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.

Opening 7 September in Mparntwe (Alice Springs), Desert Mob includes a major exhibition, symposium, marketplace, workshops, satellite events, performances and more.

View the full program and purchase tickets to select events at

Desert Mob 2023 is presented by Desart, the peak body for 38 Aboriginal Art and Craft Centres across Central Australia.

Image caption: Rhonda Sharpe of Yarrenyty Arltere Artists, Desert Mob 2021.

Image courtesy Araluen Arts Centre. Photo: Emma Murray

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