Desert Mob 2009

Aboriginal Art Directory | 11.08.09

Desert Mob is three days of events and celebrations in Alice Springs, Northern Territory in early September 2009. Desert Mob is presented by Desart in partnership with Araluen Arts Centre.

Art Talks: Desert Mob Symposium – Friday 4 September 9-3pm Araluen Arts Centre

Art Talks is a day of Aboriginal artists sharing stories of art-making through a day of presentations at Araluen Arts Centre. It is free to the public. Please register to attend.

Desert Mob Market Place – Saturday 5 September 10am-2pm Araluen Arts Centre

Desert Mob Market Place is a large indoor/outdoor market with stalls selling small and low-priced Aboriginal arts and crafts and related products, such as T shirts, bags, books and calendars from Desart member Art Centres. Popular with both locals and tourists, the market offers a chance of some excellent bargains to early browsers.

Dance Site – Saturday 5 September 6 – 9 pm. The Old Telegraph Station

Dance Site is a rare opportunity to see traditional Aboriginal dancers from remote communities in a beautiful outdoor setting. Organised by ArtBack NT Arts Touring.

Desert Mob Exhibition – Opening celebration Sunday 6 September 2pm Araluen Arts Centre
Exhibition continues until 18 October 2009

The exhibition showcases the latest works from each of the participating Art Centres and includes paintings by some of the leading artists in Australia, together with traditional artefacts, weavings, ceramics and other crafts. Each Art Centre exhibits works by some of its senior artists, together with works by emerging younger artists.

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Contact Details

Gallery: Desert Mob Art Show
Telephone: +61 8 8951 1122
Address: Corner Larapinta and Memorial Drive Alice Springs Alice Springs 0870 NT

Gallery: Araluen Centre for Arts and Entertainment
Telephone: +61 8 8951 1120
Address: Larapinta Drive or PO Box 3521 Alice Springs NT 0871 Alice Springs Alice Springs 0870 NT



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