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The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Returns

6-8 August 2021

Join us at the Darwin Convention Centre this August…

Image | Cassandra Trevilyan Hayes of Mimi Aboriginal Art Craft at 2019 Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, photo by Dylan Buckee

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As the end of financial year approaches, see how you can contribute to support our Art Centres…

Image | courtesy of Merrepen Arts

NIFA

TUES 3 AUGUST 2021

The National Indigenous Fashion Awards (NIFA) provide a vibrant and exciting platform to recognise and celebrate the innovation, diversity and ethical practices of Australia’s First Nations peoples in fashion and textiles…

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Country to Couture

WED 4 AUGUST 2021

The annual showcase of First Nations textiles and fashion returned in 2020. Watch the online broadcast now, and stay tuned for details on the upcoming August event!

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Public Program

AUGUST 2021

The vibrant Public Program runs alongside the Fair each year, with artist talks, masterclasses, material demonstrations, children’s activities, dance and cultural performances, and more!

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Cultural Keepers Program

AUGUST 2021

The Cultural Keepers: DAAFF Indigenous Curators Program and Symposium creates a national meeting place – an annual platform to connect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander curators with remote community artists, Arts Workers, and their Art Centres. 

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Join us Online!

DAAFF’s Digital Program of Artist Masterclasses starts this June…

Image | courtesy of Injalak Arts

The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation

The DAAF Foundation exists to provide vibrant and exciting platforms for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and culture with a reputation for innovation, diversity and cultural integrity.

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Ethical Purchasing

DAAFF takes no commission. 100% of sales go directly back to the artists and their communities.  Read More…

IFP collaborates with First Nations Australians working in textiles and fashion. Home of the National Indigenous Fashion Awards (NIFA) and Country to Couture showcase!

DAAF News

DAAFF Yarns… with Anindilyakwa Arts

DAAFF Yarns… with Anindilyakwa Arts

A Yarn With Anindilyakwa Arts Today we’re visiting Groote Eylandt, off the coast of East Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory. The largest island in the Gulf of Carpentaria, Groote Eylandt is home to Anindilyakwa Arts, a thriving Art Centre supporting Anindilyakwa...

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DAAFF Yarns… with Pam Bigelow

DAAFF Yarns… with Pam Bigelow

DAAFF Yarns… with Pam Bigelow, Manager of the Indigenous Art Centre Alliance (IACA) Recently we’ve been giving you a peek inside the country’s major Art Centre Peak Bodies. Peak Bodies support everything from advocacy to business and professional development. They...

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DAAFF Yarns… with Erub Arts

DAAFF Yarns… with Erub Arts

DAAFF Yarns… with Erub Arts Up in the North Eastern Torres Strait, surrounded by reefs and traditional stone fish traps, lies the island Erub (Darnley Island). Erub is home to a remote community of around 400 Erubam Le (that’s people in local Miriam Mer language)....

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The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation is deeply grateful for our supporters and partners.