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ARCO and Covid-19

ARCO's 2023 edition will occur between 22.02.2023 and 26.02.2023. It will be held at the IFEMA - Feria de Madrid in Spain as a live exhibition. The venue will have the latest Covid-19 safeguards in place to ensure the safety of attendants. The regular disinfection of areas such as the exhibition halls will be part of the implemented safety measures. Attendees will also be required to wear face masks and uphold a safe distance of 2 metres. Due to the current travel restrictions, they will be required to present documents such as proof of recovery certificates upon arrival in Spain.

Introduction to ARCO

Contemporary art becomes truly alive as the 13 respected galleries behind ARCO prepare a new edition of the international trade fair that brings forth exemplary artwork from new talent, celebrated names and rising stars. Madrid, Spain is where the magic happens and the program is set to encompass the five days.  In attendance, you have more than 250 collectors, curators and artists. If you’re attending, then consider Trade Fair Trips ltd as your business travel planner. It takes us one day to get you competitive rates in a fantastic location. 

The best hotel offers for ARCO are all in one easy place – Trade Fair Trips ltd. Find hotels close to the exhibition centre that fits your budget. Our team gets you reservations close to public transport options. Small guesthouses or luxurious hotel chains. There’s every possible choice in Madrid and we have exclusive deals for all! It’s all worth it, because ARCO 2020 gives you the opportunities to build your name in the art world. The program features a series that profiles the current artists on displays, forums, industry networking events and a detailed course that looks into current trends in the collecting world.

Past Editions of ARCO

Edition 2021

ARCO often debuts new additions as part of its support programme. This includes its 2021 edition which featured the VeePee Creativity Awards. The Awards lauded young artists and helped them to gain visibility. More than 250 international collectors attended the 2021 edition. 

Edition 2022

A total of 75,000 visitors including 30,000 professionals and 185 exhibiting galleries attended ARCO 2022.  The event took place as a live exhibition at the IFEMA - Feria de Madrid between 23.02.2022 and 27.02.2022 and received representatives from 30 countries. To ensure the safety of participants due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the venue featured precautions such as mandatory face masks. 

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How to get to ARCO
On foot
On foot:

Not advisable when travelling from Madrid Airport

Not advisable when travelling from Madrid Atocha Station

By car
By car:

15 minutes when travelling from Madrid Airport

20 minutes when travelling from Madrid Atocha Station

By public transport
By public transport:

20 minutes when travelling from Madrid Airport

40 minutes when travelling from Madrid Atocha Station

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