A rich cultural programming will take place during SP-Arte. Current artistic production and the art market itself permeate all activities being offered to visitors during the Festival. Dozens of speeches, performances, book launchings and events with authors promote exchanges between the public and important professionals from the contemporary scene.
During SP-Arte week, galleries from Vila Madalena, Pinheiros, Itaim and Jardins open their doors for extended hours and welcome public at night for exhibitions, guided tours, performances and parties.
For more information, please visit SP-Arte's Gallery Night page here.
SP-Arte annually hosts a series of lectures during the Festival. National and foreign renowned names linked to the universe ofthe arts are invited. The program provides the public with in-depth discussions on fine arts and other relevant contemporary issues.
For more information, please visit SP-Arte's Talks page here.
For 2018, Brazilian artist Paula Garcia takes on the role as curator of the Performance Sector, selecting five projects that will run non-stop from the first to the last hour of each day of the Festival.
For more information, please visit SP-Arte's Performances page here.
SP-Arte constantly seeks out ways to create and reinforce bonds that unite different players in the art circuit. As such, it fosters actions earmarked for artists, curators, institutions and galleries. They are initiatives that leverage continued education opportunities through residency grants abroad, ofered to Brazilian creators, and financial support for the development of creative projects.
For more information, please visit SP-Arte's Prizes and Grants page here.