- Art Fervour will host an all India 3-day art festival across 18 cities.
- Over 80+ venues in India are participating in the AF Weekender 2022
- The nationwide art weekender will include art exhibitions, guided heritage walks, film screenings, walkthroughs, treasure hunts and workshops.
Art Fervour is excited to present AF Weekender 2022 – A first-of-its-kind, all-India 3-day art weekender happening simultaneously across 18 cities. Following the success of the first AF Weekender last year, they are back with the second edition of their multidisciplinary art festival. This unique intersection of visual art, technology, design, heritage and culture – featuring galleries, museums, institutions, studios, collectives, residencies and more – will be held from 23 – 25 September, 2022.
The weekender is geared towards engaging a wide range and demographic of audiences, especially the youth, and is committed to creating a new community of art lovers, collectors, buyers, practitioners and enthusiasts, all while making the arts accessible, fun and immersive to everyone. 80+ events will take place in New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Santiniketan, Bengaluru , Jaipur, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Coimbatore, Varanasi, Pune, Surat, Vadodara, Leh, Chandigarh, Thiruvananthapuram, Hyderabad & Goa.
The AF Weekender returns this year with four exciting new segments – AF Lates, AF Play. AF Create and AF Play.
AF Lates will allow audiences to explore their favorite art gallery as they keep their doors open after-hours! Meet and interact with a whole new community of like-minded art lovers, professionals, young collectors, buyers and enthusiasts over fun conversations and drinks.
AF Explore encourages audiences to discover and revisit new and old art galleries, museums, institutions and heritage sites in their cities, with guided art walks, gallery hops, artist/curator walkthroughs.
AF Create will enable audiences to participate in workshops and studio visits with their favorite artists.
AF Play is a playground for all art lovers. Players will be able to immerse themselves in interactive art-themed contests, trivia and games, designed to ignite their competitive spirit and make discovering art engaging and fun – with a chance to win exclusive Art Fervour merchandise, exciting giveaways, and limited-edition collectibles.
Highlights from the 80+ events will include:
- Zine-Making, Stencil & Graffiti, Flower Pigment Making, Painting, Restoration, Pottery, Collaging, and Printmaking Workshops
- Artist Studio Visits and several Exhibition Previews, Walkthroughs and Guided Tours
- Film screenings at Khoj Studios Delhi, Arthshila Santiniketan, Space Studio Baroda
Participants include: 079 Stories, 47-A, Akar Prakar, Akara Art, Alipore Post and Hoovu, Alliance Française de Bombay, Amrapali Museum, Ankit Patel, Apparao Galleries, APRE Art House, Ark Foundation, Art & Charlie, Art Houz, Art Musings, ArtBuzz, Arthshila Ahmedabad, Arthshila Santiniketan, Arts & Wonderment, Ashish Dhola, Bangalore Creative Circus, Chatterjee & Lal, Chemould Prescott Road, Chemould Shift, Chhaap Foundation, CIPA, Cube Gallery, DAG, Dot Line Space + Nine Fish Art Gallery, Emami Art, Ether Project Art Gallery, Experimenter Ballygunge Place, Experimenter Colaba, Experimenter Hindustan Road, Fluxus Chapel, Forum Art Gallery, Galerie Isa, Gallery Time and Space, Gallery White, Goa Chitra Museum, Harkat Studios, Hissa, ICA Gallery, ICOMOS India, ICONART Gallery, IFBE, Jehangir Nicholson Art Foundation (CSMVS), Juneja Art Gallery, KAEE, Kanike Studios, Khoj Studios, Kiran Nadar Museum of Art Noida, Kiran Nadar Museum of Art Saket, Kolkata Centre for Creativity, LAMO, Latitude 28, MASH, Namma Katte, Project A Artspace, Pulp Society, Rahul Popaniya, SAṂBHĀṢĀ Foundation, Shrine Empire, Sizzle Lyk Dat Studio, Space Studio, St+Art India, Studio Goppo, Studio White & Grey, Suhasini Kejriwal, Tao Art Gallery, TARQ, VHC and Vistaar Studio