Thursday 25 January, 6 – 10pm
Dj set with Haussmann and dj Kramer in collaboration with Elita. The artist Alan Bourguet from Carte Scoperte Art Gallery will perform live. Toast provided by Heineken. Buy tickets for the opening party here »
TALKS: LIVING WITH ART
What happens when you bring home a contemporary artwork? In this series of talks we will explore how to start and grow a collection. We'll also cover maintenance, restoration and "curating at home".
How to: Preserve contemporary art - Friday 26 January, 5.30pm - Talk Room
From regular maintenance to high-tech laser cleaning, our guest Isabella Villafranca Soissons is a leading expert in art care techniques. Isabella is Director of Conservation and Preservation at Open Care - the only company in Italy offer integrated services for art conservation, management and enhancement.
TALKS: CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY
Meet curator Francesca Marani and a series of other photography experts, researchers and journalists. Get to know the medium in depth and learn about how contemporary photographers are pushing the boundaries.
In the smartphone era, it is more necessary than ever to stop for a moment and ask ourselves: what is the true power of a picture?
Working with images - Friday 26 January, 3.30pm - Talk Room
Young curators, journalists and researchers working in the field of photography talk about the challenges of their profession.
Mobile photography with Irene Alison - Saturday 27 January, 3.30pm - Talk Room
More information coming soon.
Special thematic guided tours will be lead by the Affordable Art Fair Milan team.
You can book the guided tour from this link »
Street Art - Friday 26 January, 11.30am & 3pm
Following the paths of Street Art, guided tour selected by Giulia Barigelli, Fair Coordinator.
Around the World in 85 Galleries - Saturday 27 January, 11.30am & 3pm
Around the World in 85 galleries, guided tour selected by Laura Gabellotto, Fair Manager.
New Entries - Sunday 28 January, 11.30am & 3pm
New entries: discovering the raising stars of the future; guided tour selected by Manuela Porcu, Fair Director.
Friday 26 - Sunday 28 January, 4.30 pm - Workshop Area
Meeting and working with an artist is a unique experience, and at the Affordable Art Fair Milan you can take part in workshops and learn from the artists themselves! Discover and learn contemporary art techniques with Ale Puro (Il Melograno Art Gallery and Outartlet Gallery), Francesca Lupo (Liberty Gallery) and Michela Gioachin (Expart-Studio&Gallery).
Workshops will take place every day at 4.30 pm in the workshop area, and are open to both children and adults.
Friday 26 - Sunday 28 January, 7 pm - Workshop Area
Enjoy the happy hour with a live performance at Affordable Art Fair Milano. Featuring Street artist, La Pupazza, and the Sketching Challenge by Loris Dogana, in collaboration with Pisacane Arte.
Open daily from 11 am - 8 pm - Kids Lab Area
The Affordable Art Fair welcomes even the youngest of collectors the Kids Lab Area is a space exclusively for children, where they can play and learn about art through the creative activities organised by Sul filo dell'arte. The association Sul filo dell'arte was founded in 2013 in Monza by a group of passionate women interested in tricot and crochet. The association is made up of a consolidated group but is open to anyone who wants to approach and share the passion. Every day you can make your artwork inspired by artists Damien Hirst, Keith Haring and Marcel Duchamp.