Dallas Art Fair 2019: About the Fair
In the heart of the downtown arts district, the Dallas Art Fair offers collectors, arts professionals, and the public the opportunity to engage with a rich selection of modern and contemporary artworks presented by leading national and international galleries. Thoughtfully curated exhibitions and innovative programming encourage lively conversations and close looking in a robust and rapidly growing arts community.
The Dallas Art Fair is located at the Fashion Industry Gallery in the vibrant Dallas Arts District. The 68-acre district is home to many world-renowned performing and visual arts organizations and some of our city’s most significant cultural landmarks including; The Annette Strauss Artist Square, the Belo Mansion, Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts, Dallas Black Dance Theatre, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Dallas Theater Center/Arts District Theater, Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, Nasher Sculpture Center, Klyde Warren Park, the Trammell & Margaret Crow Collection of Asian Art, and the Fashion Industry Gallery.
The exhibition space is a 74,000 square foot mid-century modern building with customized booths, polished concrete floors, natural lighting, and a spacious lobby and intimate lounge.
The Dallas Art Fair Foundation
The Dallas Art Fair Foundation’s mission is to promote the appreciation of the arts in Dallas, Texas. Through the annual Dallas Art Fair Preview Benefit we have raised over one million dollars since inception for the beneficiaries. This year the beneficiaries are the Dallas Museum of Art, Nasher Sculpture Center and Dallas Contemporary.
In addition to working with these institutions, the Dallas Art Fair Foundation started the Dallas Art Fair Foundation + Dallas Museum of Art Acquisition Fund in 2016. What started with $50,000 in 2016, doubled to $100,000 in 2017. We are proud to announce that this year, the Fund will have $150,000 to acquire artworks with for the permanent collection at the Dallas Museum of Art from the Dallas Art Fair.