Top spring art fairs

  • 17 April 2013

After a long delay, spring has finally arrived! Celebrate the season with a visit to one of our favourite art fairs.

1. The London Original Print Fair, 25–28 April 2013
50% off entry with National Art Pass

From Hirst to Hockney, some of the world's leading contemporary artists are represented at Europe's longest-running fair dedicated to printmaking. Visitors can also buy Old Master woodcuts by Rembrandt, Dürer and Goya.

2. The Other Art Fair, 25–28 April 2013
50% off entry with National Art Pass

Presenting 100 emerging artists through works costing from £30 to £10,000, the Other Art Fair is perfect for first-time buys and experienced collectors looking to spot the next big thing. The April edition features 100 Mothers, an exhibition featuring 100 artists' portraits of their mothers.

3. 20|21 International Art Fair, 9–12 May 2013
50% off entry with National Art Pass

Britain's only fair specialising in modern and contemporary international art brings together works ranging from masterpieces by Picasso and Joan Miro to 21st-century art from China and the Ukraine. Works on sale range in price from a few hundred upwards, so canny visitors can take home a bargain.

4. COLLECT, 10–13 May 2013
50% off entry with National Art Pass

Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2013, COLLECT brings together some of the finest galleries from across the globe for a world-class exhibition of contemporary craft and design. 2013 is also the final year of the Art Fund Collect scheme, helping British museums and galleries acquire objects for their collections.