Bruce Munro: Tropical Light Opens in Darwin

Some 50,000 visitors are expected to make the trip to Darwin over coming months for Bruce Munro: Tropical Light, which is set to light up the CBD from tonight.

A celebration of the Top End’s Tropical Summer, the free exhibition features eight illuminated sculptures by world-renowned artist Bruce Munro, alongside the works of five local artists.

Over the next six months, visitors and locals will be able to immerse themselves each night in the stunning arts trail which snakes from the CBD through to the Waterfront.

People are encouraged to attend tonight’s opening celebrations, which will feature contemporary dance pieces, performances by the Darwin Larrakia-Belyuen dancers, live music, stories, a range of food and drink options, and more.

A free audio tour app has been developed for Bruce Munro: Tropical Light and is available to download on your smartphone by visiting

The app features stories from Bruce Munro, the Darwin artists and members of our Larrakia community, giving listeners a deep understanding of the inspiration behind Tropical Light.

To register for the free opening event tonight, visit

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