A rich cultural programming will take place during SP-Arte. Current artistic production and the art market itself permeate all activities being offered to visitors during the Festival. Dozens of speeches, performances, book launchings and events with authors promote exchanges between the public and important professionals from the contemporary scene.

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Gallery Night

Gallery Night

Formidable museums and galleries make São Paulo a must route for art appreciators. On April 03 and 04 (Monday and Tuesday), to kick off SP-Arte week, a selection of top places in the city of São Paulo host the second edition of Gallery Night.

Galleries in the Vila Madalena, Pinheiros, Jardins and Itaim neighborhoods open their doors for extended hours and receive exhibitions, guided visits, performances and get-togethers. The events go from 5 PM to 10 PM on both …





Aline Tima, "Burcas flutuantes" (imagem: divulgação)

For the third year, and in partnership with Centro Universitário Belas Artes de São Paulo, SP-Arte presents a sector exclusively dedicated to performances.

Applicants were evaluated by a committee composed by Cauê Alves and Roberto Bertani, professors and coordinators from Belas Artes; Solange Farkas, curator and director of Associação Cultural Videobrasil; Paula Garcia, artist; and Fernanda Feitosa, director and founder of SP-Arte.


Prizes and Grants


SP-Arte constantly seeks out ways to create and reinforce bonds that unite different players in the art circuit. As such, it fosters actions earmarked for artists, curators, institutions and galleries. They are initiatives that leverage continued education opportunities through residency grants abroad, offered to Brazilian creators, and financial support for the development of creative projects.