What is Luxembourg Art Week?
Through a selection of cutting-edge galleries from across the world, Luxembourg Art Week lets buyers, collectors, and art lovers sample the best of contemporary art production. The art fair also supports emerging galleries and showcases works at affordable prices.
Collectors, gallerists and artists appreciate the relaxed and convivial atmosphere of Luxembourg Art Week and enjoy the extensive and ambitious cultural programme including conferences, art talks, performances, video projections and more.
Luxembourg Art Week also works in close relationships with all major regional institutions including Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’art contemporain, Mudam Luxembourg – Musée d’art moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Cinémathèque de la Ville de Luxembourg, Cercle Cité, University of Luxembourg, Institut Français, Centre Pompidou-Metz, FRAC Lorraine and Luxembourg’s artist union Cercle Artistique de Luxembourg (CAL), whose annual prize show will be held concurrently in the nearby premises of the Tramschapp.
Luxembourg Art Week also benefits from the support of the Ministry of Culture and the City of Luxembourg.
Luxembourg Art Week 2018 in numbers
- 3 days of exhibition
- More than 12.500 visitors
- 50 galleries
- 7 represented countries
- 60% of foreign galleries
- More than 250 artists on display 6 conferences & Art Talks
Luxembourg Art Week is launched in 2015 as a local art fair supported by the Ministry of Culture, the Ministry of Economy, the City of Luxembourg and a large pool of sponsors and loyal partners. More than 7.000 visitors attend the inaugural show in Halle Victor Hugo to discover about 20 galleries.
Introduction of the VIP Programme including the Collectors’ Dinner, personal guided tours of museums and corporate collections by curators as well as private lunches. The prospective section Take Off – devoted to emerging galleries and young artists and supported by the Ministry of Culture – also debuts in Halle Victor Hugo, Luxembourg.
Luxembourg Art Week reaches a milestone in its development and exposure and confirms its role as a not-to-be-missed autumnal event in Luxembourg and the Greater Region. It features about 50 exhibitors and attracts more than 12.000 visitors over the course of three and a half day.
Series of lectures and art talks including prominent art collectors, museum directors, curators, artists, and critics, has also been implemented to provide visitors with a deeper understanding on either the local and international art world and emerging artistic practices.
Luxembourg Art Week plays an integrating role and strengthens its relations with both local and international press as well as with all major regional institutions.
Casino Luxembourg is given a carte blanche to present a specifically curated exhibition for each edition of the art fair and the Casino Party – an after art party in Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’art contemporain – is included within the art fair programme.
To celebrate its fifth edition, Luxembourg Art Week will expand both its programme of conferences and its cultural programme.