The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Returns
6-8 August 2021
Save the Date!
Image | Cassandra Trevilyan Hayes of Mimi Aboriginal Art Craft at 2019 Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair, photo by Dylan Buckee
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!
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.
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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IFP collaborates with First Nations Australians working in textiles and fashion. Home of the National Indigenous Fashion Awards (NIFA) and Country to Couture showcase!
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!
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…
The best way to stay connected and strengthen community? Take the time to listen to each other! Having a yarn and seeking to understand the roles and motivations of others helps build a sturdier more coherent group, no matter the industry. Our DAAFF Yarns series has...
Today is a very special day in our DAAFF Yarns series. We chat to our esteemed Foundation Chair Franchesca Cubillo, who balances this vital role with her day job as Senior Curator Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art at the National Gallery of Australia. A...
Part of Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation (DAAFF)’s mission is to help light the path and create platforms that celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and fashion design, share cultural knowledge, and make connections with, and between, the incredible...
The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair Foundation is deeply grateful for our supporters and partners.