Originally published in the Marina Times San Francisco in April 2015
Now in its fifth season, the 2015 Art Market will return to the Festival Pavilion at San Francisco’s Fort Mason Center on April 29 – May 03, 2015. This year features a wide assortment of contemporary art from noteworthy national and international galleries.
Art Market San Francisco 2015 is partnering with the de Young and Legion of Honor fine arts museums for this year’s first Benefits Preview Reception on the evening of Wednesday, April 29. Beneficiary ticket buyers will have the pleasure of a first access private preview of the art fair and will enjoy live entertainment at this catered event. Proceeds will benefit the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco’s New Art Acquisitions Fund.
2014’s Art Market saw record breaking sales, city-wide partnerships and over 20,000 visitors in attendance. Art Market Productions is a Brooklyn based production firm owned by Max Fishko and Jeffrey Wainhause who have organized successful national fairs including the Miami Project, Texas Contemporary and the Seattle Art Fair. This year be sure to experience a series of presentations coordinated with the galleries and artists including collector tours, curator talks and special artist presentations by Bay Area curators, collectors and designers. As the Art Market has grown into a major regional event, it reinforces the importance of local involvement in the arts. The Art Market is the colorful place where local creativity overlaps with the international art world. And it doesn’t have to end on May 3rd if you purchase a one of a kind piece to enjoy year round.
Benefit Preview Reception: Wednesday April 29 – 6pm to 9pm
VIP Party: Thursday April 30 6pm to 10pm
Hours: Friday May 1 – 11am to 7pm
Saturday May 2 – 11 am to 7pm
Sunday May 3 – 12pm to 6pm
Tickets are available on artmarketsf.com where visitors can also preview images of the participating galleries and artists.