December 1 – 4, 2016
Art Basel stages the world's preeminent Modern and contemporary art shows, held annually in three dynamic cities: Basel, Hong Kong, and Miami Beach. Each show is defined by its host city, teeming with parallel exhibitions and cultural events held at public museums, private collections, non-profit spaces and art galleries.
March 23 – 25, 2017
June 15 – 18, 2017
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Art Basel launches Art Basel Cities, a new initiative that expands Art Basel's engagement in the art world from staging art fairs to working with cities to develop cultural events with international resonance.
In 2014, Art Basel launched an exciting new digital initiative in partnership with Kickstarter, the funding platform for creative projects, to support non-profit organizations in the visual arts.
Art Basel and BMW have launched the BMW Art Journey, a first-of-its-kind award that enables selected artists to design a journey of creative discovery to a destination of their choice.
Art Basel was the first show to establish global outreach for individuals and institutions that are highly engaged with the international artworld.
Exhibiting at Art Basel
Art Basel is strongly rooted in the principle that galleries play an essential role in the development and promotion of visual arts, and offers opportunities for many different types of galleries to participate.
In 1970, three Basel gallerists put their passion and determination behind an ambitious vision to form an art fair. Now, Art Basel stages the premier international art shows, providing platforms for galleries and artists from around the world. Photo: Kurt Wyss.