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Tropical Lights

Bruce Munro: Tropical Light is a free outdoor exhibition featuring eight illuminated sculptures across Darwin’s CBD by world-renowned artist Bruce Munro.

The display will include a collection of new and existing work that reflects Mr Munro’s experiences in Australia and the Territory, including Darwin’s natural beauty, distinct wildlife, welcoming locals and spectacular sunsets.

Bruce Munro is internationally renowned for his site-specific light-based sculptures and installations.  

Tropical Light is a development with a collection of eight works, marking his largest city-wide exhibition in Australia.

The artist based the concepts of these works on his personal history of visiting Darwin, allowing the viewers to discover a blend of Darwin experiences, nature and history in each one.

Bruce Munro: Tropical Light provides a fantastic range of opportunities for local Darwin artists.

Tropical Light also showcases five Darwin artists with their art featuring along the Activated Path, a 2.5km arts trail throughout Darwin’s CBD.

Spectacular murals and amazing street art from local artists make this trail a must-see experience.

Other local artists have been involved in the marketing and graphic design of this event, photographic exhibitions by Darwin’s talented photographers, and spectacular artistic shopfront window displays in Darwin’s CBD add to the vibrancy of the City.

There is also the Tropical Light Mobile App – as you explore the Activated Path you will hear about the inspiration behind the artworks and seasonal stories by the Larrakia people celebrating the Tropical Summer.

It’s a new event for Darwin that runs for 6 months across the tropical summer (1st November- 30th April) that creates great new experiences for locals and visitors to enjoy. 

Whilst meandering the streets of Darwin, enjoying the array of food choices and taking in the sights and delights, comfortable footwear is paramount.

Let’s face it, no one wants sore feet spoiling their artistic immersion!

So why not blend comfort with style and enjoy this unique cultural and culinary melting pot wearing your favourite pair of Slappa’s Thongs?

They’re so comfortable, you won’t want to take them off.

Bruce Munro: Tropical Light is held each night during Darwin’s Tropical Summer from 7pm – 10:30pm.