The World Famous Affordable Art Fair Makes Its Sydney Debut

Cool Sh*t, Events, Film & Art / 31 May 2022

Connecting trusted galleries with avid art lovers, the Affordable Art Fair is demystifying the art world.

Featuring thousands of artworks from both emerging and established artists, Sydneysiders will be able to browse and buy artworks up to $10,000, along with the opportunity to consult with expert galleries all under one roof.

First launched in London 1999, the Affordable Art Fair is now an international event taking place in several cities across the world including London, Bristol, Amsterdam, Brussels, Milan, Hamburg, Stockholm, New York, Hong Kong, Singapore and now Sydney! Following a successful Australian launch in Melbourne in 2019 with $1.8 million worth of sales, the world’s biggest art fair organiser will make its Sydney debut from 2-5 June.

The fair’s goal is to demystify the conventional art buying experience, welcoming galleries and visible pricing, so there are no surprises. Attendees will be able to browse and buy works from over 35 Australian and international galleries and discover something new each day with all works rotated as they sell. Prized pieces will be wrapped on site and with thousands of paintings, prints and sculptures to suit every taste, space and spend, you’re guaranteed to find a piece to reinvigorate your wall space. 

The illustrious gallery line up will include Sydney favourites Studio Gallery, Rochfort Gallery, Harvey Galleries, Wentworth Galleries, and Fern Street Gallery, with The Toowoomba Gallery from Queensland. Femme, and Petrichor will exhibit as part of an exciting group of new artist collectives while Manyung Gallery, Antoinette Ferwerda Gallery, Salt Contemporary Art and Art to Art Representing Victoria. 

As well to the captivating collection of artworks, guided tours with the Fair Director will run each day where you’ll receive expert recommendations of the top picks for every budget. Art Money will also be joining the floor – the global art business founded by Australian art entrepreneur Paul Becker whose mission is to make art accessible for all whilst supporting artists, galleries and a sustainable creative economy. 

The Fair is a family-friendly event running hands-on interactive workshops for under 16’s. The full program of galleries is available on the Affordable Art Fair website.

Affordable Art Fair Sydney
  • WHEN: Thursday 2 June – 12pm – 9pm
  • Friday 3 June – 10am – 8pm
  • Saturday 4 June – 10am – 5pm
  • Sunday 5 June – 10am – 4pm
  • WHERE: The Royal Randwick Racecourse Winx Pavilion Gate D, Alison Road, Randwick, NSW, 2031
  • TICKETS: Here

Prefer your crafts on the hoppy side? Check out Terminus Hotel’s annual Craft Beer Festival returning for the June long weekend.