27 July 2016
A roaring success, this year’s Cairns Indigenous Art Fair [CIAF] 2016 drew record crowds, with over 51,000 visitors attending the three-day event from 15 - 17 July and other satellite exhibitions. The 7th annual CIAF predominantly resided in the Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal, with numerous satellite events taking place across Cairns. The event also led to a number of key art acquisitions by institutions such as the National Gallery of Victoria, AIATSIS and The Australian Museum thanks to the Collectors and Curators Program managed by notable curator, Hetti Perkins.
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.
27 June 2016
MEDIA RELEASE: Freedom Of Expression Exhibition Shines Light On Artworks From Behind Bars
MEDIA RELEASE 14 June 2016
Freedom Of Expression Exhibition Shines Light On Artworks From Behind Bars
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.
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.