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Blak Markets NAIDOC Art Festival

  • 130 Argyle Street The Rocks, NSW, 2000 Australia (map)

 The Blak Markets is set to host the National Indigenous NAIDOC Art Fair at the Overseas Passenger Terminal in The Rocks, Sydney on 30 June – 1 July 2018, to kick off celebrations ahead of NAIDOC Week 2018.

Held across two days, the National Indigenous NAIDOC Art Fair offers remote Indigenous art centres and artists the opportunity to promote and sell their work in Sydney alongside 30 Blak Markets local stallholders.

NAIDOC Poster 2018

NAIDOC Poster 2018

Program Sunday 1st July
10:00am Welcome by Deputy Lord Mayor of City of Sydney Jess Miller and Welcome and Smoking Ceremony by Aunty Margret Campbell
10:40am Dance Performance by Redfern Dance Company
11:00am Singing Performance by Mi-Kaisha
11:00am Communal Weaving Workshop with Karleen Green, Ronnie Jordan, Iluwanti Ken from the Tjanpi Weavers & Lucy Wanapuyngu from Gapuwiak Art Centre
11:00am Painting Workshop Commence – Ochre Painting with Warmun artists
12:00pm Singing performance by Mi-Kaisha
1.00pm Bush Food Cooking Demonstration by Aunty Beryl
1:00pm Dance Performance by Redfern Dance Company
1:00pm Painting Workshop commences – Water Colour Painting workshop with Namatjira watercolour artists
1:30pm Singing Performance by Rebecca Hatch
2:00pm Tucky Cooley’s Healing Workshop (Book Online)
2:30pm Weaving Workshop Commences
3:20pm Singing performance by Rebecca Hatch
4:30pm Closing Ceremony Dance by Ngambaa Dhalaay dancers

Earlier Event: June 8
Young Hearts Run Free
Later Event: July 10