If you are in Toronto, then you’ll want to catch the 16th annual Art Toronto Fair. This fair is billed as Canada’s longest-running and most-established international art fair and it will be happening this week from October 23-26. The opening for the public is on Friday and it will last until Monday afternoon. It’s being presented in tandem with the Feature Contemporary Art Fair which takes place Thursday through Sunday afternoon (October 22-25).
Last year’s attendance for the Art Toronto Fair reached 20,000. This year, they are renting about 16,000 square meters of space at the Metro Convention Centre. They will have over 113 exhibitors including 91 galleries and an eight-member dealer advisory committee. They hope to surpass the $19 million in sales that they had last year. The Feature, which had more than 3000 visitors last year and sales of more than $1 million, will be at the Canadian Opera Company building ten minutes east of AT. They have their 29 featured galleries in two locations, with 18 on the main floor and 11 in another upstairs space.