Art Fairs, Art Festivals, Biennales and Events Around the World

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American art events


List of festivals in the United States
Wikipedia

US Art Festivals, Street Fairs, Art Exhibitions, Art Shows

Art fairs

Fairgoer
Fairgoer brings artwork shown at fairs around the world directly to you by allowing you to view hi-res images of the work, browse virtual booths or search by keyword. You can view information about the pieces and artists you like, contact galleries and save your favorite artworks to share with friends and colleagues via social media.


Abu Dhabi Fine Art and Antiques Fair

Affordable Art Fair, UK and New York

Armory Show

Art Basel, Switzerland.

Art Beijing Contemporary Art Fair
Almost 100 galleries, including artists from China and abroad.

Arte BA, Contemporary art fair, Buenos Aires.

Art Basel

Art Cologne, Germany.Internationaler Kunstmarkt
The world’s oldest modern art fair.

Art Forum Berlin
International fair for contemporary art featuring approximately 100 galleries from around countries.

Artissima
Fiera internazionale d'arte contemporanea a Torino.

Art Moscow/Арт Москва
Art Moscow is the ranking international art fair in Russia focusing on contemporary art.

ArtPadsf
ArtPadSF is a provocative new 21st century boutique art fair that focuses on emerging and contemporary art from the Bay Area (san Francisco) and beyond.

Art Santa Fe, New Mexico.
A 'boutique' biennial art fair.

British Art Fairs

Brussels Oriental Art Fair
A meeting point par excellence for amateurs, collectors, experts and curators of Asian Art.

Chicago Art Fairs. Art Fair Calendar

Chic Art Fair, Paris.
Contemporary art, design and photography.

Cologne Art Fair, Germany. International Kunstmarkt
Germany's largest and oldest contemporary art fair.

Dak'Art Biennial of Contemporary African Art, Senegal.

Dallas Art Fair

Dubai Contemporary Art Fair (Art Dubai)

Dubai International Fine Art and Antiques Fair

European Fine Art Fair, Maastricht (TEAF)
An oppurtunity to view and to buy paintings from Bruegel to Bacon as well as objects reflecting 7,000 years of excellence in the applied arts. The fair includes elections of genuine masterpieces from more than 260 of the world's most prestigious art and antiques dealers from 18 countries.

The Fall Fair for International Fine & Decorative Arts, Jacob Javits Center, New York, New York.

FIAC/Foire Internationale d'Art Contemporain, Paris.

Fotofever Photography Art Fair, Paris

Freize Art Fair, Regent's Park, London.
Contemporary art fair.

Gulf Art Fair, Dubai

Hong Kong International Art and Antiques Fair
The annual Hong Kong International Art and Antiques Fair

IFPDA Print Fair, New York.

KunStart
KunStart  - Kunstmesse - Kunst Messe Bozen - International modern and contemporary Art Fair of Bolzano Bozen.

London Art Fair

Masterpiece, London.

The Miami Project

Miami International Art Fair

Moscow Fine Arts Fair

New York, New Jersey art fair calender.

PINTA New York
PINTA exhibits through participating galleries ­ the best of Latin American art for sale.

Russian, Eastern & Oriental Fine Art Fair, London.
Ярмарку Русского Искусства

The Russian, Eastern & Oriental Fine Art Fair (the only event of its kind in Europe to focus on fine art from Russia and the East) is launching the Eastern Art Prize to discover the best emerging artists from Russia and the former Soviet Union, Iran, India, China, Korea and Vietnam.
Participating galleries will be invited to submit works by emerging Eastern artists. Galleries can put forward up to 5 artists with 3 entries from each artist. A panel of judges will select the 25 best artists whose works will be on display in a dedicated room within the Fair.
The final judging will be a combination of panel experts, public, press and on-line voting.

Salzburg World Fine Art Fair

Scope Art Show, Basel, London, New York, Hamptons, Miami.

Shanghai Art Fair

Slick, Paris

SOFA, New York and Chicago
Long heralded as premier fairs for contemporary decorative arts and design in New York and Chicago.

Supermarket
The goal of Supermarket (Stocklholm, Sweden), the artist-run international exposition of new art, is to provide a showcase for artist initiatives from all over the world and to create opportunities for new networks in the Swedish as well as the international art scene.

Sydney Contemporary. Australia's New Modern & Contemporary Art Fair

Texas Contemporary Art fair

U.S. Art Fair Calender.

VIP Art Fair
An international contemporary art fair, held exclusively online.

Vienna Art Fair/ViennaFair
Internationale Messe für zeitgenössische Kunst mit Fokus Zentral und Osteuropa


Watercolours and Drawings Fair, London.
Australian Festival Guide
Down Under festivals and events. Music, film, art, fashion and comedy in the Aussie Outback.

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Biennales, Trienniales

Bienales and other regular exhibitions around the world.

Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art, Brisbane, Australia.

Bienales de Lyon, France.

Biennale of Sydney. International Festival of Contemporary Art.

Biennale de Paris

Berlin Biennale

Art Forum Berlin

Biennale d'Art Contemporain de Lyon, France.

Chicago International Poster Biennial

Florence Biennale. Biennale Internazionale dell'Arte Contemporanea

Havana Biennal, Cuba.

Istanbul. International Istanbul Biennial
 
International Biennale of Contemporary Art Kylv, in the Ukraine, ‘ARSENALE’.


Liverpool Biennial, International Festival of Contemporary Art.

Manifesta. The European Biennial of Contemporary Art

Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art

New York Biennale (NY Biennale)

Prague Biennale, Czech Republic.

Santorini Biennale, Greece.

Scope Art Show, London, New York, Miami, Basel.

Shanghai Biennale

Sharjah International Art Biennial, United Arab Emirates.

Taipei Biennial

Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art

Ukraine International Biennale of Contemporary Art Kylv, ‘ARSENALE’.

Venice Biennial International Art Exhibition

Young Art Fair in Basel

British art festivals

British Arts Festivals Association
A guide to British art festivals.

Artsfest
The UK's Biggest Free Arts Festival.

Brighton Festival

Cheltenham Arts Festivals

Edinburgh International Festival

Liverpool Biennial/International Festival of Contemporary Art

Manchester International Festival

Norfolk & Norwich Festival

Salisbury international Arts Festival

Edinburgh International Festival

Brighton Festival
Information about the annual festival, including details of events and exhibitions, tourist information and links to sponsors web sites.

Liberatum
Liberatum mixes film with millinery, design with literature, fashion with art and opera with architecture in alluring and riveting ways. Their festivals are open to the public all over the world who come from all walks of life. Their mission is to present global audiences with remarkable programmes of the highest calibre featuring world renowned cultural icons as participants.

Bulgarian festivals


Water Tower Art Fest
Water Tower, a festival of contemporary arts and culture organized annually in abandoned or underused buildings around Sofia, Bulgaria.

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Canadian art festivals


The Works Art & Design Festival Canada
The Works International Visual Arts Society is a
non-profit charitable organization whose projects have included local, regional, national and international programs and events that have combined the resources of the public and private sectors with Canada's cultural community.

Cheltenham Arts Festivals, U.K.

Cologne Art Fair, Germany.
International Kunstmarkt. Germany's largest and oldest contemporary art fair.

Competitions
Art competitions in the UK, art competitions worldwide.
A web directory.

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Design Festa, Tokyo, Japan.
Celebrating our 15th anniversary this October, Design Festa remains Asia's largest, freestyle art event. Held twice yearly, anyone enjoying any kind of artistry is welcome to participate, for either one, or both event days.

Documenta, Kassel.
Each documenta exhibition bears the very personal imprint of its curator´s ideas and personal concepts, thereby becoming not only a forum for current tendencies in contemporary art, but also an opportunity for the realisation of innovative and standard-setting new exhibition concepts.

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England. Arts Council of England

European festivals and events

Euro-festival.net. info centre.
This website represents an organization of more than ninety quality festivals in 29 European countries and 4 non-European countries.

The European Fine Art Fair. Maastricht.

Events


Arts events around the world. Open Directory Project

U.K. arts events and festivals. Open Directory Project.


Art Observed
Global contemporary art events and news observed from New York City. 

Manifesta Biennial
Pan-European biennial platform for contemporary visual arts.

Asian Art in London
Incorporating major London Asian antique dealers and auction houses for a series of exhibitions, auctions, sales, and lectures.

Visual AIDS: Day With(out) Art
Archive of World AIDS Day art projects.

European Cities of Culture@
Find sites about the European Capital of Culture, an initiative by the European Union, to select a city among the EU countries which is then given the opportunity to highlight its culture for a period of one year.


Exhibition guides, directories


Artnet
Art exhibitions and events around the world, a calender.

Artrabbit
Contemporary art exhibitions around the world.

Arts and Exhibitions
Under the leadership of its highly experienced principal, John Norman and Andres Numhauser, President of Museum Consulting Services Inc, Arts and Exhibitions constantly strives to bring the very best in exciting traveling exhibits to a worldwide audience.

New Exhibitions
A bi-monthly new exhibitions guide (UK).

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Festival guides, major fesivals

Arts Festivals Worldwide
Party Guide. American (by state) and worldwide festivals.

British Arts Festivals Association
A guide to British art festivals.

U.S. festivals.
List of festivals in the United States. Wikipedia


Arte BA, Contemporary art fair, Buenos Aires.

Australian Festival Guide
Down Under festivals and events. Music, film, art, fashion and comedy in the Aussie Outback.

Edinburgh International Festival

Brighton Festival
Information about the annual festival, including details of events and exhibitions, tourist information and links to sponsors web sites.

European Festivals

Festivals.com
Celebrating the world of festivals and events.

Havana Biennal

Hong Kong Art Festival

Kunsten Festival des Arts, Brussels, Belgium.

Manchester International Festival

Melbourne International Arts Festival, Australia.

National Arts Festival, Grahamstown, South Africa.

New York International Art festival

Sydney Biennale

Terminal00
The International Balkan art festival, open to all young artists from the Balkan region.

Venice Biennale

Film festivals

See the Film Festivals directory


French festivals


French arts festivals and events.

Cannes Film Festival

Nice Jazz Festival

Festival of Contemporary Sacred Art
Festival Art Sacré Contemporain, la Cathédrale de Saint-Ome

German festivals

Art Cologne

Documenta, Kassel.

German arts events and festivals, a guide.

Italian festivals


Italian art festivals. Listed by area.

Esposizione Internazionale di Sculture ed Installazioni

Venice Carnival

KunStart
KunStart  - Kunstmesse - Kunst Messe Bozen - International modern and contemporary Art Fair of Bolzano Bozen.

Venice Biennale

Japanese festivals


Design Festa, Tokyo, Japan.
Celebrating our 15th anniversary this October, Design Festa remains Asia's largest, freestyle art event. Held twice yearly, anyone enjoying any kind of artistry is welcome to participate, for either one, or both event days.

Festival Tokyo
Launched in the spring of 2009, Festival/Tokyo is Japan's largest festival of performing arts.

Tokyo Art Beat
A guide to art events in Tokyo.

Tokyo Art Festivals
A guide to Tokyo Art Festivals 

Music festivals

Classical Music Festivals

Music Festivals Directory, Open Directory Project.
 
Music Festivals
Festival search. Searchable portal. Search by keyword.

International music festivals index,
from Indiana University.

Italian music festivals.
Italiafestival. Italia.

North American Music festivals.
Festival Finder

Salzburg Festival, Austria.
Salzburg - Karten - Tickets - Salzburger Festspiele -
Festspielkarten Polzer Ticket Info, the leading address concerning tickets for the Salzburg Festival.

Performing arts festivals


KadmusArts
A gateway to performing arts festivals around the world.

Polish arts festivals


inSPIRACJE Festival
The International Festival of Visual Art inSPIRACJE is one of the biggest art festivals in Poland. Due to its recognizable brand it gathers a great number of visitors and artists (Karim Rashid, Peter Greenaway, EVA & ADELE,AES+F, Sissel Tolaas,  David Cerny,  Marc Tamschick, Carlo Ratti, Zbig Rybczyński) each year. inSPIRACJE raises different issues of modern art; each edition of the Festival is dedicated to a new leitmotiv (as memories, sacrum-profanum, space, glamour, paradise).

St.Stanislaus Polish Arts Festival


Spanish festivals and events


Spanish art festivals, religious festivals.
Aboutspain.com.

Andalucian festivals, religious festivals.

Swiss festivals


Images
The visual arts festival Images is an open-air photography festival in Vevey. The festival is also an opportunity to introduce the winning projects of the two competitions it organises: the Vevey International Photo Award and the European First Film Award.

Ukraine festivals


International Biennale of Contemporary Art Kylv, in the Ukraine, ‘ARSENALE’.

U.K. festivals and events
U.K Art Festivals and Events

ZeroOne San Jose:
A Global Festival of Art on the Edge & the Thirteenth International Symposium of Electronic Art.
Kinetic-Art.org
Where Kinetic artists from around the world can market their art, exchange ideas, learn about exhibits, commissions and contests and meet those that are interested in their work.

Liberatum
Liberatum mixes film with millinery, design with literature, fashion with art and opera with architecture in alluring and riveting ways. Their festivals are open to the public all over the world who come from all walks of life. Their mission is to present global audiences with remarkable programmes of the highest calibre featuring world renowned cultural icons as participants.





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