Summer 2024 Major Art Fairs

Forget the "slow season" myth – these next few months are packed with prestigious art fairs around the globe. From established giants to exciting new players, these events offer a vibrant platform for artists, galleries, and collectors to connect. Dive into our curated list of major art fairs happening now through Summer 2024!

May 2024

Taipei Dangdai | Taiwan

Taipei Dangdai, a leading art fair bringing together 78 prominent galleries from 19 countries. Held annually in May at the Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, this prestigious event showcases a curated selection of works from established and emerging artists.

Location: Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center
Preview Day: Thursday, May 9th
General Admission Days: Friday, May 10th – Sunday, May 12th
Single-Day Ticket Price: NT$750 (around $24.75 USD)

For more information, visit the website.

Independent New York and TEFAF | New York

Independent New York

Independent New York takes over Randall's Island Park marking its 15th anniversary, with its first edition held at the former Dia building in Chelsea in 2010 during Armory Week. The 2024 iteration will showcase the works of over 60 galleries representing the cutting edge of contemporary art. Expect a vibrant mix of established and emerging artists, with a focus on solo presentations and fresh perspectives.

TEFAF New York:

Running concurrently, at the Park Avenue Armory, TEFAF New York presents a curated selection of works from close to 90 the world's most esteemed galleries from 15 countries. This renowned fair features a focus on museum-quality art, spanning modern and contemporary masterpieces, antiques, and design objects.

Independent New York
Location: Spring Studios
Preview Day: Thursday, May 9th
General Admission Days: Friday, May 10th – Sunday, May 12th

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TEFAF New York
Location: Park Avenue Armory
Preview Day: Thursday, May 9th
General Admission Days: Friday, May 10th – Tuesday, May 14th

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Photo London | United Kingdom

Photo London is a must-see for photography enthusiasts. The 9th edition of the fair showcases a global selection of historical and contemporary photography, with galleries representing a wide range of established and emerging artists.

Location: Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA
Preview Days: Wednesday, May 15th
General Admission Days: Thursday, May 16th – Sunday, May 19th

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Design Miami | LA

Design Miami makes its Los Angeles debut for the city’s first edition of the fair. The fair will take place within a private historic Holmby Hills estate originally designed by legendary architect Paul Williams in the 1930’s.

Location: Private estate, Holmby Hills, Los Angeles
Preview Days: Thursday, May 16th + Friday, May 17th
General Admission Days: Saturday, May 18th – Monday, May 20th

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June 2024

Art Basel | Switzerland

The art world’s top fair, the Swiss edition of Art Basel, is featuring a city-wide program for its upcoming 2024 edition. Hosting 287 galleries from 40 countries. Twenty-two of those galleries will be exhibiting at the fair for the first time. This year also marks the first time Art Basel will be fully under the direction of Maike Cruse.

Location: Messe Basel
Preview Days: Tuesday, June 11th – Wednesday, June 12th
General Admission Days: Thursday, June 13th – Sunday, June 16th
Single-Day Ticket Price: To be confirmed.

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Design Miami | Basel

Held concurrently with Art Basel, Design Miami | Basel is a premier showcase for collectible design. This fair presents a curated selection of furniture, lighting, objects, and installations from the 20th and 21st centuries by leading galleries, designers, and institutions.

Location: Hall 1 Sud, Messe Basel Convention Center
Preview Days: Monday, June 10th
General Admission Days: Tuesday, June 11th – Sunday, June 16th

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VOLTA | Basel

VOLTA Basel is a sister fair to Art Basel, focusing on emerging artists and galleries. This dynamic platform provides a launchpad for new talent and fosters discovery within the contemporary art scene. The fairs 19th edition returns to the Klybeck 610 featuring over 45 galleries from 24 countries, and is the inaugural edition under Artistic Director Lee Cavaliere.

Location: Klybeck 610, Gärtnerstrasse 2, Basel 4057
Preview Days: Monday, June 10th 10:00 - 2:00PM
General Admission Days: Monday, June 10th (after 2:00PM) – Sunday, June 16thSingle-Day Ticket Price: 16.50 CHF (around $19 USD)

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ArPa | São Paulo

ArPa São Paulo is a relatively new player in the art fair world, but it has quickly gained recognition for its focus on diversity and inclusion. This fair features a wide range of contemporary art from established and emerging artists from Brazil and South America.

Location: Mercado Livre Convention Center
General Admission Days: Wednesday, June 5th – Sunday, June 9th
Single-Day Ticket Price: To be confirmed.

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CAN Ibiza Art Fair | Ibiza, Spain

Set against the backdrop of the idyllic island of Ibiza, CAN (Contemporary Art Now) Ibiza Art Fair offers a unique experience for art enthusiasts. This fair presents a curated selection of modern and contemporary art, with a focus on emerging artists and the Mediterranean art scene.

Location: FECOEV: Fairs, Congresses, and Events of Ibiza
General Admission Days: Wednesday, June 26th – Sunday, June 30th
Single-Day Ticket Price: To be confirmed.

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July 2024

Tokyo Gendai | Yokohama

Though much of the crowd that regularly attends art events takes the summer off after Art Basel ends, Art Assembly’s Japan fair takes place again in early July, Tokyo Gendai. Taking place at a convention center in nearby Yokohama, the fair, headed up by Eri Takane, will gather between 80 and 90 exhibitors. The fair’s second edition will be a major test for the Japanese art market’s continued longevity, especially as it compares to that of Seoul, Taipei, Singapore, and Hong Kong, the latter of which has long held eminence in Asia.

Location: Pacifico Yokohama
Preview Day: Thursday, July4th
General Admission Days: Friday, July 5th – Sunday, July 7th
Single-Day Ticket Price: 4,000 Yen (around $30 USD)


This is just a taste of the many exciting art fairs happening around the world this Summer. Whether you're a seasoned collector or simply curious about the art world, these events offer a unique opportunity to discover new talent, experience cutting-edge art movements, and connect with the global art community.

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