The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair was delighted to be recognised by the New York Times in the top “52 Places to Go...
DAAF was held 11-13 August 2017 and showcased the work of over 60 art centres from across Australia. Executive Director, Claire Summers, shares the highlights of last year’s fair.
The Western Desert style of acrylic painting is one of the most internationally recognised styles of Aboriginal art. The eruption of this artistic movement in the 1970s is associated with various groups from across the Western Desert region including the Pintupi, Luritja, Walpiri, Arrernte, and Anmatyerre peoples who were forcibly moved from their lands and [...]
“Where We Gather” - The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair from Digital Storytellers on Vimeo. Save the date! This year, the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair is celebrating its 10th anniversary, and we’d love you to join us! The fair will be held from the 5th-7th August 2016, at the Darwin Convention Centre. We will be showcasing [...]
The 9th Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair was officially launched on Thursday the 6th of August by Darwin Lord Mayor Katrina Fong Lim and DAAF Chair Franchesca Cubillo, with a special performance by the One Mob Different Country Dancers. The festivities will continue over the next three days with Artist workshops, presentations and of course the huge [...]
We are thrilled to have several Art Centres joining the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair for the very first time in 2015. Please join us in welcoming Marnin Enterprise Studio, Badu Art Centre, Nagula Jarndu and the Indigenous Art Centre Alliance. Meet the Artists, hear their stories and see the art works when the fair kicks [...]
Shellie Morris performs at the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair 2015 If you want to experience the unique culture and festivities that the Northern Territory has to offer, there is never a better time time than during festival season! The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair is one of many incredible events happening in the Northern [...]
The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair is proud to showcase over fifty Aboriginal Art Centres from across Australia and will be open to the public over three spectacular days, at the Darwin Convention Centre, from the 7th-9th August. The Fair is a chance to, not only see the incredible diversity of art works from the Art [...]
And that's a wrap on another successful year of the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair! Thank you to everyone who supported the Fair this year including the artists, Art Centres, board members and, of course, everyone who attended. Each year DAAF showcases the work of emerging and established Indigenous artists, and provides a space for visitors [...]
We are thrilled to announce that the 8th Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair has officially kicked off! This year, the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair is proud to host more than 50 Indigenous owned Art Centres from across Australia representing over 1800 Indigenous artists. We invite you to join us at the Fair for three days of workshops, [...]