Investec Cape Town Art Fair
Investec Cape Town Art Fair offers an intimate experience of the largest contemporary art fair in Africa, in one of the world’s most vibrant art cities. With over 107 exhibitors, 22,000 visitors, 4800 VIPs, and a supportive local art community, the fair provides a platform for collectors, galleries, curators, artists, and art journalists from around the globe to engage and create connections. Investec Cape Town Art Fair has proven to be the place where the fast-growing African art market and the international art world meet.
Over the past year and a half, the art world has transformed itself and adapted to our shifted way of thinking and doing, as a result of Covid-19. Investec Cape Town Art Fair assures you of our willingness to aid you in sustaining visibility, momentum, and presence; with utmost sensitivity around the impact that this time has brought. Therefore, Investec Cape Town Art Fair’s focus for its ninth edition is shared-support, collaboration, and inspiring new initiatives to ensure momentum and establish a support system amongst exhibitors. We believe in the art fair model to bring people together to connect, converse and contemplate at the forefront of contemporary art.
The 2022 edition of the fair looks profoundly to the notion of collaboration across aspects of Investec Cape Town Art Fair with the intention of opening up a dialogue and a shared support structure, with an exchange of ideas, research, artists, strategies and resources. We look forward to welcoming you to the 9th edition taking place between the 18th and 20th of February 2022 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre.
VISION & MISSION
Investec Cape Town Art Fair is the largest art fair on the African continent, showing cutting edge contemporary art. The Fair provides a platform for galleries, collectors, curators and artists from around the globe to engage in cultural and economic exchange. We offer an intimate experience of one of the world’s most unique art capitals. Investec Cape Town Art Fair is where the fast-growing African art market and the international art world meet.
The allure of Investec Cape Town Art Fair is its content and its placement on the African continent. With the advent of its 9th edition, the market will prove that art fairs are a sustainable economic model for trade in contemporary art.
The city's geography is an integral part of Investec Cape Town Art Fair’s success. Cape Town is a vibrant cultural hub, attracting international collectors with the novelty of diverse, cutting edge art and a favourable exchange rate.
With each year, the fair has gained considerable momentum that has generated respect and prestige for the city of Cape Town as a major contemporary art destination. This is an exciting moment for art, not just in South Africa but globally, as we seek to expand the impact and importance of Investec Cape Town Art Fair.
Director, Investec Cape Town Art Fair
Friday, 18 February 2022: 11am - 7pm
Saturday, 19 February 2022: 11am - 7pm
Sunday, 20 February 2022: 11am - 7pm
Health & Safety
COVID-19 precautions are to ensure our visitors’ safety will be prioritized. This will include but is not limited to:
- It will be mandatory for all visitors to wear masks indoors.
- All visitors to present proof of full vaccination status in paper or digital application, OR present proof of a negative COVID-19 test result (e.g., PCR test) taken within 72 hours of entering the CTICC.
- On-site rapid tests will be available, at the cost of the guest.
- All visitors will be asked to practice social distancing.
- Onsite sanitation stations will be available.
Further details regarding our safety protocols will be provided to all visitors and participants via email in the weeks leading up to the fair. It is to be noted that the safety regulations that are put forward can continue to change in relation to the spread of COVID-19. To ensure the utmost safety of all visitors and staff onsite, Investec Cape Town Art Fair will adapt our protocols in compliance with the recommendations provided by state regulations.
Parking at the Cape Town International Convention Centre is available to the public for a fee. Taxis, ride sharing services and chauffeurs may make use of the drop off lanes across from the Westin Hotel.
Food and Drink
A variety of food and drinks are available for purchase inside the CTICC. Coffee, teas, cold drinks, as well as full bar service are also available for purchase. The vendors accept credit cards or cash.