Returning for its third year, Boston Art Book Fair will take place in the historic Cyclorama at Boston Center for the Arts and is free and open to all ages Saturday, November 9, 12 – 7 pm through Sunday, November 10, 12 – 5 pm.
Boston Art Book Fair 2019 will feature nearly 150 exhibitors, including: Aint-Bad, Anthology Editions, Benjamin Ogilvy Projects, Boston Art Review, BOMB Magazine, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Leica Gallery Boston, MIT Press, SMFA at Tufts and Vacancy Projects. The curated Fair will also offer over a dozen free panel discussions, interactive workshops and book-centric performances.
A ticketed Preview Party will be held Friday, November 8, 6 – 9 pm and gives audiences a first look at exhibitor offerings and art installations, while enjoying an exclusive set by DJ 7L and performance by Playthings: The Drag-a-Zine. Tickets include limited edition artwork and are $50 for VIP, which includes: early entry at 6 pm, four complimentary drinks and snacks, and $25 for General Admission, which includes two complimentary drinks.
Boston Art Book Fair 2019 highlights include:
- DJ sets by: Alfredo Rico Dimas and Soulelujah’s Claude Money and Johnny Stevens.
- Boston’s Young Artists of Color panel discussion moderated by Katytarika Bartel, addressing topics of arts equity and sustainability, community activism, and how artists of color in Boston are navigating and occupying space throughout the city.
- The New Luxury book talk with Highsnobiety’s Jian DeLeon, exploring the symbiosis of DIY, street projects and Luxury Fashion.
- Art installations by Pneuhaus, Amanda Dellevigne and more.
For more information, visit bostonartbookfair.com.