Art Basel 2018

Messe Basel, Bleichestrasse, Basel, Switzerland

Art Basel 2018


event info

Art Basel is the premier international art fair worldwide. Art Basel 2018 will take place from 14 to 17 June at Messe Basel, Switzerland. The show will bring together artists, art historians, museum directors and curators, private collectors and enthusiasts. Nearly 300 galleries from 33 countries will display the latest works and projects of more than 4000 renowned and new talents during Art Basel 2018: paintings, drawings, photographs, sculptures, installations, etc. Visitors will discover 8 thematic sectors:

  • Galleries
  • Feature
  • Statements
  • Edition
  • Unlimited
  • Parcours
  • Film
  • Magazines

The rich programme of Art Basel 2018 features symposia, short films, presentations, concise panels, installments and live performances. To facilitate the dialog and collaboration between artists, gallerists, art institutions and publishers, the event hosts Conversations and Salon series. Moreover, Art Basel 2018 is a great opportunity for emerging galleries and artists to promote their work. During the show, the Swiss Federal Office of Culture will present this year’s Swiss Art Awards. The competition has a long tradition of helping young artists to develop their career.

It is not surprising that each edition of Art Basel attracts 95,000 art lovers, willing to stay near the venue, the heritage sites and the city centre. Due to the limited hotel availability for the duration of Art Basel 2018, the organiser is advising visitors to plan their stay early. Fair Point GmbH has contracts with conveniently located hotels in Basel and is able to negotiate lower than usual rates. Secure your accommodation in just 3 steps via our online reservation system, or send us a request and we will offer you a choice of the best value hotels.

Book your hotel for the dates of Art Basel 2018 today and enjoy a successful participation in the trade fair.


The Art Basel 2018 edition ended on 17.06.2018. Next edition will start on 13.06.2019. Click the button below:

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