The Affordable Art Fair returns to New York City from Thursday, September 22 through Sunday, September 25 at the Metropolitan Pavilion in Chelsea. The Fall Edition features presentations by a variety of local, national and international galleries and continues the celebration of the fair’s 20th Anniversary in the city.

Jonathan Miller Spies art gallery
J.M. Foote showing at Jonathan Miller Spies
Kristin Hart photography
Krisin Hart showing with JJ Galloway Studios

This September will see the return of a full suite of programming, including fair favorites like the Curatorial Excellence Award and Free Fridays, as well as a few new initiatives that uniquely combine affordability with careful curation to promote the expanding art market.

With editions around the world, the Affordable Art Fair has a long history of acting as an entry point for curious art-goers and new collectors seeking access to the contemporary art market. Since its launch in 1999, the Affordable Art Fair has welcomed over 2.5 million visitors through its doors, and sold over $487 million worth of art. A global brand and one of the leading and most popular  art  fairs  in  the  world;  this  year 12 fairs  take  place  in  10  cities  worldwide in  New  York, London, Hong Kong, Amsterdam, Brussels, Hamburg, Melbourne, Singapore and Stockholm.

When you visit Affordable Art Fair New York you’ll find an inspiring and friendly atmosphere where you can browse thousands of original contemporary paintings, sculptures, photographs and prints showcased by a myriad of local, national and international exhibitors. With contemporary artworks by over 400 established artists and rising stars, and price points ranging from $100-$10,000, there is something to suit every taste and wallet, whether you are a first-time art buyer or a seasoned collector.

Jennifer L. Mohr painting
Jennifer L. Mohr showing with PxP Contemporary


Thursday, September 22

  • Trade & Press Preview | 12pm – 5pm
  • Private View | 5pm – 9pm

Friday, September 23

  • General Admission | 12pm – 7pm
  • Free Admission | 7pm – 9pm

Saturday, September 24

  • Stroller Hours | 10am – 1pm
  • General Admission | 12pm – 8pm

Sunday, September 25

  • General Admission | 10am – 5pm

Metropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street, New York, NY 10011, USA




Jenni Stringleman showing with PxP Contemporary


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