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Carlene Thompson of Ernabella Arts. Ceramics demonstration at Desert Mob 2023 Marketplace

Desert Mob Marketplace 2024

The Desert Mob Marketplace is a large buzzing art market, bringing together paintings, punu, ceramics, weaving, sculpture, textiles and merchandise from Aboriginal-owned art centres across Central Australia.

The marketplace offers Desert Mob attendees the opportunity to acquire works directly from the artists who created them. The day includes demonstrations, workshops, performances and other activations across the precinct, along with food and coffee.

The Desert Mob marketplace is presented as part of Desert Mob, one of the nation’s most anticipated Aboriginal art events. Desert Mob 2024 will take place in Mparntwe (Alice Springs) during September and October 2024 and comprises an exhibition, Symposium, market, public programs, satellite events and activations.

Marketplace public programs to be announced

Saturday 7 September 2024

Entry cost

Free entry


  • Cafe
  • Family Friendly


Caters for people who use a wheelchair.


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