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10 - 14 July 2019

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CIAF…creating income for artists and Art centres

14 July 2018

My view submission by Vanessa Gillen, General Manager, Cairns Indigenous Art Fair

With kick off to our ninth annual Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) just a week from now, we are well and truly at the ‘business’ end of preparations and therefore its timely to highlight our event and the significant impact it makes – not just to the economy but the artists and performers it showcases.

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CIAF ART AWARD WINNERS 2018

13 July 2018

Queensland’s outstanding artists determined by artistic response to homeland

Some of Queensland’s outstanding Indigenous artists and organisations have been recognised among peers at Cairns Indigenous Art Fair’s opening party held last night.

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MEET EAT REPEAT @CIAF 2018

4 July 2018 food, eat street, catering

This year’s Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) will add a feast of flavours to its rich artistic and cultural vibe as it plays host to the region’s favourite food festival, Meet Eat Repeat.

From ice cream and dumplings to paella and dishes from Cairns’ well-loved restaurants, CIAF’s partnership with Meet Eat Repeat means fair goers can refuel throughout the opening night and three-day festival with a high quality, multicultural palette of freshly cooked food and flavours.

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CIAF Announces Health Partnerships

26 June 2018

Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) has attracted significant interest from the Indigenous and community health sector this year announcing three partnerships promising mutually beneficial outcomes.
 
In welcoming on board Apunipima Cape York Health Council and Life Without Barriersas well as Cairns Emergency Medical Association (CEMA), back for its second year, CIAF’s General Manager Vanessa Gillen said the event’s all-inclusive nature and philosophies are attractive to community organisations.
 

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CIAF Announces Health Partnerships

26 June 2018

Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) has attracted significant interest from the Indigenous and community health sector this year announcing three partnerships promising mutually beneficial outcomes.
 
In welcoming on board Apunipima Cape York Health Council and Life Without Barriersas well as Cairns Emergency Medical Association (CEMA), back for its second year, CIAF’s General Manager Vanessa Gillen said the event’s all-inclusive nature and philosophies are attractive to community organisations.
 

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Coral Expeditions partnership

30 May 2018

Coral Expeditions presents Cairns Indigenous Art Fair’s - Collectors & Curators’ Program

Australia’s leading expedition cruise company, Coral Expeditions charts a cultural course as the presenting partner of Cairns Indigenous Art Fair’s 2018 Collectors and Curators’ Program.

 

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Key Dates for 2018

21 March 2018

Tuesday 10 - Sunday 15 July

Bukal - the story of Henrietta Marrie | COCA

 

Wednesday 11 July

Dancing Smoke | Miriki + POMO | Fogarty Park

North by East West | Exhibition Opening | Cairns Art Gallery 

Continental Drift from Blak to Black | | Exhibition Opening | Cairns Art Gallery

 

Thursday 12 July

Opening Night Party | Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal

 

Friday 13 July

Art Fair | Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal

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