Find out about our upcoming fairs and exhibitions and browse through our past events.
2pm GMT 27 November
The Antiquarian Bookseller’s Association virtual event uniting over 100
exhibitors from 16 countries, each offering up to 20 highlights.
The 2020 edition of China in Print, the Hong Kong Rare Book, Photograph & Map Fair, will be replaced by a virtual exhibition.
The Winter Show is the leading art, antiques, and design fair in America, featuring 72 of the world’s top experts in the fine and decorative arts.
Park Avenue Armory
643 Park Avenue, New York
Between 66/67 Streets
March 4–7, 2021 book lovers will find a fascinating treasure trove at the Park Avenue Armory.
The Saatchi Gallery, London SW3
Firsts — London’s Rare Book Fair — the ABA summer fair — will return in 2021 with a new home at Saatchi Gallery.
Daily 9:00 — 22:00
Friday 16:00 — 22:00
ADNEC, Abu Dhabi, UAE
The Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF) is the most diverse book fair in the region.
6229 GV Maastricht
TEFAF Maastricht is widely regarded as the world’s premier fair for fine art, antiques and design.
Saturday: 12:00 — 19:00
Sunday: 10:00 — 18:00
Royal Geographical Society
1 Kensington Gore
London SW7 2AR
The largest antique map fair in Europe, established in 1980.
The Royal Hospital Chelsea
London, SW3 4LW
Masterpiece London is the unmissable art fair at which visitors can view and buy the finest works of art, design, furniture and jewellery — from antiquity to the present day.
The 2020 TEFAF New York Fall will be replaced by TEFAF Online, an online fair showcasing 300 masterpieces.
The digital platform of the Guardian Fine Art Asia fair.
Due to COVID-19 the traditional in-person fair at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts has been canceled until 2021.
Frieze Masters brings together thousands of years of art with the world’s leading galleries specialising in antiquities, Asian art, ethnographic art, illuminated manuscripts, medieval, modern and post-war art, Old Masters and 19th century, as well as photography, sculpture and wunderkammer.
The Amsterdam International Antiquarian Book Fair online event to replace the physical fair.
Preview: 17 September 2020, 17:00 to 22:00
Daily: 11:00 to 20:00
The most important antiquarian book fair in France with 150 dealers affiliated with the Ligue Internationale de la Librairie Ancienne (LILA).
A Christmas exhibition dedicated to maps of the British Isles, including the first printed maps of the counties of England and Wales by Saxton; Speed’s county maps from his ‘Theatre of the Empire of Great Britaine; and the large scale maps by Bryant and Greenwood, among others.
Guardian Fine Art Asia is an international art fair in Beijing, organized by Guardian Art Center and Fine Art Asia.
‘Rounded with a sleep’: an exhibition commemorating 400 years since the passing of Shakespeare and Cervantes
DCRB, in collaboration with Librería Bardón (Madrid) and Stéphane Clavreuil Rare Books (London), brings together maps of Elizabethan England such as a 1583 wall map of England and Wales by Christopher Saxton, with rare works by the two authors, including a first edition of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, and a copy of Cervantes’s Don Quixote illustrated by Dalí.
As part of the Totally Thames festival, DCRB brings to the Oxo Tower a fascinating exhibition of maps of London from 1572 to 2013.
The British Library and DCRB’s exhibition of rare Scottish maps and pamphlets in the Drawing Room of the Caledonian Club, to coincide with Burns’ Night and to help raise awareness for the British Library’s campaign to raise funds to conserve, catalogue and digitize the King’s Topographical Collection.
A Christmas exhibition exploring London’s rapid development, from the Tudors to the Windsors.