Buy Art Fair 2016 was best ever!

Buy Art Fair & The Manchester Contemporary 2016 was the most successful event to date with thousands of art lovers visiting the fair on opening night and over the weekend and more art sales than ever before in the fair's history.

Recognised as one of the UK’s most important festivals of visual arts, Buy Art Fair and The Manchester Contemporary brings galleries, artists, talks and classes, exhibitions, music and award-winning food and drink to Old Granada Studios St Johns. With over 3,000 artworks for sale there will be a piece of art for everybody to fall in love with.

The fairs will return to Manchester on 28 September - 1 October 2017.

See the art highlights

2016 Fair Highlights:

  • Record art sales
  • Frank Cohen talked about his collection
  • Private White V.C. pop factory draws attention to Salford factory
  • Damien Hirst sells for £10,000
  • Print workshops, drawing classes & kids sessions packed out
  • Beastro cafe sells out of bacon sandwiches!
  • The Manchester Contemporary draws the crowds

Apply for 2017

The application round for Buy Art Fair 2017 opens on 24 October 2016. Successful applicants will be notified by January 2017.

For details please email Sophie Helm

Featured 2016 Exhibitors


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