USA Ambassador to Turkey H.E. John R. Bass and his spouse
South Korea Stant
Germany Stant

The second edition of “ARTANKARA” Contemporary Art Fair, one of the significant events in the cultural and social life of the capital, was held between March 9 – 13, 2016 at “ATO Congresium” Exhibition Center.

Nearly 31.720 art-lovers attended the fair, an increase of %53.59 to the previous year (VIP Preview attracted more than 5.000 people). ARTANKARA hosted more than 50 galleries from Germany, South Korea, Cuba, Switzerland, Georgia, Kyrgyzstan, which presented the art-works of over 400 artists from around the world. 2016 prices ranged from 500 to 100.000 euros, attracting new collectors.

Within the framework of the fair different training programs like conferences, seminars, art-talks, panels and workshops by famous Turkish artists were implemented. Educational trainings and competitions for disabled children during five days attracted public with great interest.