World Art Dubai 2018

18-21 April 2018

Dubai World Trade Centre

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WORLD ART DUBAI 2018 IS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS

Following the resounding success of World Art Dubai 2017, we are delighted to announce the 4th edition of Dubai’s only affordable, contemporary art fair which will once again take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre from 18 - 21 April 2018. Galleries and Solo Artists are now invited to submit application for booths at the Fair. 

As part of Dubai’s Official Art Season, World Art Dubai reflects the city’s growing prominence as a leading cultural and artistic hub with a unique fusion of art, education and entertainment, catering to all art lovers, corporate buyers and private collectors.

This year, more than 300 regional/international artists and galleries showcased an impressive global selection of contemporary artworks comprising of paintings and prints, photography, sculptures, mixed media, new media and digital art all priced between $100 - $20,000, attracting more than 10,000 art lovers in just 4 days. Download 2017 post show report.

See art in the last edition 

WHAT'S NEW

Spanning across 6,000 sqm of inspiring exhibition space, the fourth edition will include new segments like photography and digital art, as well as dedicated spaces for galleries, solo artists and groups representing a display of art & culture from all over the world.

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APPLY & EXHIBIT

Applications are now open! We would like to invite all galleries and solo artists with amazing paintings, prints, photography, sculptures or digital art priced between $100 - $20,000 to join us in the 2018 edition. 

Online Application Form

 

We look forward to welcoming you to a fresh and engaging edition of the fair.

LIVE IT. LOVE IT. BUY IT.

9,847

Visitors

35

Countries

140

Artists & Galleries

3,000

Artworks

BRINGING AFFORDABLE ART TO THE MIDDLE EAST

Features
2017 AT A GLANCE
9,847 visitors from 67 countries  140+ exhibitors across 5 continents  300+ artists represented  4,000+ affordable contemporary artworks priced from $100 - $20,000  Top 3 Show Aspects Diverse Audience, Business Opportunities, Ambience & Venue
Watch 2017 Video
Why exhibit?
Dubai's only affordable contemporary art fair
32% of visitors were collectors  33% of buyers spent between AED 5,000-10,000 at the show  45% of visitors said World Art Dubai was the ONLY ART FAIR they attended in the last 12 months  
More about the fair
Online application
UAE's thriving art scene
$4.4M Dubai generated art sales worth $4.4 million in 2016, placing among Top 20 contemporary art marketplaces

157% increase in number of UAE clients in Sotheby’s global art sales over the past 5 years

56% works priced below $10,000 will raise to 56% of the contemporary art market in 2017
 
“I’ve since been to Hong Kong, Singapore, New York and all around the world – those travels would have been impossible without the confidence that World Art Dubai gave me two years ago. I’ve had a very good show, my best ever in fact, with such strong sales!” Jeff Murray, Solo Artist, United Kingdom 
 

KEY FEATURES

ART FOR EVERY WALL

Meet the artist

With each piece on the Art For Every Wall valued no more than AED3,000, our Art for Every Wall is the perfect place to start your art ownership.

CREATIVE LEARNING WORKSHOPS

Learning workshop

Unleash your creative spirit with our comprehensive schedule of hands on workshops that will immerse visitors in a unique creative experience. 

ART TALKS

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Immerse yourself in the world of contemporary art with our fun and engaging Art Talks from a range of art industry experts and collectors.

Sponsors and Partners

Organised by

DWTC

Supported by

#MyDubai

Supported by

Dubai Culture

Part of

Dubai Art Season

Supporting Partner

Zomato

Official Awards Partner

 

Forever Rose

Official CSR Partner

Mawaheb

Official Radio Partner

dubaieye

Official School Partner

Repton School

Feature Partner

Canon

Feature Partner

UAE Mini Team

Feature Partner

lancome

Feature Partner

Areej Al Ameerat

Prize Partner

FujiFilm

Craft Market Partner

Ripe Market

Supporting Partner

APID

Creative Learning Partner

jamjar

Heritage Partner

Etihad Museum

Official Publisher

ITP

Official TV Partner

B4U

Official Airline

Emirates

Official Travel Partner

Alpha Destination Management

Official Courier Handler

DHL

Analytics Partner

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