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Norval Gallery

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Rewarding & Memorable

Spent the morning at Mark Norval's Art Gallery/ studio/ workshop in Derby, WA. Was treated to a... read more

Reviewed 3 December 2018
Full of interesting pieces, friendly owners.

We stopped here on a recommendation for a vast selection of wonderful art. The owners were very... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Daniel H
Melbourne, Australia
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Derby's Norval Gallery is run by a Kimberley artist husband and wife team Mark and Mary Norval. The gallery showcases their own insightful work as well as many other artists from the amazing Kimberley region of Western Australia. All of the artists...more
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1 Sutherland St | Kimberley Region, Derby, Western Australia 6728, Australia
+61 458 110 816
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All reviews local artists for sale on display private collection his wife well worth the visit high quality personal collection opportunity to meet met mark indigenous community a real gem treasure trove share his knowledge fell in love aboriginal artwork closing time
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Reviewed 3 December 2018

Spent the morning at Mark Norval's Art Gallery/ studio/ workshop in Derby, WA. Was treated to a sublime array of art by Mark as well as some of the local talent of the Mowanjum community and the West Kimberly. Introduced to indigenous artist Donny Woolagoodja...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Very interesting place as compared with other art galleries. Some of the exhibits are really nice. Here you can get involved yourself in producing something.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank huys25
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We stopped here on a recommendation for a vast selection of wonderful art. The owners were very friendly, and the artwork was vast, colorful, interesting and well priced. Each piece has a story and is created by someone local to the region. Well worth the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Daniel H
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Called in to look at Art works, which were great. Watched a video and spoke to Mark about his experience with indigenous artists and found the Gallery to be an uplifting experience,certainly worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tony H
Reviewed 17 September 2018

An absolute must to visit if you are going to Derby. Fantastic gallery where you can sometimes meet some of the aboriginal artists that will sit doing pieces of work. Fantastic aboriginal art, high quality. The owners Mark and Mary were lovely too.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Elissa S
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

This was planned as a quick visit on the way out of town, what an amazing gallery. There are about 5 rooms full of authentic Indigenous art including a lady out front doing dot work and artists wandering on and out all the time. A...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 336wallyh
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

What an amazing art centre to visit! The art is of a high standard, but what is wonderful about this artist is his involvement with local Aboriginal communities. Young artists are given the opportunity to learn and develop their art, but it also gives hope...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Pieter P
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Wow, what an unexpected pleasure the Mark Norval Gallery was. Although not artists or even connoisseurs ourselves we spent more than an hour here, totally captivated. Despite having no intention to buy anything (or room in our car to carry it) we came away with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lauradunnit
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This was a great spot to visit...... full of great, interesting, different and unique Indigenous art from a variety of artists. The owner, Mark, was more than welcoming and willing to share his knowledge. Mark’s history is interesting and he is willing to share the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Joann T
Reviewed 27 August 2018

This is quite a quaint little gallery. There is an interesting video about the founder of the gallery and all his endeavours of the past. Lots of quirky things on display.

Date of experience: August 2018
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