Desert Mob

Nyurapaya Kaika Burton & Linda Rive (translator) open Desert Mob Exhibition 2015
Nyurapaya Kaika Burton & Linda Rive (translator) open Desert Mob Exhibition 2015

Desert Mob 2016: Araluen Art Centre
Exhibition Opening 5:30pm 8th September, 
Symposium 10 - 3:30pm 9th September, 
Dance Site 4-5pm 9th September,
Market Place 10-2pm 10th September 2016.


Desert Mob is one of Australia’s major Indigenous arts events, and is a vehicle through which visitors can gain a unique insight into the lives and cultures of Aboriginal artists living in the vast and spectacular outback country of Central Australia. The annual Desert Mob exhibition is an initiative of the Araluen Arts Centre, in Alice Springs.  The Desert Mob Symposium and the Desert Mob Market Place are presented by Desart, in partnership with Araluen Art Centre.

Desert Mob Exhibition

Opening Thursday 8th September 2016, 5:30pm – Araluen Art Centre, Alice Springs.

Desert Mob is Australia’s premier event featuring new artworks from Aboriginal owned art centres throughout Central Australia. This event brings together Desart member art centres in a unique exhibition that celebrates the vibrancy of Aboriginal art from this region. It is the only exhibition that offers a snapshot of what is currently happening in contemporary art from Aboriginal owned art centres in Central Australia. All artworks in Desert Mob are selected by the participating art centres and are available for purchase. This is a unique opportunity to view and purchase artworks by both established and emerging artists all in the one venue.