The 26th edition of arteBA will be held from Wednesday, May 24 to Saturday, May 27 at La Rural exhibition center in Palermo, Buenos Aires. Since its founding 25 years ago, arteBA has established itself as one of the most important fairs in the region and as a meeting point where international galleries and their artists come together with collectors, art profes- sionals, museums and other cultural institutions.
February, 2017, Buenos Aires. Following arteBa’s 25th anniversary, this year’s edition proposes new ventures, welcoming over 90 galleries to participate in the main section and curated sections, from 19 countries: argentina, Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, ecuador, France, Germany, Japan, Kosovo, Mexico, Peru, Portugal, Puerto rico, Spain, the dominican republic, the United States, Uruguay and Venezuela.
This strong international presence will be further accentuated by the Networking Program, developed in order to stimulate the creation of partnerships and collaborations between the argentinean art scene and other entities abroad by way of in- vitations to curators and directors of art institutions from all over the world.
In 2016, over 60 guests from 14 countries participated in this program, in addition to the international speakers taking part in Open Forum, an arena for debate featuring leading gures from the art world that is open to the public, and the collectors who attend each year to take part in the VIP Program, which includes visits to museums, art galleries, dinners held in private collections, cocktails and events in different locations throughout the city.