Cultural Programs

OVERVIEW

Thu 4 - Mon 8 May

At the fair

TEFAF Coffee Talks I Thu 4th
TEFAF Coffee Talks - Museum Directors on Art and Social Action
10:30-11:00 AM One imperative for museums today is social action. How can museums respond to the realities of today’s news and the pressing issues that concern communities locally and globally, while maintaining core exhibitions and collection displays that engage and delight visitors? Read more
TEFAF Coffee Talks I Fri 5th
TEFAF Coffee Talks - LATIN AMERICAN ART NOW: ITS CHANGING PLACE IN THE "WESTERN CANON"
10:30-11:30AM Why is Latin American art still considered new? The artistic output of this rich and varied region has flourished for centuries engendering sophisticated collecting showcased in remarkable institutions. Read more
SPECIAL FEATURED EVENT BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE I Fri 5th
SPECIAL FEATURED EVENT BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE - “TELL ME SOMETHING I DON’T KNOW: SURPRISING BUSINESS TRENDS IN THE ART MARKET”
2:00 - 3:15 PM At a time of uncertainty in global affairs, when basic principles no longer hold, many are struggling to make sense of seemingly contradictory information. Read more
TEFAF VIP EVENT I Fri 5th
RECITAL CONCERT BY MET OPERA YOUNG ARTISTS
6:00 - 7:00 PM Members of the Metropolitan Opera Lindemann Young Artist Development Program present an enchanting evening of arias from some of opera’s most beloved works, and favorites from the American Song Book. Read more
TEFAF Coffee Talks I Sat 6th
TEFAF Coffee Talks - FAIR, OR UNFAIR?: HOW ARE ART FAIRS RESHAPING THE ART WORLD?
10:30-11:00 AM In recent years, international fairs have had a profound effect on the art world. While this phenomenon is much discussed in the field of contemporary art, its influence has been equally dramatic for historical fine art, decorative art, design and antiquities. Read more
TEFAF Coffee Talks I Sun 7th
TEFAF Coffee Talks - ANXIETY/DESIRE: SURREALISM FASCINATES US AGAIN
10:30-11:00 AM The art world’s global outlook has been driven forward by the ease and rapidity of transmitting images around the world. Zoomable highresolution photography is transforming the interactions between collectors, scholars, and art dealers. Read more
TEFAF Coffee Talks I Mon 8th
TEFAF Coffee Talks - CREATING MAGIC: ART, FASHION, AND PERFORMANCE IN THE 20TH CENTURY (AND BEYOND)
10:30-11:00 AM Forms and conventions span generations, but they begin with the personal experience of the individual. What happened at the beginning of the 20th century to inspire the connections between artists such as Jean Cocteau, Diaghilev and Nijinsky? Read more

Outside the venue

“VISIONARIES: CREATING A MODERN GUGGENHEIM” TOUR
TEFAF VIP EVENT I Fri 5th
“VISIONARIES: CREATING A MODERN GUGGENHEIM” TOUR
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THE 2017 WHITNEY BIENNIAL TOUR
TEFAF VIP EVENT I Sat 6th
THE 2017 WHITNEY BIENNIAL TOUR
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“TURNER’S MODERN AND ANCIENT PORTS: PASSAGES THROUGH TIME”
TEFAF VIP EVENT I Sun 7th
“TURNER’S MODERN AND ANCIENT PORTS: PASSAGES THROUGH TIME”
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METROPOLITAN OPERA BACKSTAGE TOUR
TEFAF VIP EVENT I Mon 8th
METROPOLITAN OPERA BACKSTAGE TOUR
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