What is Enter Art Fair?
Enter Art Fair is Scandinavia’s largest international art fair and a nexus of creative and commercial exchanges. The annual four-day event takes place in Copenhagen and brings the best of contemporary art to discover and acquire from 88 of the world’s leading galleries and their artists.
What are the dates and opening hours of the fair?
- Thursday, 24 August: Preview day (by invitation only)
- Friday, 25 August: 12.00 – 20.00
- Saturday, 26 August: 11.00 – 19.00
- Sunday, 27 August: 11.00 – 18.00
How do I buy a ticket to the fair?
You can buy your ticket online or at the door upon arrival. To avoid queuing at the ticket counter, we recommend buying a ticket online in advance.
- One-Day ticket: DKK 150
- Partout-pass (Unlimited access to the fair Friday-Sunday): DKK 250
- VIP ticket (Exclusive access to the VIP day from 15.00 + unlimited access to the fair): DKK 400
- Children under 16 years: Free
What is the location of the fair?
Enter Art Fair is proud to announce Lokomotivværkstedet as its new venue for 2023. Lokomotivværkstedet is located close to Copenhagen’s central station and the vibrant meatpacking district. The 10,000 m2 historical building was formerly used for maintenance of the Danish locomotives and is today one of Copenhagen’s most spectacular venues. Lokomotivvaerkstedet is easily accessible by car, public transport and bicycle.
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What are the parking facilities at the fair?
There are around 400 public parking spaces in the area with the option to buy parking tickets using the three vending machines on the site or using the APCOA app (area code 3018). Day passes are available for purchase in the vending machines.
Is there a free shuttle?
All guests and gallerists can use our free shuttle bus which drives between the fair and hotel Villa Copenhagen, next to Copenhagen central station.
- Thursday, August 24: 10.30 – 21.30
- Friday, August 25: 11.30 – 20.30
- Saturday, August 26: 10.30 – 19.30
- Sunday, August 27: 10.30 – 18.30
Can I get there by bicycle?
Yes. The Danes preferred choice of transport is their bicycle. The fair can easily be reached by bicycle or scooter.
Is there a coat and bag drop?
Yes, there is a supervised cloakroom at the fair where you can leave your coat and your bags. Price: 25 kr. (approx 3€) per item.
What are the accessibility guidelines?
You can access the fair and the fair’s toilets with a wheelchair. There will be areas that are not accessible.
Do I need a ticket for my child?
Everyone is welcome at the fair. Children under 16 years go free.
Can I bring a buggie / stroller to the fair?
Buggies and strollers are allowed at the fair.
Are there toilets and baby-changing facilities at the fair?
There are toilets, baby changing facilities and access for people with reduced mobility.
Can I bring my pet
There are strictly no pets at the fair.
Is there a restaurant and cafe at the fair?
There are several options for buying food and drinks at the fair. The Enter restaurant will serve traditional Danish food and hot drinks in the center of the fair, and the outdoor food court will offer a selection of street food choices. Visitors will also be able to enjoy the best of European wine at Siefert Vine Bar and Skagen Champagne can be enjoyed at the exclusive Champagne Bar by Yvonne Seier Christensen.
Can I rest my legs during my visit?
The Danish furniture brand Fritz Hansen has created several lounge areas where visitors can relax in some of Denmark’s iconic design pieces.
You can also relax at the exclusive VIP lounge by Audi. Access with First Choice and VIP wristband.
Who is welcome at Enter Art Fair?
Enter Art Fair welcomes everyone to discover and acquire the best of contemporary art. In 2022, more than 20.000 people visited the fair from five continents. The fair has over the years built a strong network across all industries and sees buyers, collectors, artists, gallerists and institutions return every year.
What does the Art Program for 2023 include?
The Art Program champions artistic expression and emerging artists through specially commissioned installations, performances and talks. The Art Program is presented in an indoor and outdoor area at Lokomotivværkstedet where there is free entry for all. The Art Program has since its inception been curated by Irene Campolmi and supported by the Danish Art Foundation, Augustinus Fonden and the Beckett Foundation.
What kind of artworks can I see at the fair?
The 2023 edition of the fair will see more than 88 galleries present the best of contemporary art and its artists inside and outside Lokomotivværkstedet. We encourage visitors to explore the outdoor artworks and explore the floorplan by downloading the Enter Art Fair App.
How are the galleries selected for the fair?
Enter Art Fair welcomes applications from all international primary market galleries. The Enter Art Fair committee selects the exhibitors based on ensuring the highest quality of art and curatorial presentations.
In 2022, 78 contemporary art galleries from 23 countries were selected, of which 77% were international galleries outside Denmark. Artworks by over 350 artists were showcased spanning paintings, sculpture, ceramics, glass, NFT’s and more.
Who is on the committee?
The committee members of the 2023 edition are Kirsten Eggers, Chairman of the committee and Head Art Advisor of Enter Art Fair (DK), Stefan von Bartha, Gallery Director of Von Bartha (CH), Martin Nielsen, Art Collector (DK), Steen Bakmann, Art Collector (DK), Caroline Bøge, Owner of 2112 (DK), Helle Behrndt, Former Director of Kunstforeningen Gl. Strand (DK) and Julie Leopold Alf, Founder and CEO of Enter Art Fair (DK).
Which galleries are participating in the 2023 edition?
Explore the galleries and prepare for your visit by checking out the list of galleries HERE
What is the Young Gallery section?
Enter Art Fair is committed to being a progressive space for new artists and experimental art forms. Galleries which are five years and younger are offered a special section at the fair. The Young Galleries section is selected by the committee and will in 2023 includeAk contemporary, Cologne, Alba Gallery, Vienna, Albert Contemporary, Odense, Annika Nuttall Gallery, Aarhus, Artemis Gallery, Lisbon, Artful Edition, Stockholm, Bludin Berisha, Galerie, Hamburg, Bricks Gallery, Copenhagen, Brigade, Copenhagen, Elektrohalle Rhomberg, Salzburg, Ferda Art Platform, Istanbul, Intershop, Galerie, Leipzig, Konstanze Wolter, Chemnitz, Lene Bilgrav, Galleri, Aarhus, NBB Gallery, Berlin, Office Impart, Berlin, Tom Reichstein Contemporary, Hamburg, Tuesday to Friday Gallery, Valencia
What is the VIP Program?
Enter Art Fair offers all VIPs a personalized experience of the fair and the city of Copenhagen. More than 7000 VIP guests from five continents visited the fair in 2022. The VIP Program includes exclusive exhibition previews, museum visits, artist talks, dinners and champagne events. The VIP program also offers special events with sponsors and partners all year around. Get in touch with the VIP team to learn more.
What will the 2023 edition include?
Join us as we celebrate 5 years of Enter Art Fair from 24 – 27 August in Copenhagen. The four days will be a celebration of the transformative power of art and a tribute to all art lovers. We invite you to explore and connect with the world’s leading galleries and their artists at our new event space Lokomotivværkstedet. Our carefully curated art-, events- and VIP program will offer everyone an unforgettable experience and the opportunity to expand their art collection.
What is Curated Choice?
Four times a year, Enter Art Fair invites an art expert to curate a personalized list of artworks to acquire from its participating galleries. The artworks are for sale directly through the galleries. The initiative connects buyers and galleries throughout the year. Explore past Curated Choice lists from experts including Kirsten Eggers, Uffe Buchard and Kirsten MacDonald via https://www.enterartfair.com/curated-choice/
How do I get press accreditation?
The press team works closely with national and international media to ensure its galleries, sponsors and partners reach the fullest potential in the press. For all press enquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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