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10 - 14 November 2021

CIAF Program 2021

The Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) is going online!

CIAF looks forward to welcoming you all to our revised, digital program of online events, across November 10-19! Keep an eye on 2021.ciaf.com.au in November for exclusive artistic insights and extended art-buying opportunities, via our online store: Shop.ciaf.com.au (which is open until December 19).

For tickets to our minimised selection of physical events happening in Cairns, visit: www.ticketlink.com.au

Alick & Albert (a Far North Queensland documentary premiere, profiling the environmental conservation crusades of artist Alick Tipoti and His Serene Highness, Prince Albert II of Monaco) — Wednesday, November 17 (for tickets go to Trybooking.com: https://bit.ly/3BBMERl)

Music in the Park (featuring outdoor Art Market) — Saturday, November 13 (free)

Othello (a Queensland Theatre production starring Jimi Bani) — Thursday, November 11 to Saturday November 13.

Mermaid 'Zeloh' exhibition, Akay Koo Oila Women's Art Centre, October 1 – November 29, Cairns Court House Gallery (free)

Soon CIAF will be launching our full CIAF Online 2021 Program, appearing on left hand tab of this page!

For now... watch this space!


While the programming information is now outdated, CIAF's catalogue ⁠— a special edition of Art Collector magazine ⁠— can be read online below.The magazine features intriguing articles and artist profiles, highlighting the incredible Indigenous artists, designers and performers of Queensland and their cultures!


Image: Prof. Henrietta Fourmile-Marrie AM (CIAF Patron, First Nations), Janina Harding (Artistic Director), Michael Healy MP (Member for Cairns), Darrell Harris (General Manager) at the initial CIAF Program 2021 launch in July.


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