Luritja artist Rhonda Sharpe, in a gallery with colourful soft sculptures.
Three large-scale Aboriginal paintings hang side-by-side on a white gallery wall.
On a theatre stage, three people stand wearing colourful clothing with artist's printed designs

Desert Mob 2023

One of the Nation’s most significant Aboriginal art events, Desert Mob 2023 is an unmissable opportunity to share in the art, stories, cultural connection and vitality of hundreds of artists from over 30 Art Centres across desert Country.

Desert Mob celebrates culture, diversity and innovative art with an exhibition, symposium, art market, public programs and satellite events activating Mparntwe (Alice Springs) during the special opening days and across the exhibition.

The Desert Mob Exhibition is a vibrant a statement of contemporary cultural expression and power. Co-curated by Art Centres, Hetti Perkins and Aspen Beattie, the 2023 exhibition brings together hundreds of new works by new, emerging and established artists.

Desert Mob Symposium is a day rich in stories and remarkable projects presented by artists and special guests.

Desert Mob Marketplace is a buzzing art market, bringing together many works from Aboriginal-owned art centres across Central Australia. Find something special and meet the artists who create them!

Experience a full program of presentations, artist talks, performances, demonstrations, workshops, tours and numerous satellite exhibitions and events.

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