The facility houses Martumili Artists and includes a gallery art storage space , a studio for artist development , a commercial kitchen and separate kitchenette , laundry, pump and camp storage room , office space and a caretakers residence. There is also a large open area that will be available for events and functions.

Funding for the facility was provided by BHP Billiton Iron Ore ($4.4million), the Pilbara Development Commission under the Pilbara Cities Initiative through the State Government's Royalties for Regions Program ($3.5 million), Lotterywest ($600,000) and the Shire of East Pilbara ($800,000).

The East Pilbara Art Centre is located on Newman Drive, Newman (next to the Shire of East Pilbara Administration Office).

The Martumili Art Gallery Hours is open to the public as follows:
Mon-Fri 10:00am to 4:00pm
Saturday 10:00am to 2:00pm
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Newman Airport at 12/04:00pm WST
Distance from East Pilbara Arts Centre 9.21km SE
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
37.0°C31.8°C8%-2.7°C1008.7hPa0.0mmSSE15km/hr
8knots
19km/hr
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Newman Aero
Distance from East Pilbara Arts Centre 9.21km SE
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C39.436.934.731.727.223.123.026.030.334.837.338.9
Mean Min. °C24.923.921.417.311.66.86.17.711.917.420.823.8
Mean Rain mm62.776.340.119.417.115.214.97.54.45.612.338.0

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