Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair
The Fair showcases the work of emerging and established artists, and provides a space for visitors to meet them and learn from the variety of different cultural groups across Australia. There is a range of styles, mediums and products available including: paintings on canvas, bark paintings, works on paper including limited edition prints, sculpture, didgeridoos, fibre art and cultural regalia. The diversity of Indigenous art at the DAAF is remarkable!
DAAF is held annually in August, and proudly works to promote the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Awards (NATSIAA), the National Indigenous Music Awards, Garma Festival and the Salon Indigenous Art Projects, which are also held over the same week. Together, these prestigious events mark the most significant national festival of national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander arts in the world.
Visitors can experience art and design from established and emerging artists, that chart the future of Australia's vibrant and evolving contemporary Indigenous art scene. The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair boasts a program of artist workshops, spectacular traditional dance performances, children’s activity stations, film, fashion and more! DAAF can certainly guarantee a memorable experience for all who attend. Come and engage with the contemporary creations of the oldest continuous living culture in the world!