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Affordable Art Fair

The Affordable Art Fair is an international, contemporary art fair held in different cities around the world.==Overview==First launched in Battersea Park, London, England, in 1999, Affordable Art Fairs now take place in Hampstead (London), Bristol, New York, Milan, Maastricht, Singapore, Hong Kong, Seoul, Stockholm, Amsterdam, Brussels, Toronto, and Hamburg. The fairs take place annually – with the exception of Singapore, Battersea and New York, which hold spring and autumn editions – and run... read more

Springfield Old Capitol Art Fair

The Springfield Old Capitol Art Fair is a festival held annually during the third weekend of May on the grounds of the Old State Capitol State Historic Site in Springfield, Illinois. The festival features both tangible and performing art.==Description==The Old Capitol Art Fair was first celebrated in 1962. It has been held continuously on the lawn of and in the streets surrounding Springfield's Old State Capitol, except when the historic 1837 building was being reconstructed in 1966-70. The fair... read more

Council on Affordable Housing

The Council on Affordable Housing (COAH) is an agency of the Government of New Jersey within the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs that is responsible for ensuring that all 566 New Jersey municipalities provide their fair share of low and moderate income housing. The COAH was created by the New Jersey Legislature in response to the Fair Housing Act of 1985 and a series of New Jersey Supreme Court rulings known as the Mount Laurel decisions.The council is made up of 12 members appointed by... read more


A fair (archaic: faire or fayre) is a gathering of people for a variety of entertainment or commercial activities. It is normally of the essence of a fair that it is temporary with scheduled times lasting from an afternoon to several weeks.==History==The fairs were s on which there was an intermission of labour and pleadings. In the Roman provinces of and , Jewish rabbis prohibited Jews from participating in fairs in certain towns because the religious nature of the fairs contravened the prescribed... read more

Artex Art Fair

Artex (Art Expo Fair) began in 1986 in Auckland, New Zealand in 1986 and ran until 1994. It was the first art fair to be held in New Zealand which showcased historical and contemporary New Zealand art. Artex was the genesis for what is now known as the Auckland Art Fair.== History ==The first Artex, titled ARTEX 86 was held from 27 – 31 August 1986 at the Princes Wharf Passenger Terminal Building in Auckland New Zealand. The first Artex event was opened by the Minister of Arts, The Right Honourable... read more

Free Art Fair

The Free Art Fair was an exhibition of contemporary art works and performance art that took place in London in 2007, 2008, and 2009. Each fair culminated with all the art works being given away at the end. Jasper Joffe, the founder, claims he set up the fair to "do something different from what everyone else is doing at this time of year and non-commercial, and something that excites people and values art not selling." http://uk.reuters.com/article/2008/10/19/uk-britain-art-idUKTRE49I1N320081019==Background==In... read more

Bongsan Art Fair

Bongsan Art Fair is a festival in Daegu, South Korea.The main contents is a Bongsan art event, a celebration performance, a lecture meeting, and a contact event with a writer. read more

Asian Contemporary Art Fair

The Asian Contemporary Art Fair was a contemporary art fair held annually in New York City. The first fair took place November 8–12, 2007.“.” ''e-flux'', accessed November 2, 2010 The second Asian Contemporary Art Fair occurred November 6–10, 2008.“.” ''e-flux'', accessed November 2, 2010The Asian Contemporary Art Fair (ACAF) was hosted by AsianArtWorks, a Korean company with offices in Beijing, Seoul and New York. The fair’s primary sponsor was the Korean engineering company HNC.==Asian... read more

Toronto International Art Fair

Toronto International Art Fair (TIAF) is an international contemporary art exhibition held each year in Toronto, Canada at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. The first Toronto International Art Fair was held in 1999. Since its inception, it has grown to become the pre-eminent forum for displaying contemporary art in Canada. There are a number of galleries that exhibit each year from around the world including the U.S., Ireland, England, Spain and Japan.The Fair has a series of Special Projects... read more

VIP Art Fair

VIP Art Fair was an international art fair held exclusively online. The fair was founded in 2010 by James and Jane Cohan, owners of James Cohan Gallery in New York, and Jonas and Alessandra Almgren, Silicon Valley entrepreneurs. The inaugural fair was held January 22–30, 2011 and the second edition of the fair will be held February 3–8, 2012. Hyperallergic==VIP 2.0==The new technologies developed for VIP Art Fair are the most significant changes for VIP 2.0. First, the site is now integrated... read more

Accessible Art Fair

The Accessible Art Fair (AAF) is a contemporary art fair originally launched in Belgium. Introduced in 2007, the fair takes place annually and lasts four days, presenting more than 50 artists including local and international painters, photographers, sculptors, and designers. The artists are carefully selected from a jury of professionals in the field. The Accessible Art Fair offers a high-end platform that puts artists in direct contact with the discerning public. The opportunity for the public... read more

NY Art Book Fair

The NY Art Book Fair is Printed Matter, Inc's annual event that occurs at MoMA PS1 in Long Island City, New York, usually near the end of the month of September. The NY Art Book Fair is free and open to the public, and takes place on a Friday, Saturday and Sunday, with an opening preview on the Thursday evening.The NY Art Book Fair was created under the direction of AA Bronson, a New York artist and the President of Printed Matter, Inc. (2004-2010). website. Since 2013, The NY Art Book Fair has been... read more

London Art Fair

The Business Design Centre in Islington, London, location of the 2014 London Art Fair.The London Art Fair, the largest contemporary art fair in the United Kingdom, takes place annually in London, England.In 2014, the London Art Fair was held at the Business Design Centre in Islington, north London, during 15–19 January.==External links==Category:Recurring events with year of establishment missing read more

Frieze Art Fair

Frieze Art Fair under construction in Regent's Park, in 2009.Frieze Art Fair is an international contemporary art fair that takes place every October in London's Regent's Park. The fair is staged by Amanda Sharp and Matthew Slotover, the publishers of ''frieze'' magazine. Frieze Art Fair features more than 170 contemporary art galleries, and the fair also includes specially commissioned artists’ projects, a talks programme and an artist-led education schedule.Since 2014, the magazine has also been... read more

Uptown Art Fair

The Uptown Art Fair is the largest art fair of its kind held in Minnesota. The three-day-long fair is held every year, always during the first full weekend in August and always in Uptown, an eclectic neighborhood in south Minneapolis. The fair features artists in 12 media including sculpture, painting, jewelry, ceramics, wood and more. More than $2 million worth of artwork is sold during the event. The event attracts around 375,000 people over the course of the three-day weekend, and features about... read more


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