Image | Cassandra Trevilyan Hayes of Mimi Aboriginal Art Craft at 2019 Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, photo by Dylan Buckee
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.
Join the DAAF Foundation family and see how you can support our Art Centres and programs throughout the year…
Cultural Keepers Program
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 vibrant Public Program runs alongside the Fair, with artist talks, masterclasses, material demonstrations, children’s activities, dance and cultural performances, and 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!
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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…
Country to Couture
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First Nations textiles and fashion collide in a colourful showcase of wearable art at the Country to Couture runway event. A celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander textiles and fashion design…
70 Art Centres 1730 artists 8,686 artworks 59,538 visitors $3.12 million in sales… The numbers say it all - another triumph for the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair! Words by Camilla Wagstaff. Up until June, it looked as if the 2021 Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair (DAAF)...
Erritja (wedge-tailed eagle), Anita Ratara, Terracotta and Underglazes, 2020, 23.5 cm x 15.5 cm, photo courtesy of Hermannsburg Potters. Practicing Art: A guide to DAAF 2021 ceramics, fine jewellery and sculpture As we come to the final part in our Practising Art...
August is an amazing time to be in the Top End of the Northern Territory! Each year, Larrakia Country hosts world renowned Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander events and awards that run alongside the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair! Like the Fair, they too have shifted...
The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation is deeply grateful for our supporters and partners.