Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples should be aware that the following pages may contain images or names of people who have since passed away.

DAAF Public Program

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!

Image | Maicie Lalara, Ghost Net Baskets. Photo courtesy Anindilyakwa Arts.

Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair 2020

Thank you so much for supporting the 2020 DAAF and all the participating Art Centres! DAAF takes no commission on art sold, so together, we have generated more than $2 million for our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities!

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Cultural Keepers 2020

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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The annual showcase of First Nations textiles and fashion returned in 2020. Watch the broadcast that made its debut in January 2021!

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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Digital DAAF a Roaring Success!

It was not a usual year. And so, like so many other cultural events, DAAF went digital in 2020. With 45,000 unique visits, people weren’t just there to look. Fair organisers tallied more than $2.6 million in sales.  Read more…


COVID-19 Update 

from the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation

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