Art Basel 2022

Arts Antiques
Jun 16, 2022 - Jun 19, 2022
Messe Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Bleichestrasse 3
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Once every year the art world assembles in Switzerland for the Art Basel dates to discover exceptional masterpieces. Despite the unusual circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the latest edition brought together over 270 galleries from 33 countries and 60,000 visitors. More than 20 galleries made their first appearance at the fair. All indications show that the upcoming Art Basel 2022 on 16 - 19 June will reach an even bigger audience, returning to the fair's pre-pandemic scale.

Art Basel Switzerland 2022 will represent an unmissable platform for artists, galleries, collectors, representatives of museums, art foundations and institutes. The creative atmosphere of the event, its guided tours and special features such as the Conversations series will initiate variable opportunities for productive dialogue, collaborations and sales. The Art Basel Live digital format will additionally facilitate the connection between the attending gallerists and the global network of art lovers.

The 2022 edition of Art Basel will display thoughtfully curated collections across all media. Visitors will experience a showcase of classical and modern art, editioned works, large-scale projects, visionary installations and bold live performances.

As a participant in the art fair, you can benefit from special rates for the entire duration of Art Basel 2022 (including both invitation-only and public days). Whether you are looking for a hotel near Messe Basel or in another city with convenient links to the venue, ExpoBeds is here to help you arrange your trip. We partner with quality properties of all types in a variety of locations. Use our online booking tool to reserve your rooms or send us a request with your accommodation preferences and we will compile a list of Art Basel 2022 hotel offers matching your requirements.


Art Basel in Switzerland is the most influential art show on a global scale. Even though its events in Miami and Hong Kong enjoy immense popularity in their own right, the show in Messe Basel is where it all originated and its traditions and modernity create a unique blend for art lovers.

The public days of Art Basel 2022 are 17 - 19 June (Friday to Sunday). The four days before that are marked as invitation only preview days, with the VIP opening day being set on 13 June (Monday). Over 93,000 visitors are expected to experience the next Art Basel in 2022. The occasion will be memorable, as always, with the art world gathering for its special events, talks and - of course - exhibits.

Who can you meet there

Art Basel attracts European, American and Asian collectors interested in 20th and 21-st century art. The event is the universally acknowledged meeting point for the art world, giving room to discovery but also to conversation, collaboration, expansion, validation and inspiration.
As such, Art Basel 2022 in Basel is also on the agenda of international artists, public institutions, foundations, gallerists, museum directors, scholars, art historians and dealers.

Past editions

What makes it special

Art comes in many forms, as demonstrated in each sector of Art Basel 2022. The Galleries displays modern paintings, drawings and sculptures but also installations and works created through photo, video and digital media. Feature captures projects by acknowledged artists from different generations, cultures and styles. Statements is dedicated to new artists, eligible for the Baloise Art Prize. Edition is where visitors can see rare editioned works, prints, etc. - result of the cooperation between acclaimed artists and top publishers. Unlimited is the sector for large-scale works and live performances. Parcours places site-specific artworks and performances in chosen Basel locations. Film introduces films by/about artists, while Magazines focuses on art publications.

Quick info

Organiser:MCH Swiss Exhibition (Basel) Ltd.
Frequency:every year
Next Edition:Art Basel 2023 
Sectors: Arts | Antiques
Website:Art Basel
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Important facts

  • 290+ galleries
  • 300+ museums and institutions
  • 4000+ artists
  • 93,000 visitors
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Messe Basel

Bleichestrasse 3, Basel, Switzerland
Coordinates: 47.56519 , 7.60113

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