Janbal Gallery

Mossman, Douglas Area

Janbal Gallery located in Mossman Far North Queensland is more than just an Aboriginal Art Gallery, it is a wonderful Aboriginal art experience that is 100 per cent Aboriginal owned and operated.

Come and learn about Aboriginal art and culture through hands-on painting workshops and storytelling experiences or simply browse that gallery at your leisure.

Brian (Binna) Swindley, Janbal Gallery's owner and resident artist invites you to come in and browse, enjoy and share in an authentic Aboriginal art experience.

Binna is a local Kuku Yalanji man from Mossman and he is passionate about sharing his culture, Dreamtime stories and visual interpretations with visitors from all over the world.

Join an Aboriginal Art Workshop where you will learn about the Kuku Yalanji history and culture whilst Binna shows you how to create your own art piece (that you can take home with you) using intricate details and design.

Entry to the gallery is free, however,​ there is a charge for the Art Workshops. Bookings are preferable and can be made on their website.

Entry Costs

Entry Cost AUD Valid From Inclusions
Child $25 - $25 This price is for a child to join in one of the scheduled 1.5 hour Aboriginal Art Workshops. Scheduled Aboriginal Art Workshops run at 9am and 3pm Monday to Friday year round. Children must be accompanied by a paying adult. Family rates available - see website for details.
Indicative Prices $50 - $50 Price is for an adult to join a 1.5 hour Aboriginal Art Workshop. Workshops run at 9am and 3pm Monday to Friday year round. Private and exclusive group Art Workshops are available upon request. Customers are welcome to just visit and browse around the Gallery free of charge.

Opening Hours

Season/DateDayOpening Hours
All yearMonday9am - 5pm
Tuesday9am - 5pm
Wednesday9am - 5pm
Thursday9am - 5pm
Friday9am - 5pm
25 December 2018Closed
1 January 2019Closed


  • Car park
  • Non Smoking Establishment
  • Shop

Other Information


Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.
5 Johnston Road
Mossman, Douglas Area
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