The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair (DAAF) will be held in an online format for the first time this year, providing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists and arts lovers a unique digital platform through which to connect.
19 March 2020 - As the rapidly evolving COVID-19 situation continues to unfold, we wanted to write to you to assure you that the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation (DAAFF) does not intend on cancelling our August 2020 events.
DAAFF Introduces the “Australian Indigenous Fashion Showcase” at the 25th anniversary of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia
Presented by the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation (DAAFF), The Australian Indigenous Fashion Showcase is a celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, art and creativity through fashion at the 25th anniversary of Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia.
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 [...]