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14 - 16 July 2017


Rosella Namok, Full Moon. Photograph Michael Marzik

The Cairns Indigenous Art Fair is an annual event held over three days in July, during the tropical winter. Dates for 2017 are confirmed as 14-16 July 2017.

The annual CIAF program of events continues to create the quinissential celebration of Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, music, dance, performance and fashion. The three day event that includes an art market, art fair, fashion performance and a dance and music performance program is held at the Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal. 

Other events are held at partner venues throughout the city. 

For general enquiries please contact Wanda Weatherall on 07 4050 7712 or email  wanda@ciaf.com.au


PO Box 5777, Cairns QLD 4870

51 The Esplanade, Cairns QLD 4870

T: (07) 4050 7712

E: artfair@ciaf.com.au


For specific enquiries

Artistic Director – Janina Harding -   artistic@ciaf.com.au    

General Manager – Vanessa Gillen -  manager@ciaf.com.au 

Project Manager – Danelle Nicol – projects@ciaf.com.au

Marketing/PR (Cairns & Region) - Pip Miller- pip@pipmillerpr.com.au 

Marketing/PR (National)- Hannah Morgan- hannahm@avviso.com.au 



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