What is ARCOmadrid?

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What is ARCOmadrid?

ARCOmadrid is Spain’s international contemporary art fair which, since 1982, has been one of the main art market platforms and an essential piece in the international circuit dedicated to the promotion and diffusion of artistic creation.

In the upcoming edition, to be held in February 23-27, a painstaking selection of national and international galleries will once again be presented in the different programmes.

General Programme: the fair’s backbone made up of top-tier galleries selected by the Organising Committee.

Opening: the fair’s section dedicated to the discovery of new proposals selected by Övül Durmuşoğlu and Julia Morandeira.

In addition to the gallery contents, ARCOmadrid will present other spaces that will expand the visitors’ perspectives of contemporary art.

ARCOmadrid Forum: busy programme of debates providing a platform for reflection. 

ArtsLibris: contemporary publishing fair.

Cultural sections with contents from some of Spain’s main art centres.

Gastronomy and resting areas: Places to lunch, converse and share the discoveries of the fair.

Sponsors’ areas with contents created specifically for presentation at ARCOmadrid.