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Image | Cassandra Trevilyan Hayes of Mimi Aboriginal Art Craft at 2019 Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, photo by Dylan Buckee
Be part of the Public Program in 2022
Art Centre Expressions of Interest are now open…
Image | Arpaka dancers from Thursday Island, Queensland, performing at the 2019 Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair. Photo by Dylan Buckee.
Be part of Country to Couture in 2022
Designer, artist and Art Centre Expressions of Interest are now open…
Image | Country to Couture finale, 2021, photo by Savvy Social
Image | 2020 online 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…
We're revisiting some articles from this year's Art Collector DAAF 2021 Special Edition. Here, Carrie Miller explores post-COVID opportunities in the creative industries. A post-COVID world represents a unique opportunity for Australia to harness the economic and...
We're revisiting some articles from this year's Art Collector DAAF 2021 Special Edition. Here, Claire G. Coleman explores the strength between two powerhouses. Stronger Together. The organisations giving Art Centres and their artist members a stronger voice. Words...
Shadeene Evens wears The Boonkaj collection by Waringarri Aboriginal Arts, Country to Couture, Styled by Rhys Ripper, 2021, photo by James GilesOver the past six years, DAAFF’s annual Country to Couture event has become a leading national platform to celebrate and...
The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation is deeply grateful for our supporters and partners.