Meet fellow contemporary art lovers for a complimentary glass of wine and guided tour of The Manchester Contemporary led by a curator from Manchester Art Gallery. Find out more
Print demonstrations with Hot Bed Press illustrating some of the methods used to make original limited edition prints in a fully functional screenprint workshop. Visit stand 330 to see relief print, screenprint and letterpress demonstrations, as well as the adjoining exhibition of prints selected from their 270 members.
Leopold Eaton can move a single piece of Art to whole collections across the UK. Find out more
Ask the Framer
Expert, bespoke face to face framing advice from Hetherington Framers. This local and family run firm offer a bespoke service creating traditional and contemporary style frames. Find out more
Relax in the Art Café with a wide range of drinks, snacks and lunches available. Enjoy a glass of wine while you decide which piece of art to take home!
Buy Art Fair
Taking place alongside The Manchester Contemporary, since its launch in 2008, over £3m of art has been sold at Buy Art Fair and 50,000 art lovers have attended what is now firmly established as the leading art fair in the North of England. From affordable prints for first time buyers to original pieces from the likes of Damien Hirst for serious collectors and investors and everything in between.
Own Art partners with galleries and art fairs to offer interest-free finance on the purchase of contemporary art and craft. You can use Own Art to buy any eligible art and craft at Buy Art Fair, priced between £100 and £25,000. You simply pay back the price of the artwork in 10 monthly instalments, totally interest free. Find out more