Here’s Our Definitive Guide to the Key Art Fairs Taking Place Around the World in the First Half of 2019

From Brussels to Beijing, here's our comprehensive guide to fairs happening around the globe from January through June.

Photo: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images.

Next month, all eyes will be on the West Coast of the US as fair behemoth Frieze sees whether it can heat up Los Angeles at its inaugural edition in the city, where it is being joined by Dean Valentine’s new project Felix LA at the nearby Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel.

But the 2019 calendar is studded with fairs from all around the world, from Paris to the Phillippines, Dallas and Dubai. To help you keep track, we’ve compiled a running list for the first half of the year. Check back for part two as more fairs release dates for the second half of 2019.


UNTITLED, Art launched in San Francisco in January 2016 at Pier 70. Photo by Casey Kelbaugh.

?? ESTE ARTE, January 4–8

Punta del Este Convention & Exhibition Center, Uruguay

?? Palm Beach Modern + ContemporaryJanuary 11–13

Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary Pavilion, Palm Beach, Florida

?? London Art Fair, January 16–20

Business Design Centre, London

?? Outsider Art Fair, January 17–20

Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 W. 18th Street, New York

?? Taipei Dangdai Art Fair, January 18–20

Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center

?? The Winter Show, January 18–27

Park Avenue Armory, 643 Park Avenue, New York

?? FOG Design + Art Fair, January 17–20

Fort Mason Festival Pavillion, San Francisco

?? UNTITLED San Francisco, January 18–20

Pier 35, 1454 The Embarcadero, San Francisco

?? LA Art Show, January 23–27

Los Angeles Convention Center, Los Angeles 

?? S.E.A. Focus, January 24–27

Gillman Barracks, Singapore

?? Affordable Art Fair Milan, January 25–27

Superstudio Più, Milan

?? Art Stage Singapore, January 25–27

Marina Bay Sands, Expo & Convention Center, Singapore

?? BRAFA Art Fair, January 26–February 3

Tour & Taxis, Brussels

?? artgenève, January 31–February 3

Palexpo Convention Center, Geneva

??PAD Genève Art + Design, January 31–February 3

Palexpo Convention Center, Geneva

?? India Art Fair, January 31–February 3

NSIC Exhibition Grounds Okhla Industrial Estate, New Delhi


ARCOmadrid 2018. Photo courtesy of ARCOmadrid.


?? Arte Fiera Bologna, February 1–4

Via della Costituzion, Bologna

??  SetUp Contemporary Art Fair, February 1–3

Palazzo Pallavicini, Bologna

?? ZonaMaco, February 6–10

Centro Citibanamex, Hall D, Mexico City

?? Material Art Fair, February 7–10

Frontón México, Mexico City

?? NOMAD, February 7–11

 Chesa Planta, St. Moritz 

?? Art Rotterdam, February 7–10

Van Nelle Factory, Rotterdam

?? Qade Solo Project, February 6–10

Cruise Terminal on the Wilhelmina Pier, Rotterdam 

?? Haute PhotographieFebruary 7–10

Las Palmas, Rotterdam

?? Frieze Los Angeles, February 15–17

Paramount Pictures Studios, Los Angeles 

?? Felix LA, February 14–17

Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, Los Angeles

?? Art Los Angeles Contemporary, February 13–17

The Barker Hangar, Los Angeles 

?? Superfine! Art Fair, February 14–17

Magic Box at the Reef, Los Angeles 

?? Art Wynwood, February 14–18

One Herald Plaza, Miami

?? Art Palm Springs, February 15–18

Palm Springs Convention Center, Palm Springs

?? Cape Town Art Fair, February 15–17

Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), Cape Town 

?? Art Karlsruhe, February 21–24

Messe Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe

?? Art Fair Philippines, February 22–24

The Link Ayala Center, Makati

?? 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, February 23–24

La Mamounia, Avenue Prince Moulay Rachid, Marrakech

?? ARCOmadrid, February 27–March 3

IFEMA Convention Center, Madrid

?? Art Madrid, February 27–March 3

Galería de Cristal de CentroCentro Cibeles, Madrid

?? JUSTMAD, February 26–March 3,

Carlos Maria de Castro Palace, Madrid 

?? ADAA The Art ShowFebruary 28–March 3

The Park Avenue Armory, New York

MARCH 2019

Visitors at TEFAF Maastricht’s VIP Preview. Photo: Loraine Bodewes, courtesy of TEFAF.


?? The Armory ShowMarch 7–10

Piers 92 & 94, New York

?? SPRING/BREAK, March 5–11

4 Times Square, New York

?? VOLTA New York, March 6–10

Pier 90, New York

?? Independent New York, March 7–10

Spring Studios, New York

?? SCOPE, March 7–10

Metropolitan Pavilion, New York

?? Clio, March 7–10

335 West 35th St, New York

?? Art on Paper, March 7–10

Pier 36, South Street, New York

???????Art Fair Tokyo, March 7–10

Tokyo International Forum, Chiyoda, Tokyo

?? SATELLITE Art Show SXSWMarch 13–17

Museum of Human Achievement, Austin, Texasa

?? Collectible, March 14–17

Vanderborght Building, Brussels

?? TEFAF Maastricht, March 16–24

Maastricht’s Exhibition & Congress Centre, The Netherlands 

?? Art Dubai, March 20–23

Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai

?? MIA Photo Fair, March 22–25

Porta Nuova Varesine Piazza Lina Bo Bardi, Milan

?? Art Basel Hong Kong, March 29–31

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong

??Art Central Hong Kong, March 27–31

Lung Wo Road Central, Hong Kong

?? The Other Art Fair, March 28–31

Magic Box at The Reef, Los Angeles 

?? Affordable Art Fair New York, March 28–31

The Metropolitan Pavilion, New York

?? Drawing Now Paris, March 28–31

Carreau Du Temple, Paris

APRIL 2019

Photo: Leo Elor for SP-Arte 2018. © Sp-Arte.

?? SP-Arte, April 3–7

Oscar Niemeyer Bienal Pavilion, São Paulo

?? Philadelphia Fine Art Fair, April 4–7

City Troop Armory, Philadelphia

?? Art Paris Art Fair, April 4–7

Grand Palais Avenue Winston Churchill, Paris

?? PAD Paris Art + Design, April 3–7

Jardin des Tuileries, Paris

??AIPAD: The Photography Show, April 4–7

Pier 94, New York

??Artexpo, April 4–7

Pier 92, New York

?? ArteBA, April 11–14

La Rural, Buenos Aires

??Dallas Art Fair, April 11–14

Fashion Industry Gallery, Dallas, Texas
??Art Cologne, April 11–14

Koelnmesse, Messeplatz 1, Cologne

?? Market Art Fair, April 12–14

Liljevalchs Konsthall on the Royal Djurgården, Stockholm 

?? miart, April 15–17

Viale Scarampo, Pavillion 3 Fieramilanocity, Milan

?? Art Brussels, April 25–28

 Avenue du Port Tour and Taxis Building, Brussels

?? Art Vancouver, April 25–28

Vancouver Convention Center, Vancouver 

??Art Market San Francisco, April 27–29

Festival Pavilion, San Francisco 

?? Art Beijing Art Fair, April 26–April 29

Agricultural Exhibition Centre of China, Beijing

?? NOMAD, April 26–29

La Vigie, Monaco

?? artmonte-carlo, April 26–28

Garimaldi Forum, Monaco

MAY 2019

Inside the tent at Frieze New York on Randall’s Island. Photo courtesy of Frieze.

??Frieze New York, May 1–5

Randall’s Island Park, New York

?? Superfine! Art Fair, May 1–5

14th Street Garage, Meatpacking, New York 

?? Art New York, May 2–5,

Pier 94, New York

?? TEFAF New York Spring, May 3–7

Park Avenue Armory, New York

?? ARCO Lisbon, May 16–19

Fábrica Nacional de Cordoaria, Lisbon

?? Photo London, May 16–19

Somerset House, London

?? Art Vilnius ’19, May 30–June 2

Exhibition and Congress Centre LITEXPO, Vilnius, Lithuania


JUNE 2019

Esther Schipper’s booth at Art Basel 2018. ©Art Basel.

?? Art Basel, June 13–16

Messe Basel, Messeplatz, Basel

?? VOLTA, June 10–15

Viaduktstrasse 10, Markthalle, Basel 

?? LISTE, June 10–16,

Burgweg 15, Basel 

?? Design Miami/Basel, June 11–16

Viaduktstrasse 10, Markthalle, Basel 

?? SCOPE Basel, June 11–16

Webergasse 34, Basel 

?? Masterpiece London, June 27–July 3

South Grounds at the Royal Hospital Chelsea


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