Our Tour Leaders

All of our tours are led by academics and experts in their field who will share their passion and knowledge with you in lectures, talks and throughout the tour. Click on their profile to find out more about them.

Wally Caruana

Wally Caruana is an independent curator, art historian, valuer and consultant specialising in Indigenous Australian art. From 1984 to 2001 he was the first curator of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art collection at the National Gallery of Australia. Subsequently, he was the Senior Consultant on Aboriginal Art to Sotheby’s International. He is the author of several significant publications about Indigenous Art.

 

Current Tours:

Indigenous Art in the National Capital  |  05–08 November 2021 (4 days)

Lands of the Saltwater People: an exclusive cruise of the Arafura Sea  |  01–10 September 2022 (10 days)

 

Testimonials:

“Wally’s extensive knowledge and experience offered great insights into Indigenous culture, art making and artworks.” Fiona M.  |  Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair 2018

 

“Wally is a fabulous font of knowledge and very generous with it.”
Erica D.  |  Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair 2018