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12 - 14 July 2019


CIAF reveals exciting 2016 program highlights

6 July 2016

This year the Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) offers a dynamic program, of the best of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art, music, dance and fashion in this annual tropical celebration that celebrates the very best of Queensland Indigenous culture.


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CIAF Opening Night - Media release

10 June 2016


8 June 2016


Cairns Indigenous Art Fair celebrates with Opening Night party


The Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) 2016 celebrations kick off with a feast of visual and cultural performances at the Opening Night party on 14 July, where guests are also treated to a preview of the Fair’s curated art exhibition, Cultural Bliss.


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Lockhart River Dancers performing at CIAF. Photograph by Kerry Trapnell

Cairns Indigenous Art Fair launches 2016 program & event app

5 May 2016

The Cairns Indigenous Art Fair (CIAF) has launched this year’s program, along with the CIAF 2016 event app, presented by Artistic Director Janina Harding.


Welcoming crowds of more than 50,000 visitors last year, CIAF 2016 is set to be bigger and better than ever and will kick off at a spectacular Opening Night event, Thurs14 July and continuing through the following three days, 15 -17 July.


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CIAF respectfully acknowledges the First Peoples’ and Custodians of the lands, waters and seas on which we work and live. We honour their Elders, past and present