International Art Exhibitions and Culture Events Around the World

Art festivals around the world
Art festivals around the world
Art festivals around the world

If you’re an art enthusiast, you must consider art exhibitions and festivals as an active medium to understand emerging art practices and trends. Attending an art exhibition can be fun and deeply engaging. Such art events help you to meet distinguished artists and creative enthusiasts, and also about opportunities to get to know other like-minded folks in the art community.

In recent years, the credo “Love for Meaningful Art” is slowly being replaced by “Art that sells” – there has been a troubling pattern of artists being forced to produce artworks that have a better chance of selling than creating artwork with great quality. Fortunately, a lot of art events being held today are trying to correct this problem by holding art exhibitions and festivals that promote quality art over commercialized art.

kochi muzris bienalle
kochi muzris bienalle

Art Exhibitions, Fairs, and Biennales

For a common man wanting to learn more about art, and for an art connoisseur who is looking to attend a meaningful art exhibitions, here are 350+ art exhibitions, fairs, biennales and festivals around the world. Probably, you could add these into your itinerary while planning your trips to these wonderful destinations.

Argentina

Australia

Austria

Bangladesh

Belgium

Brazil

Bulgaria

Canada

China

Columbia

Czech Republic

Denmark

Egypt

Finland

France

Germany

Great Britan

Greece

Ireland

India

The Kochi-Muziris Biennale is a must visit art exhibition, as it campaigns for the enrichment of cosmopolitan spirit of the modern metropolis of Kochi and its fabled history, the ancient seaport of Muziris. The aim is to create a platform that will present contemporary international visual art theory and practice to India, showcase and stir discussions about new Indian and international aesthetics and art experiences that will facilitate a dialogue among artists, curators, and the art enthusiasts.

Indonesia

Italy

Japan

Kenya

Lebanon

  • Beirut Art Fair – Beirut, Lebanon
  • Beirut Art Week – Beirut, Lebanon

Malaysia

Mauritius

  • The Bridge – Tamarin Eco-Arts Festival – TAMARIN, Mauritius

Mexico

  • Material Art Fair – Mexico City, Mexico
  • Zona Maco Mexico Arte Contemporaneo – Mexico City, Mexico

Monaco

Morocco

Nepal

Netherlands

New Zealand

Nigeria

Norway

Oman

Philippines

  • Art Fair Philippines – Makati, Philippines
  • Art in the Park – Makati, Philippines
  • MaARTe – Makati, Philippines
  • MANILART – Manila, Philippines

Poland

Portugal

Romania

Russia

Scotland

Senegal

Singapore

South Africa

South Korea

Spain

Sri Lanka

Sweden

Switzerland

Still retaining its innovation even after 40 years since its inception, Art Basel has been a driving force in the world of arts by supporting galleries that plays the role of nurturing artists and by developing and promoting visual arts. A must visit art exhibition for any art enthusiast

Taiwan

Turkey

United Arab Emirates

The United Arab Emirates’ colorful art scene today proves that this region in the Middle East does not only thrive in its usual stereotypes, but also encouraged talents who try to capture and express the culture, personal struggles, and the carousels of human experience. An art destination worth every bit of your time. Sharjah Biennale is a not-to-miss art exhibition and biennale

United Kingdom

Uruguay

  • ESTE ARTE – PUNTA DEL ESTE, URUGUAY

United States of America

Zimbawe

  • HIFA – Harare, Zimbabwe

More than ever right now is the best time to be an art enthusiast as all year long art exhibitions and art fairs happens in many places around the globe. Here are 10 top emerging art destinations around the world that you wouldn’t want to miss!

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Featured Image by Kate Evans  http://www.folioart.co.uk/illustration/folio/artists/illustrator/kate-evans

 

 

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