– People head to join ARCOmadrid Contemporary Art Fair in February 2012
12/13/2011 confirms the ARCOmadrid Contemporary Art Fair will take place on 15-19 February 2012 in Madrid.

Online PR News – 13-December-2011 – – This annual event of contemporary art from around the globe celebrates ARCOmadrid’s new initiative to spotlight one single artist on each stand, with a view to encouraging special presentation of the artist’s work by galleries.

The event, which is in its 31st year, will be attended by artists, galleries and art lovers from all over the world, and the 2012 fair will have artists from the Netherlands as special guests as part of Orange Week, or Semana Naranja.

Those attending the Fair and staying at a hotel Madrid City Centre will enjoy the ease of a centrally situated accommodation that specialises in business and trade fair requirements. It is expected that demand for Madrid hotels in February will be high therefore booking early is recommended.

The Contemporary Art Fair will be held at Halls 8 and 10 Feria de Madrid. Opening hours for professionals are Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 February 2012 from 12.00 noon until 9.00pm. Opening times for the viewing public are Friday 17, Saturday 18, Sunday 19 February 2012 from 12.00 noon until 8.00pm.

Admission fees and catalogue prices, all of which include VAT and are in Euros, are as follows:
General Admission 18.40 per day
Catalogue 40.00
Exhibitors’ Catalogue 30.00
Friends of ARCO Admission free
Friends of ARCO and Press Catalogue 30.00
Students’ 3-day Admission 21.00
Student Admission and Official Catalogue 50.00

Parking at Feria de Madrid is 8.00 per day and is prepaid.

To get there by car: A-2 Exit 7, M-40 Exit 5,6,7 and M-11 Exit 5,6
By bus: Line 112 Mar de Cristal/Alameda de Osuma/Feria de Madrid
Line 828 Universidad Autonoma/Alcobendas/Canillejas/Feria de Madrid

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