From SCOPE to Artexpo, here are some New York art fairs to visit in 2020

Here is a list of some of the top fairs that will take place in New York in 2020, so you can begin planning out your year.

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Art fairs have become more popular in recent years and all kinds of artists, from emerging to established, stand to benefit from taking part in these exciting events. Providing artists with the opportunity to reach new markets, and collectors with the chance to discover new artists, art fairs are a great way to keep up with prevailing trends in the art world.

There are a variety of types of fairs, and by learning which ones specialize in what, both artists and collectors can seek out the fairs that best suit their interests. We at Agora Gallery are getting ready to exhibit our artists in several fairs, but before announcing which ones, we’ve put together a list of some of the top fairs that will take place in New York in 2020, so you can begin planning out your year.

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  • ADAA The Art Show – Organized annually by the Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA), The Art Show offers intimately scaled and thoughtfully curated presentations fostering conversations with gallerists. February 27–March 1 📍The Park Avenue Armory, New York


  • Spring/Break – NYC’s curator-driven art fair during Armory Arts Week. March 3 – 9 📍866 UN Plaza, New York
  • The Armory Show – New York City’s premier art fair and a leading cultural destination for discovering and collecting the world’s most important 20th- and 21st-century art. March 5 – 8 📍12th Avenue at 55th Street, Piers 90, 92, 94
  • Art on Paper – top modern and contemporary paper-based art. March 5 – 8 📍299 South St, Pier 36
  • VOLTA New York – the American version of the Basel show. March 4 – 8 📍639 West 46th Street at 12th Avenue, Metropolitan West, New York

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  • SCOPE – the acclaimed art shows that extend beyond the ordinary in Contemporary art. March. 5 – 8 📍125 West 18th Street at Metropolitan Pavilion, New York
  • Independent Art Fair – an internationally-recognized platform for galleries, that prioritizes discovery and context, in contrast to the standard commercial fair. March 5 – 8📍50 Varick Street, New York, NY 10013
  • Affordable Art Fair – exhibits affordable, accessible and beautiful art in NYC. March 26  -29 📍125 West 18th Street, The Metropolitan Pavilion, New York


  • AIPAD: The Photography Show – the world’s largest international art fair dedicated to photography. April 2 – 5 📍Pier 94, New York
  • Artexpo – the world’s largest fine art trade show. April 23 – 26 📍711 12th Avenue, Pier 94, New York
  • Superfine! Art Fair NYCx3 – contemporary art shows where artists meet buyers in coveted high-traffic locations across the U.S. April 23 – 26 / April 30 – May 3 / May 7 – 10 📍408 Broadway, New York


  • Frieze New York – featuring exceptional galleries from around the world and themed sections. May 6 – 10 📍Randall’s Island Park, New York
  • 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair – the first leading international art fair dedicated to contemporary art from Africa and its diaspora. May 7 – 10 📍The Caldwell Factory, 547 W 26th Street, New York
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  • Market Art + Design, The Hamptons – the East End’s premier art fair. 📍The Bridgehampton Museum, 2368 Montauk Highway, Bridgehampton, NY 11932


  • Affordable Art Fair – exhibits affordable, accessible and beautiful art in NYC. September 24 – 27 📍125 West 18th Street, The Metropolitan Pavilion, New York


  • Fine Art Print Fair – the largest and longest-running art fair celebrating 500 years of printmaking. October 22 – 25 📍Javits Center River Pavilion, New York, NY


  • Salon Art + Design – a highly curated mixture of historic and contemporary collectible design and fine art. November 19 – 23 📍Park Avenue Armory, NY

We would be honored to present your work to the thousands of art lovers during the fairs that we’ll be participating in! Curious to learn more? Visit our website for more information.

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