24HR Art is a non profit, government funded art space showing contemporary art in Darwin, Northern Territory. It was founded in 1990 as an artist run initiative and later became one of the most important art spaces of Australia, aiming to promote and support contemporary visual art and cultural differences. Its first home was a disused 24 hour petrol station, from which the name of the centre takes its origin. In 1992 24HR Art found its current site, a former cinema. The centre presents an annual program of exhibitions, facilitates professional development opportunities for artists and runs a program of artist talks, forums, workshops, residencies and publications.