HERITAGE/ Stunning Art Festivals

Explore the Art Fair of Asia, Wisconsin’s Mount Horeb art fests, and a renowned festival in Mumbai. Get ready for contemporary art as well as the old masters.


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The Kala Ghoda Arts Festival – Prominent Cultural Hub

The Kala Ghoda Arts Festival – Prominent Cultural Hub

Laura Maudlin

In the general absence of parks and open spaces, the street is the nucleus of communal life in India. In Mumbai (erstwhile Bombay), it is where meals are sold and eaten, where groceries are purchased on the commute home and where neighbors gather for a chat. Until recently, art and culture remained off the city’s streets, strictly confined to galleries and theaters frequented by the elite. From its inception in 1999, the Kala Ghoda Arts Festival (KGAF) has changed this by being spread over s...
Art Cologne: A Fair That Made History

Art Cologne: A Fair That Made History

Wayne M. Gore

The origins of today's ART COLOGNE as a trade fair for classic modern art, post-war art and contemporary art go back to the year 1967. Kunstmarkt Köln ’67 was launched on 15 September 1967 in a historic Cologne building – the Gürzenich. In medieval times it served as an arena for festivities, banquets and dances. Later, it served as a merchants' hall. The launch of the Kunstmarkt Köln ’67 was to have a profound impact on the international art market. The founders of the new fair were Cologne-...
World Event Young Artists: 1000 Artists Coming to Nottingham

World Event Young Artists: 1000 Artists Coming to Nottingham

Michael Trout

World Event Young Artists 2012 is the first event of its kind. In September 2012 it will showcase some of the best creative talent from across the globe, bringing 1,000 artists aged 18 to 30 together in one city – Nottingham – for a festival programme that will stretch across artforms, from live music to dance performances, theatrical installations to spoken word, film to visual arts exhibitions and gastronomic events. The Art Festival World Event Young Artists, hosted by UK Young Artists, w...
Mount Horeb: Art Festivals with Norwegian Heritage

Mount Horeb: Art Festivals with Norwegian Heritage

Tomas Haupt

Rich in Norwegian history, Mount Horeb features several annual art festivals: Spring Art Tour – second weekend in June: Take a rare look into the studios of talented artists whose lifestyles and creativity will inspire and uplift you while you explore the unique glacially driftless hills and valleys of Mount Horeb, Blue Mounds, Black Earth, Cross Plains, Mazomanie, and Verona. Studios are open 10-5 daily, Fri-Sun. Art Fair – third weekend in July: The Art Fair features art, music, entertainm...
World-Class Art Event – Fine Art Asia

World-Class Art Event – Fine Art Asia

Sara Thopson

Every October, dealers and collectors from around the world gather in Hong Kong for Fine Art Asia. This Asia’s leading international fine art and antiques fair successfully showcases traditional heritage with contemporary arts. Since 2006, the fair provides a quality event for the international art world. The increasing amounts of guests and sales value prove the progressive growth of the quality of dealers and consuming power of visitors. The 8th edition of Fine Art Asia 2012 is ready to go,...