Sydney contemporary, Australasia’s premier international art fair, returns from 13-16 September 2018 [VIP preview 12 September, opening night 13 September] with the country’s largest and most diverse gathering of local and international galleries.
Staged at Carriageworks, Sydney’s striking multi-disciplinary arts precinct, the fair welcomes over 80 galleries from around the Pacific Rim with strong representation from Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.
With a thriving contemporary art scene, Sydney is a dynamic cultural destination with an international reputation for presenting the very best in visual art through its leading commercial galleries, public institutions, private museums, festivals and biennale. Defined by the vibrancy of its host city, Sydney contemporary provides collectors, industry professionals and the art loving public access to cutting-edge art from some of the world’s most respected artists and galleries as well as the opportunity to discover new, emerging talent.
Alongside the galleries are curated sectors for contemporary video, installation art and performance as well as an ambitious program that includes engaging panel discussions, guided tours, educational workshops and an extensive VIP program. The fair is also home to pop-up restaurants by Sydney’s much-loved dining institutions, making it an all-encompassing art and dining experience.
Billed as one of the most celebrated events on Australia’s cultural calendar, Sydney contemporary has established itself as a must-attend art event and the perfect place to discover and collect modern and contemporary art.