UMI Arts is recognised for sharing, listening to, respecting and strengthening our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures in Far North Queensland and leading a strong cultural economy.


UMI Arts mission is to be an all Indigenous managed organisation that is nationally recognised as the peak arts and cultural organisation for Far North Queensland. At all times we will deliver programs and services that are based on respect for cultural protocols, sound governance and best practice and that:

  • preserve, strengthen, maintain and celebrate all aspects of Indigenous arts and culture,
  • train and skill Indigenous people for future employment and economic independence in the creative industries,
  • create pathways for success for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, cultural practitioners and communities in Far North Queensland.