WHEN IS ART CENTRAL 2021 OPEN?
The fair is open to visitors from 24 – 28 March 2021. An invitation-only VIP Preview will be held on Wednesday 24 March.
IS ART CENTRAL LOCATED NEAR ART BASEL IN HONG KONG?
Yes. It is a five-minute taxi ride from the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre where Art Basel takes place to the entrance of the Art Central tent. A free shuttle bus runs between Art Central and Art Basel during public show days, making it easy to get from one to the other.
HOW DO I GET TO THE FAIR?
Art Central is located on 9 Lung Wo Road Central, opposite Hong Kong City Hall. The fair is a 5 minute walk from Star Ferry Pier, a 10 minute walk from Admiralty MTR Station or a 10 minute walk from the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) where Art Basel takes place.
WHAT KIND OF ART WILL I FIND AT ART CENTRAL?
Art Central is a contemporary art fair, showcasing the next generation of talent alongside some of the most established contemporary galleries from across the globe. A variety of works, including ink, painting, photography, video and sculpture will be on display, and long-standing collectors and new buyers alike will be sure to discover something of interest at Art Central.
HOW DO I BUY A TICKET TO THE FAIR?
Tickets for Art Central 2021 will be on sale January 2021.
WHAT IS THE ART CENTRAL VENUE LIKE?
Art Central’s bespoke exhibition structure, the largest of which Hong Kong has ever seen, will be an alu-hall (A-frame) tent employing a top grade aluminium frame and rigid plastic (and in some places glass) walls. A raised cassette floor will provide a solid and even base for the exhibition. Alu-hall structures are used the world over to accommodate elite international events, including Frieze in London.
CAN I ACCESS ART CENTRAL WITH MY ART BASEL VIP CARD?
Yes. Simply present your 2021 Art Basel Hong Kong VIP card at the door to enter Art Central free of charge.
IS THERE AN EDUCATION PROGRAMME AT ART CENTRAL?
Yes, Live at Art Central, in partnership with Education Partner Asia Society Hong Kong Center, will present a series of talks and panel discussions. Tours and children’s activities will also be held at the fair.
WHERE CAN I EAT AND DRINK AT ART CENTRAL?
Each year Art Central partners with local restaurants to host a variety of dining options. More information about 2021’s offerings will be announced closer to the fair.