Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples should be aware that the following pages may contain images or names of people who have since passed away.

In light of the implications of COVID-19 to travel and social distancing measures, the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation is currently looking at safe and innovative ways to deliver our programs. Please watch this space to keep informed – thank you for your support at this time.


Art Centre Spotlight: The Western Desert

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 [...]

By |2016-11-21T13:20:37+11:00May 20th, 2016|General|0 Comments

Save the date! The 10th Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair will be held from 5-7th August 2016

“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 [...]

By |2016-11-22T11:27:16+11:00March 17th, 2016|General|0 Comments

The Fair has begun! Plus an exciting new way YOU can support the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair

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 [...]

By |2016-11-22T11:28:53+11:00August 7th, 2015|General|0 Comments

Save the date!

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 [...]

By |2016-11-14T13:24:46+11:00March 5th, 2015|General|0 Comments

That’s a wrap

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 [...]

By |2016-11-14T13:24:46+11:00December 17th, 2014|General|0 Comments

Let’s Embark Together – The 8th Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair has kicked off!

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, [...]

By |2016-11-14T13:24:46+11:00August 8th, 2014|General|0 Comments