All elements of the Children’s Activities space are FREE and open to all ages.
Collaborative Art Project
Daily 10 – 4pm
Guided by contemporary artist Darlene Devry, children are invited to learn about the diverse contemporary painting practices of Indigenous artists from across the Australia. This amazing collaborative art project will come to life over the course of the event. Children will experiment with different techniques, such as ochre painting, acrylic painting, and dot and line work, to create the foliage for the DAAF 2019 tree.
Workshops with Artists
Friday 9 August 10:30am – 2pm – Both Ways Baskets and sculptures, Ghost Net and Pandanus Weaving with Anindilyakwa Arts
Saturday 10 August 10:30am – 2pm – Painting of small boards with Merrepen Arts
Sunday 11 August 10:30am – 2pm – River Grass Weaving with Kaiela Arts
Caring for Artworks – Indigenous Arts Workers and Melbourne University conservator demonstrate handy techniques to keep artworks in great condition. Presented by ANKA.
Desart presents its 2018 Desart Art Worker Photography Prize in the Darwin Convention Centre Foyer
Radio Larrakia 94.5FM broadcasts live from the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair
Art Collector presents the 13th Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair mini magazine, the Art Collector Guide to Indigenous Art Centres, and the Art Collector, (July-September 2019) edition
Indigenous Art Code will provide information about their service and welcome new members
Retail space for the fashion show participants
DAAF, MAGNT & SALON BUS SHUTTLE
Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, Museum & Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, and the Salon Art Projects (with CDU Art Gallery) are collaborating together once again to present the “Darwin Indigenous Art Hop On, Hop Off, Bus”.
The free service will run between the DAAF, MAGNT and Charles Darwin University Art Gallery every 30 minutes on the 10 & 11 August!
10-11 August 10am to 4pm
Every 30 mins
Free service – donations are very welcome!
Where: Darwin Convention Centre. Bus stop is located on driveway left of the main entrance. Open in Google Maps