Longitude 131°
Ernabella Arts

An Artistic Connection

From cultural heritage to wilderness adventures, there’s so much more for the mindful traveller to explore at Uluru-Kata Tjuta. Designed to offer a deeper connection with the outback, Longitude 131° has developed specialist tours for guests to enjoy, including an exclusive opportunity to visit the remote Ernabella Arts studio and engage with its residents.

Established in 1948, Ernabella Arts is the oldest, continuously running indigenous arts centre in Australia. Today its varied group of artists is a mix of young and old, men and women who continue to evolve the centre from its first incarnation as a craft room, into a culturally strong contemporary art centre producing works in a variety of mediums drawing world-wide acclaim.

By special arrangement, Longitude 131° guests are able to visit the closed community to meet the artists and gain insight into the ancient techniques and stories which form the basis of their artworks and understand the indigenous symbols used by the artists to depict their Tjukurpa (sacred stories of country and law), providing inspiration to create their very own ceramic tile. In turn, the full day private tour allows artists to share their heritage and artworks in a one-on-one encounter that promises to be rich, colourful and unforgettable.

Please note, this experience operates seasonally. For further details, please refer to the fact sheet.

Longitude 131° offers a transcendent experience of discovery

Timeless and enriching, Longitude 131° overlooks the dual World Heritage listed wilderness of Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park.

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Did you know...

Uluru is 348 metres at its tallest point: 43 metres higher than Sydney Tower, 24 metres higher than the Eiffel Tower, and just 33 metres lower than the Empire State Building.

 

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A Partnership Set in Stone

Longitude 131° is excited to be part of a new partnership with Ernabella Arts Inc, Australia’s oldest indigenous arts centre, which will see funding for an education program for its artists and residents as well as operational support over the next two years. Learn more on the blog, here ›