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Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair 2020

Posted on 31 July, 2020 in Darwin, Culture

The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair is going online in 2020! The organisation has worked closely with Art Centres to re-imagine their public program, and replicate the excitement and vibrancy of the Fair online. Tickets are already selling fast!

Check out some highlights below and for more information click here.

Artist Masterclasses


Enjoy weaving masterclasses with artists from Anindilyakwa Arts, Injalak Arts and Tjanpi Desert Weavers as well as a hands on watercolour painting masterclass with Iltja Ntjarra Art Centre!

Above image: Maicie Lalara with her Ghost Net Baskets. Photo by Anindilyakwa Arts

Traditional Dance performances on Country


DAAF is proud to present cultural dance performances filmed by dancers on Country. The 2020 program will feature performers from the Torres Strait Islanders and Mornington Island.

Above image: MI Dancers performing in Burketown 2019. Photo courtesy of MI Art.

Indigenous Food Experiences


Join us for Tastes & Tales at Aboriginal Bush Traders with special guest Ben Tyler of Kakadu Kitchen.

Those in Darwin can join us on location at Aboriginal Bush Traders, at the beautiful Lyon’s Cottage, to learn about bush foods, participate in a hands on workshop and take home your very own flavour filled take-home pack!

Above image: Photo courtesy of Aboriginal Bush Traders.

Artist Talks


The Artist Talks project will feature four separate talks, and delve into a range of topics, expertly guided and facilitated by the participants of the DAAFF Indigenous curators program.

Above image: Susan Balbunga on Country. Photo courtesy of Freya Carmichael

For more information on the 2020 Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair click here.

If you'd like to join us on tour and visit one of the Art Centres featured in the Art Fair, please click here to enquire or take a look at the video of the experience below.