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5 - 8 Sep
5 - 8 September 2019

Melbourne

The Affordable Art Fair launches in Royal Exhibition Building in September 2019 with 1000s of original, contemporary artworks from an array of Australian and international galleries, ready to make your house a home.

A$19 – A$45

ADD EVENT TO CALENDAR 2019-09-05 16.30 2019-09-08 18.00 Affordable Art Fair Melbourne Edition Royal Exhibition Building, 9 Nicholson St, Carlton VIC 3053, Australia

Whether you’re a curious first-time art buyer or returning to find old favourites, browse our hand-picked offering of established and emerging artistic talent from a unique mix of national and international galleries. With prices between $100 - $12,000 whether it’s a household name or future star that you’re looking for, there’s sure to be something to suit your space, taste and spend.

PLAN YOUR VISIT


Opening times

Thursday 5 September 2019
VIP & Press Preview
Opening night

15.00 – 16.00
16.00 – 21.00
Friday 6 September 2019 12.00 – 21.00
Saturday 7 September 2019 10.00 – 18.00
Sunday 8 September 2019 10.00 – 18.00

FLOORPLAN (COMING SOON)

Getting here

VENUE ADDRESS

Royal Exhibition Building
9 Nicholson Street
Carlton, Victoria, 3053
Australia

TRAM

Tram route 86 or tram route 96 to the corner of Nicholson and Gertrude Street. Alternatively you can hop on the Free City Circle Tram to Victoria Parade.

TRAIN

City loop train to Parliament Station.

BUS

Bus routes 250, 251 and 402 to Rathdowne Street.

BICYCLE

Local bicycle facilities include bike lanes on Rathdowne St and Canning St. There is also a shared pedestrian / bike path on Nicholson St. Bicycle racks on the Plaza provide ample bike parking just outside the front door.

PARKING

Located under Melbourne Museum, the car park is open 7 days a week from 5.30am to midnight daily. Enter via Rathdowne Street or Nicholson Street.

TICKETS

Opening night $45
First release - Early bird $19
Second release $22.50
General Entry* $25
Group of 4+ $20.50 per person
Children under 16 Free

*Not sure what day you're going to attend? Keep your options open with a General Entry ticket, giving you single entry to the fair on either on 6, 7 or 8 September.

 

2019 ART PREVIEW

WHAT'S ON

Discover what’s on at our Melbourne fair

There will be so much art-filled fun lined up for you to get involved in at the fair with hands-on workshops, informative talks, expert tours and more.
With even more attractions in the pipeline, subscribe to the newsletter to keep up to date on our latest news or read on for more information!

2019 PROGRAMME

FAIR GUIDE (COMING SOON)

WHAT
DOES
AFFORDABLE
MEAN?

Read: What does Affordable Art mean?

With a name like the Affordable Art Fair, we’re no stranger to questions about the pricing of artwork. So here are some of our thoughts about what affordability means to us.

MEET
OUR
NEW FAIR

Offer: Meet our new Melbourne fair

Meet our new addition to the family: Affordable Art Fair Melbourne! In this handy blog we've listed the top 5 things you need to know.

MAKING THE MOST OF THE FAIR

Read: Making the most of the fair

If you've never been to an art fair before, no worries! We've got it covered. Here's our all-you-need-to-know guide to exploring an Affordable Art Fair.

MEET JASMINE MANSBRIDGE

Read: Meet Jasmine Mansbridge

Read up on Jasmine Mansbridge's colourful geometric artworks, whose unique Thought Catcher installation will bring Affordable Art Fair Melbourne to life.

MELBOURNE YOUNG TALENTS

Read: Melbourne Young Talent exhibtion

We’re delighted to unveil our five Melbourne Young Talent artists, whose work will make up a curated exhibition designed to showcase the immense talent from the state.

OUR
INTL
GALLERIES

Read: Our international galleries

Hailing from Thailand to Tokyo, UK to USA, the international galleries at Affordable Art Fair Melbourne have popping paintings, stunning sculptures, perfect prints and more...

MEET DONN DELSON

Read: Meet Donn Delson

In advance of Affordable Art Fair Melbourne, Donn reveals his creative process and the extraordinary logistics behind his mesmerising aerial photography.

TOP
FAIR
FEATURES

Read: Top fair features

With the doors to Affordable Art Fair Melbourne opening very soon, here’s your go-to guide to the top installations, attractions and interactive activities to see.

MEET OUR AUSSIE GALLERIES

Read: Meet our galleries

Here is a sneak peek at just a few of the Australian galleries that will exhibit at Affordable Art Fair Melbourne (5 – 8 September, Royal Exhibition Building).


FAQs

Is the fair fully accessible?

Yes, Affordable Art Fair Melbourne is fully accessible for to people with reduced mobility.

Do I need to purchase a ticket for children under 16?

No, the fair is free for visitors under the age of 16.

Do you offer a wrapping service?

We offer a free on-site wrapping service for all your purchased artworks.

Will there be somewhere to store coats, baggage etc.?

We do have a cloakroom onsite for oversized objects, though kindly request that visitors do not bring luggage, such as suitcases, to the fair.

Where can I get press information?

Please get in touch with our PR agency for press materials. Scroll to the bottom of this page for their contact information.

Are the workshops/talks/tours/kids activities free-of-charge?

Yes, everything is included in the price of the ticket.

Is there parking at the fair?

Yes, there is a paid car park located under Melbourne Museum which is open 7 days a week from 5.30am to midnight daily. Enter via Rathdowne Street or Nicholson Street. There is also disabled parking available. For more information on parking rates, click here »

Do you have a café or restaurant on site?

Yes, you can refresh and refuel at our onsite cafés and bars.

 

2019 GALLERIES

VIEW ALL

Exhibiting Galleries

Browse our 2019 Melbourne exhibitors.

WANT TO
EXHIBIT?

ENQUIRE

Want to exhibit?

Become part of the Affordable Art Fair family.


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PARTNERS

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PR and Press enquiries only

Adam Valentine: [email protected]

Corey Croft: [email protected]


Buy your tickets to Affordable Art Fair Melbourne today, we look forward to seeing you at the fair!

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