Uncover the newest and most respected artists from Australia, New Zealand and the region
Australasia’s most established art fair returns, taking place for the first time in Southbank, the nation’s largest and most diverse arts precinct.
The flagship event of Melbourne Art Week, Melbourne Art Fair takes place 2-5 August 2018 [Vernissage, 1 August] in a temporary structure alongside the iconic Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA).
Gallery list announced 15 February
Discover contemporary galleries from Australasia and beyond, exhibiting a diverse range of artists and curatorial themes through both solo shows and group presentations of closely related works.
Commission announced 15 February
The Commissions program provides a living Australian artist with a significant opportunity to realise a large-scale work for unveiling at the Melbourne Art Fair. The 2018 Commission will be announced 15 February.
Southbank Arts Precinct is the new home of Melbourne Art Fair
Melbourne Art Fair takes place for the first time within a temporary structure in the Southbank Arts Precinct, alongside one of Melbourne’s best loved architectural icons, the Australian Centre for Contemporary Art (ACCA).
Fair Ambassador Ben Quilty
Awards for the Visual Arts
Melbourne Art Week
The week surrounding this seminal art fair is known as Melbourne Art Week when more than 50+ cultural organisations, institutions, art spaces, satellite fairs and galleries contribute programming for the 20,000+ art loving crowd that descends on Melbourne during the first week of August.