EVENTS

INVITE: Superfine! Brings Approachable Art to DC

superfine art fair washington dc dock 5 union market october 2018 alex mitlow james millie

On October 31, 2018 Washington DC will get the art fair it deserves as Superfine! DC’s inaugural edition lands at Dock 5 in the Union Market neighborhood.

The four-and-a-half-day fair will bring with it countless ways to experience, discover, and collect emerging contemporary art at all price points and levels of experience.

70 unique exhibitions from more than 300 artists, with more than 50% of them being DMV area artists and galleries, make up the inaugural edition of Superfine! DC. What sets Superfine! apart from other art fairs is its commitment to making art accessible by creating an environment that is welcoming to both experienced collectors as well as people who are interested in art, but haven’t yet purchased a work.

This commitment to making art collecting an approachable experience for all doesn’t end there. The fair will host fun and educational programs for new collectors including a Young Collectors’ Ice Cream social with Union Market’s own Trickling Springs Creamery on scoop duty, along with panels and talks geared towards helping young professionals navigate the art market.

Other highlights of the fair’s art program include the ‘Heartlandia’ exhibition, curated by Pittsburgh’s Box Heart Gallery to showcase new contemporary art themes from across North America’s heartland.

The fair will also debut its first dedicated photo platform, in advance of FotoDC, called Foto Kaip-Sool, a time capsule of identity politics through the lenses of a diverse body of photographic artists.

Superfine! DC opens on October 31, 2018 with a Masquerade Vernissage at Union Market’s Dock 5 event space. Early-access tickets are available HERE at a reduced rate through September 1, 2018.

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