Art Exhibitions and Events

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Spring Fair Birmingham
4 - 8 February 2018
Spring Fair, the UK’s leading gift and home exhibition, organised by i2i Events Group, will get...
Location: Birmingham
3 - 4 February
The Parallax Art Fair is Europe's largest Artist Arts Fair, exhibiting more than 3000 works of fine...
Location: Central London
Art in Yard Entrance
Art in the Yard is a new outdoor community art initiative for viewing a wide variety of work on...
Location: Lymington, New Forest

Month: 01 January

10 January - 2 February
Location: Central London
10 January - 2 February
Location: Central London
Artrooms 2016
20 - 23 January
ARTROOMS aims to create the largest exhibition of independent artists in London. ARTROOMS takes...
Location: Central London

Month: 02 February

Oxford International Art Fair Profile
23 - 25 February
Building on the success of previous year's editions, the art fair will run over three halls,...
Location: Oxford
Material Earth
10 February - 2 April
The wild Northern territories of Europe have fascinated artists, writers and philosophers for...
Location: Tisbury
Vivienne Folley Messums Wiltshire
10 February - 4 March
Vivienne Foley is one of Britain’s leading sculptors in porcelain – for more than 40 years she has...
Location: Tisbury
21 - 25 February
International contemporary art fair
Location: Madrid
Jan Ramscar
26 January - 13 May
Scientist and artist, Jan Ramscar, presents an exhibition of botanical photograms created without a...
Location: Freshwater
Pete Johnstone
26 January - 13 May
What gives a place its sense of place? It might include, location, landscape, buildings, folklore,...
Location: Freshwater
Virginia Woolf
10 February - 29 April 2018
This exhibition of work by over 80 artists from the past 160 years takes inspiration from the work...
Location: St Ives
23 November 2017 - 2 April 2018
During his brief and turbulent life Modigliani developed a unique and instantly recognisable...
Location: Southwark
16 - 18 February 2018
Cape Town Art Fair showcases a diversity of work that represents the forefront of contemporary art...
Location: Cape Town

Month: 03 March

Art Dubai
15 - 18 March
Art Dubai is an international art fair with its roots in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia....
14 March
Art Boca Raton is a new contemporary art fair from the organizers of Art Palm Beach. International...
Location: Boca Raton
29 - 31 March
Art Basel Hong Kong show offers a dynamic cross-cultural exchange – an immersive experience that...
Location: Wan Chai
8 - 11 March
The Armory Show is New York’s premier art fair and a definitive cultural destination for...
Location: New York City
Khaled Zaki - Resurrection
19 March - 25 April
Tabari Artspace is delighted to present a series of nine new sculptures by artist Khaled Zaki, a...
07 – 09 March 2018
A group exhibition celebrating International Women’s Day Born from a frustration with the lack...
14 March – 5 August 2018
Next spring, Tate Modern will present the largest survey of Joan Jonas’s work in the UK. Jonas (b....
Location: Southwark
16 – 25 March 2018
Tate Modern will stage its second annual BMW Tate Live Exhibition in March 2018 in the atmospheric...
Location: Southwark
Chaiya Art Awards
29 March — 8 April 2018
The Chaiya Art Awards is the UK’s newest theme based biennial art awards with a top prize of £10,...
Location: Southwark

Month: 04 April

12th-15th April 2018
Roy’s People Art Fair is Londons only artist led art fair, Bringing 60 incredible emerging and...
Location: Central London
2018 Dates to be confirmed
21 - 23 April 2018
Representing some of the best artists and makers living or working within a ten-mile radius of the...
Location: York
Reading Contemporary Art Fair is where art lovers - and anyone who wants to learn more about art -...
Location: Reading

Month: 05 May

5 - 7 & 12 - 13 May
From East Marden to Climping, Goodwood to the Witterings and Charlton to Bognor, we have a complete...
Location: Chichester
26 - 28 May 2017
The idea for the Cornwall Art fair was born out of a realisation that there is a disparity between...
Location: St Ives
Tokyo International Art Fair Interior
26 - 27 May
The GAA Ltd also known as the Global Art Agency presents the third edition of the "Tokyo...
Location: Tokyo
2018 Dates to be confirmed
The Wylye Valley Art Trail is a nine day festival of visual art and craft in and around the Wylye...
2018 Dates to be confirmed
'Makers at Middleport' is a group of artists and makers based at Middleport Pottery in Stoke on...
Location: Stoke-on-Trent
27 May - 3 June
Open every day and then open weekends until 18th June. Catherine Osbond, Neil Hampson, George...
Location: Sidmouth
Bath Art Fair
11 - 13 May 2018
The Bath Art Fair features some of the best contemporary professional artists in the country. View...
Location: Bath

Month: 06 June, 07 July

Carlisle Arts Festival
2018 Dates to be confirmed
Fall in love with Carlisle Arts Fest.. a fabulous mid-summer weekend break in the heart of Cumbria...
Location: Carlisle
Carlisle Arts Festival
2018 Dates to be confirmed
Fall in love with Carlisle Arts Fest.. a fabulous mid-summer weekend break in the heart of Cumbria...
Location: Carlisle

Month: 06 June

BS9 Art Trail
2018 Dates to be confirmed
One postcode. So much to see! BS9 Arts Trail returns for its fourth year on Saturday 10th and...
Location: Bristol
2018 Dates to be confirmed
Visit over 500 artists and makers in over 200 working studios, galleries and other venues across...
Location: Milton Keynes
2018 Dates to be confirmed
Forth Valley Open Studios began in 2010 and is one of the biggest cultural events in the Forth...
Location: Stirling
Installation view of Summer Exhibition 2017 © John Bodkin/DawkinsColour
12 June - 19 August
Famous as the world’s largest open submission show, there are certain things the Summer Exhibition...
Location: Central London
Kate Danby
2018 Dates to be confirmed
The Lymington Palette Club was founded in 1954 to promote the development and improvement of...
Location: Lymington
New Forest Centre
2018 Dates to be confirmed
The New Forest is a hub for artists and craftspeople working across a wide variety of media and has...
Location: New Forest

Month: 07 July

8 - 16 July
Open studios throughout Frome and Whatley
Location: Frome
Artisans by the River
2018 Dates to be confirmed
Artisans by The River is back this year, on the banks of the Lymington River. The 4th June sees...
Location: Lymington
22 July - 1 October
Location: Edinburgh
Masonic Hall Art Exhibition
2018 Dates to be confirmed
Artists, makers and performers of all ages and disciplines will come together at various venues...
Location: Lymington
23 - 24 July 2017
Location: Thirsk
22 - 23 July 2017
Location: Christchurch
2 - 24 July
Marlborough Open Studios is an annual opportunity to meet amateur and professional artists in the...
Location: Marlborough
2018 Dates to be confirmed
Following the resounding success of the inaugural Plain Arts Summer exhibition in 2015 we are...
Location: Salisbury

Month: 08 August

Amsterdam International Art Fair Profile
2018 Dates to be confirmed
Amsterdam Int'l Art Fair is the international art fair in the Dutch city that brings over 150...
Location: Amsterdam
12 - 13 August
Art in the Pen is a well established art fair that originated in Skipton, North Yorkshire in 2005....
Location: Skipton
5th -13th August 2017
Location: Lyndhurst
2018 Dates to be confirmed
Arundel Gallery Trail celebrates local talent in 60 locations with 150 plus artists and makers...
Location: Arundel
2018 Dates to be confirmed
A celebration of local talent, an opportunity to enjoy the Famous Snods Edge Teas and a major fund...
Location: Consett
Arabella Rose
2018 Dates to be confirmed
Hampshire Open Studios is an annual art trail where the visiting public can meet artists in their...
Location: New Forest
Art on the Green
19-20 August
Art on the Green is staged on the green at Milford on Sea, often the 2nd weekend in August This has...
Location: Milford on Sea

Month: 09 September

Launching The Life Boat by Peter Goodhall
22 - 30 September
Solo show featuring both contemporary and traditional style marine paintings.
Location: Sidmouth
2 - 24 September
The Great North Art Show is an exciting and diverse open exhibition of contemporary art by...
Location: Ripon
Rotterdam International Art Fair Interior
7 - 8 September 2018
Rotterdam is playing host to talent from all around the world when it stages the second Rotterdam...
Location: Rotterdam
Location: Ealing
Buy Art Fair Manchester
28 September - 1 October
Manchester's Buy Art Fair is the leading art fair outside London. Now in its ninth year, the fair...
Location: Manchester
8 - 10 September
The FNB Joburg Art Fair is Africa’s leading art fair focused on contemporary art from the continent...
Location: Johannesburg
2018 Dates to be confirmed
Fabulously sited beneath the cathedral’s soaring spire, Salisbury Contemporary Craft...
Location: Salisbury
14 - 30 September
Open to any artists and makers living or working in North Devon, Torridge and West Exmoor. This...
Location: Bideford
Autumn Fair
2 - 5 September
Thousands of retailers attend Autumn Fair, where they refreshed their stock from 1,400 UK and...
Location: Birmingham

Month: 10 October

27 - 30 October
Art Toronto is Canada’s international contemporary and modern art fair, located at the Metro...
Location: Toronto
12 - 15 October
The Art Expo Malaysia (AEM) is celebrating its 11th edition in 2017 as the longest running...
Location: Kuala Lumpur
16 - 20 October
Capturing The Moment is the first major exhibition of today’s foremost contemporary British artists...
Location: Central London
27 - 29 October
A warm welcome awaits you at the 9th Reading Charity Art Fair. Organised by the Rotary Club of...
Location: Reading
5 - 8 October 2017
The Other Art Fair, famous for connecting buyers directly with the best undiscovered artists will...
Location: Central London
21 - 22 October 2017
Location: Lyndhurst

Month: 11 November

Cambridge Art Fair
10 - 12 November
Cambridge Art Fair launched in 2013 and is now an established part of the international art fairs...
Location: Cambridge
11 & 12 November
The Windsor Contemporary Art Fair is now in its 13th year, the Fair is a prominent national arts...
Location: Windsor
Chester Art Fair Interior
17 - 19 November
Chester Arts Fair, will be taking place from 18-20 November at Chester Racecourse. Visitors can...
Location: Chester

Month: 12 December

7 - 10 December
Art Basel in Miami Beach receives more than 70,000 visitors from all over the world. Art Basel is...
Location: Miami
Barcelona Spain
12 - 13 December
The fifth edition of the Barcelona International Art Fair presents over 100 contemporary exhibitors...
Location: Barcelona

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