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13th DARWIN ABORIGINAL ART FAIR


13th DARWIN ABORIGINAL ART FAIR

For the 13th year in a row, Darwin will be transformed into an internationally recognised epicentre of Aboriginal and Torres Strait (ATSI) art, culture, fashion, dance, music and food, bringing together more than 2000 artists from 70 unique Art Centres, with thousands of traditional and contemporary artworks available to purchase over the Fair’s major exhibition days on Friday 9, Saturday 10, and Sunday 11 August.

The participating Art Centres come from every corner of Australia, each representing their own unique and diverse culture, and 100 per cent of the sales generated at DAAF is returned to the Art Centres and their Indigenous communities.

 In 2019, DAAF will again launch with the hugely popular ‘From Country to Couturefashion show on Wednesday 7 August, celebrating the marriage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander contemporary fine art and high-end fashion. The success of the textile movement in remote Indigenous communities has led to exciting collaborations with well-known Australian designers. In 2019, DAAFF is excited to launch the Gorman Collection featuring Mangkaja Arts. DAAFF is also honoured to celebrate the 50-year anniversary of Bima Wear, showcasing 5 decades of fashion along with their new collection!

 WHERE | Darwin Convention Centre, Stokes Hill Road, Darwin, NT

WHEN | 9-11 August 2019

ENTRY | Free

Friday, 9 August 2019

10am – 4pm: Exhibition open to the public

      Saturday, 10 August 2019

10am – 5pm: Exhibition open to the public 

      Sunday, 11 August 2019

10am – 4pm: Exhibition open to the public


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