At African Arte, attending our exhibitions is the ideal way to appreciate and acquire the most noteworthy works of art. If you’d like to purchase a piece from our exhibitions, our African art connoisseur, Seydou Mamadou Keita, will be able to assist you in the acquisition process. Get the full museum-quality experience on spot.
We welcome art collectors of all levels to observe our original masterpieces up close. The strength of our curation lies in its unmatched depth and diversity. It is a collection that embraces the artistic expressions of Africa from ancient times.
Our entire African collection comprises more than 5,000 objects, representing years and years of African history, with masks, sculptures, ceramics, and textiles from throughout the continent. Highlights include ritual figures and masks from West and Central Africa.
African Arte Galleria host/attend more than 25 art exhibitions annually, with some of our most impressive and exclusive pieces that make up our collection. Our gallery is located in the heart of Porto, a ten-minute walk from the famous shopping street of Rua de Santa Catarina, and next to the tallest building in Porto, the Vila Galé Porto hotel.
African Arte is always interested in welcoming works of art from artists and worldwide collectors in its broad range of specialties.
African Arte will participate in the following fairs
Art3f (International Contemporary Art) – Paris, France
Paris 6 – 26-28 January 2018.
Open to galleries and artists, the art3f concept, favoring a direct connection between new European creation and art lovers, is widely supported by the public. Drawing on its experience of organizing international modern art fairs, art3f is firstly a private initiative, equipped with thorough knowledge of the art market.
By stirring things up, art3f is reinventing the very form art fairs take.
Pad Art + Design – London, UK
Pad Art + Design – 2-8 October 2017.Set in the vibrant heart of Mayfair, PAD is London’s leading fair for 20th Century art, design and decorative arts. Inspiring a unique spirit of collecting, PAD epitomises how modern art, photography, design, decorative and tribal arts interact to reveal astonishing combinations and create the most individual and staggering interiors. Prominent international galleries from major cities across Europe, North America and Asia come together to offer an exceptional panorama of the most coveted and iconic works available on the market today. PAD is a place to discover and acquire pieces of museum quality with a distinct history. PAD cultivates eclecticism, authenticity, and connoisseurship with passion and flair. Its boutique setting is designed to inspire collectors, art consultants, museum experts, interiors specialists, design practitioners and the public alike, making PAD the only event of its kind.
The World Arts Fair – Brussels, Belgium
The World Arts Fair – 7-11 June 2017.The World Arts Fair is a global reference for seasoned collectors as well as amateurs interested in Asian, antique and non-European art. For several years now, the three organizations, AAB, BAAF and BRUNEAF, have instituted a dynamic synergy in relation to the June events to ensure their wide international recognition. Situated on Place Royale in the historical centre of Brussels, a few steps from the Sablon area.
Free access – limited number of seats. Conference room: Salle des Guichets.
Marseille International Fair – Marseille, France
Palais des Congrès et des Expositions de Marseille – 22 September – 2 October 2017.
Marseille International Fair was founded in 1924 with the objective of promoting international artisanal products, gathering artists, craftsmen and exhibitors from all over the world.A global fair with 1300 exhibitors including 200 foreign exhibitors.
Nearly 50 countries are represented
332 000 visitors over 11 days and the 2 late opening nights.
100 000 sqm exhibition area (indoors and outdoors) http://foiredemarseille.com/en/
FIAC Foire internationale d’art contemporain – Paris, France
Grand Palais – 19-22 October 2017.
Fiac is an exhibition for modern, contemporary and avant-garde art. It will take place at the Grand Palais, the Cour Carrée du Louvre and the Jardin des Tuileries in Paris. Fiac presents paintings, sculptures, drawings, prints, photographs, furniture design, as well as digital, video and sound illustrations. It will attract both business professionals and the general public.The FIAC is held annually, and therefore for the 43rd time probably in October 2017 in Paris.
MIF Expo Made in France Paris, France
Porte de Versailles – 10-12 November 2017.
The Salon MIF Expo or Made in France Expo in Paris is a fair for French products. The exclusive event for French living and lifestyle, jewelry subjects, fashion, bikes, sunglasses, drinks, and candy. Visitors can find detailed and comprehensive information on the latest developments, trends, services and products from France.
The MIF Expo Made in France is held annually, and therefore for the 6th time probably in November 2017 in Paris.
Art Up! Lille, France
Lille Grand Palais – 2-5 March 2017.
Art Up! Is for exhibitors from region and whole of Europe an excellent opportunity to present their works of high quality contemporary art. Interested visitors will need to get on random preview stands in different techniques and provide detailed information on each of the other arts and digital.In total, the organizers welcomed during the 4 days of the show, from February 12 to February 15, 2015, about 104 exhibitors and 28000 visitors to the Art Up! in Lille.
The Art Up! Will take place in 4 days from Thursday, 02. March to Sunday, 05. March 2017 in Lille.
Feriarte – International Fair for Art and Antiques Madrid, Spain
Del Partenón, 5 – 18. – 26. November 2017.
Each year the Feriarte transforms the center of Madrid to the heart of an ancient art market, decorative arts and excellent painting. This event attracts a large public. There, they will gather the best antique dealers and galleries of Spain and of the whole world. Approximately 170 participants are expected to exhibit more than 18,000 works of art from different styles, periods and disciplines.
The Feriarte will be held in 9 days from Saturday, November 18 to Sunday, November 26, 2017 in Madrid.
Justmad Madrid, Spain
Calle de Hortaleza, 21- 26. February 2017.
Justmad in Madrid is a showcase for galleries wishing to present their offer to an international audience. It is one of the main contemporary art fairs in Spain. Visitors can learn detailed and comprehensive information on the latest developments and trends in various fields.
The Justmad in Madrid took place from Tuesday, February 21 to Sunday, February 26, 2017. www.justmad.es
Affordable Art Fair Milan, Italy
Superstudio Più, 10- 12. February 2017.
The Affordable Art Fair in Milan is a contemporary art fair. For the first time the show was performed in London in 1999 and was set up in the meantime also in America, Europe and Asia. In the world’s major cities is the Affordable Art Fair now an integral part of the artistic scene and presents paintings, graphics, sculptures and photographs in an inspiring, friendly atmosphere. Present at the show the two young artists in grass and already known present their works up to a maximum charge of 5,000.- Euro. On the exhibition of the Emerging Artist visitors have the opportunity to discover and buy the works of artists of tomorrow.
The Affordable Art Fair in Milan was held from Thursday, February 09 to Sunday, February 12, 2017.
Gotha Parma, Italy
Parma Exhibition Center, 12- 20 November 2017.
Gotha is an international exhibition of antiques and showcases the most exclusive elements from antique dealers and Italian collections and foreign galleries. Gotha is visited by collectors, museum directors, the art of consultants, interior designers and art dealers, but also by art lovers. It offers extremely varied and crosses all historical periods and cultural disciplines.
The Gotha is held every two years, and therefore for the thirteenth time probably in November 2018 in Parma.
Trade Fairs Hannover, Germany
Art Fair Hannover is a 3 day event being held from 8th September to 10th September 2017 at the Gallery Herrhausen in Hannover, Germany. This event showcases products like Antique Jewelry, Antique Furniture, Antique Clocks, Antiquities, Art Glass, Art Works, Decorative Art, Glass Ware, Hand weaved Carpets & Rugs, Handicrafts, Modern crafts and much more etc. in the Consumer & Carnivals, Gifts & Handicrafts industries.
Paris Tribal, Paris, franxe
Created at the initiative of the art dealers of the Beaux-Arts / Saint-Germain-des-Prés district in the spring of 2014, Paris Tribal will be held this year from Wednesday 5 to Saturday 8 April 2017.
More than twenty galleries have chosen to participate in the event which will bring together both themed exhibitions and exceptional pieces. All the fields of tribal art will be explored: Arts of Africa, America, Himalaya, Indonesia and Oceania.
This year, four foreign merchants are invited by Parisian merchants to present their items.
In addition, “Formes et Matières”, a collective exhibition of the participants of Paris Tribal, will take place from Monday 3rd to Saturday 8th April at 35 rue Guénégaud.
ONLINE ART EXHIBITIONS
As part of our commitment to educating art enthusiasts and art collectors on the history, impact, and influence of African art, we will feature soon all of our current and past exhibitions online. Our goal is to provide art appreciators all around the world with the most expansive knowledge as well as the opportunity to purchase museum-quality artworks exclusive to African Arte. If you cannot attend one of our art exhibitions throughout the year, we encourage you to discover our online collection to learn more about our pieces and their mastery of technique and medium. We are dedicated to ensuring everyone has access to learning more about our incredible works of art.