Tjanpi Desert Weavers

Alice Springs

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Tjanpi Desert Weavers

The non-profit organisation and social enterprise Tjanpi Desert Weavers gives people the chance to produce and sell their art, and at their shops. You can watch skilled workers weaving baskets and fabrics, or producing sculptures and other craft objects. Take home some local art and support the desert weavers with your contribution.


Most people come to Alice to pick up Aboriginal arts and crafts, such as clapping sticks, didgeridoos, spears and paintings, and there are a myriad of galleries and shops to buy them at. Try to experience the variety of shops, however, and just enjoy some casual stroll through shops and stores.