If you’re looking to spruce up your home with some art or finally start on that legit art collection, attending the Affordable Art Fair Spring Edition 2017 is the perfect place to find paintings, prints, sculpture and photography all under one roof. The three-day event has around 40 galleries from four continents featuring over 300 local and international artists. Over 20% of the galleries will be exhibiting with the fair for the first time, and over half of the galleries will be from Asia. Here are some nifty things to take note of before you make your way down:
Acquiring Affordable Art
Published on 4 April 2017
BOOST YOUR ART MOJO
Check out the fair’s #ArtHappy Evening on Friday, 7 April, 6-10pm where there will be live art performances, tours and workshops to get you in a fun mood for art shopping!
ARTISTIC BABY SITTING
Go through the galleries hassle-free by checking your kids into the Children’s Art Studio hosted by Playeum where they get the chance to harness their inner creativity. These interactive workshops are best for children aged 4+.
NEED HELP BUYING ART?
If you do pick up your first real piece of art at this event, join the Affordable Art Fair’s Collector’s Club to keep updated of what’s happening in the Singapore art scene as well as emerging artists to look out for.
Also, if you’re looking for that perfect frame for your art, look out for The Frame Society experts at the Entrance Hall – they’ll be more than happy to provide framing assistance.
A bit of arty flirtation might introduce you to potential “soulmate artworks”. Sign up for the Gallery Speed Dating Tours on 7 and 8 April, 3pm at the Info and Payment Desk. During this 35-minute tour, art experts will introduce you to 5-6 galleries and the art that they represent.