Art & Design Fairs, Festivals and Parties
What is an Art/Design Fair?
When simmered down an art or design fair is a trade show for presenting and selling art and craft. While the focus of a fair is on the dealers, buyers and collectors, they are also open to the public and are good place to see innovative work by contemporary artists and designers. Fairs also have an added degree of spectacle often including public programs like performances and talks. Like everything else in the arts there are lots of different models of fairs that exist, from international, to local, to emerging and established practitioners and galleries.
What is an Art/Design Festival?
An Art or Design festival is a festival that celebrates contemporary art and design. Festivals can take different formats from one weekend, to one week to one month or more! Festivals can ecompass a wide range of art and design practices from film, dance, literature and poetry to design, textiles and painting to give you some ideas. Some festivals are completeley free admission while others are ticketed and some have a combination of free and ticketed programs.
What is an Art/Design Party?
A Party organised and run by a group of creative people - Do we need to say more?