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17 - 22 August 2021


The Cairns Indigenous Art Fair is an annual event held over three days during the tropical winter, CIAF returns 10-12 July 2020.

The annual CIAF program of events continues to create the well-known 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. 

PO Box 5777, Cairns QLD 4870

51 The Esplanade, Cairns QLD 4870

T: (07) 4252 6312

E: artfair@ciaf.com.au


For specific enquiries

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

Exhibitions Manager – India Collins - 

Marketing and Communciations Manager – Jack Wilkie-Jans - 

Creative Producer – Renee Harris -

PR Manager – Pip Miller - pip@pipmillerpr.com.au


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Cairns Indigenous Art Fair Ltd is a not-for-profit company with Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) and Australian Charities and Not-for-Profit Commission (ACNC) Status. All donations to the Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) are greatly appreciated and will contribute to CIAF operational costs. Your support assists CIAF in continuing to attract and nurture national and international recognition for the appreciation of the vital cultural contribution of Queensland Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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