Art BAB 2018 | The International Art Fair
14 Mar – 18 Mar 2018
Held under the patronage of Her Royal Highness Princess Sabika bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa. It was officially inaugurated by HRH the Crown Prince and First Deputy Premier, Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa.
The theme for the 2018 edition of ArtBAB was ‘Education’ and was held at the Bahrain International Exhibition & Convention Centre, spread across 8,000 square metres of pillar-less exhibition space.
This edition consisted of fifteen galleries with both local and international works displayed. Sixteen independent artists from various countries were presented. The fair also highlighted several local Bahraini artists giving them the opportunity to showcase their unique talents through a sponsored BAB Pavilion which exhibited over one hundred works.
ArtBahrain 2018 was organised by Art Select, an art consultancy and advisory, powered by a team of passionate art experts with a dedicated management and organisational team.
This year at ArtBAB, a new section was introduced catering to children and young adults. It was a specially designed space for children aged between 3 -17 where art and mosaic workshops were conducted by an eminent Bahraini artists and Art Reach.
An exciting and thought-provoking grid of talks, discussions and interactive sessions led by artists whose work and talent represents the cutting-edge of contemporary art movement.