The Beanie Festival
E3 art space: 8 - 27 September 2009
Mavis Wari of Titjikala, Beanie, 2005
The Beanie Festival showcases Indigenous Women's textiles and culture, and promotes handmade textile arts and the beanie as a regional art form where traditional patterns are enthusiastically reinvented into contemporary creative designs.
The tour of The Beanie Festival is managed by Artback NT: Arts Development and Touring.
This project has been assisted by the Northern Territory Government through its Community Benefit Fund.
The exhibition development has been assisted by Artback NT: Arts Development and Touring through its exhibition development fund. Artback NT is financially assisted by the Commonwealth Government through the Australia Council its arts funding and advisory body and by the Northern Territory Government through the Department of Natural Resources, the Environment and the Arts.
The Alice Springs Beanie Festival is supported annually by the Northern Territory Government and Cleckheaton.