Fair & Events

THE ARTS+ fair, spanning over 2.000 sqm, is hosted in a specially designed and curated area within the Frankfurt Book Fair, which annually attracts 270.000 visitors, 10.000 journalists, 10.000 right dealers (publishing, film, games, online) and 200+ political and administrative officials from over 110 countries.


Exhibitors / Partners 2016 are:

75B, The Netherlands
artnet AG, Germany
B3 Biennale des bewegten Bildes,
Berlin School of Creative Leadership
CultureTech, Canada
De Best Verzorgde Boeken, The Netherlands
D.Day Network, Germany
Der Kontext, Germany
Die Fernweh Oper, a Project by Daniël Ernst and Maud Vanhauwaert, The Netherlands/Belgium
documenta Archiv, Germany
EDFVR Erster Deutscher Fachverband für Virtual Reality e.V., Germany
Energy Net GmbH, Germany
Eriskay Connection, The Netherlands
Europeana, The Netherlands
Exhibition “kunstboeken” Mondriaan Fonds, The Netherlands
Fadel, Great Britain
Frans Masereel Centre, Belgium
Gin Bar, Germany
Google Cultural Institute, Germany
Guest of Honour Flanders & The Netherlands – Nederlands Letterenfonds, The Netherlands
HA Hessen-Agentur GmbH / Geschäftsstelle Kreativwirtschaft Hessen, Germany
Huayun-Shangde International Cultural Exchange Co., Ltd, China
Hunan Fine Arts Publishing House, China
JK Imaging Europe Ltd, Great Britain
J. Walter Thompson Amsterdam – The Next Rembrandt, The Netherlands
Kaiken Publishing Ltd., Finland
Kulturamt Frankfurt am Main – Museumsufer, Germany
Kunstkraftwerk GmbH & Co. KG, Germany
Lecturis Publishers, The Netherlands
Lukas – Art in Flanders Imagebank, Belgium
Marcel Wanders, The Netherlands
Mentum Replicas GmbH, Germany
Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Foundation – Qindeel, United Arab Emirates
Monocle, Great Britain
Moon by Ai Weiwei & Olafur Eliasson Studio – Olafur Eliasson GmbH, Germany
moovel lab, Germany
Nerdindustries GmbH, Germany
Refrakt, Germany
Steinway, Germany
Taschen Deutschland GmbH, Germany
Van Gogh Museum, The Netherlands
Verlag form GmbH & Co. KG, Germany
Wirtschafts- und Infrastrukturbank Hessen, Germany

Museums at THE ARTS+ / Frankfurt Book Fair:

Anne Frank House, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Caricatura Museum, Frankfurt
Museo del Libro, Burgos, Spain
Museum of the Printing Arts, Leipzig
Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
National Portrait Gallery, London, Great Britain
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, USA
Porsche Museum, Stuttgart
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
Victoria & Albert Museum, London, Great Britain
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
THE ARTS+ area has a central exhibition space where creative and cultural organizations, technology companies, museums and creatives showcase the huge world of cultural content and innovation in the creative business.

THE ARTS+ LAB serves as an interactive, interdisciplinary and open format with sessions hosted by companies.

THE ARTS+ SALON is home to exclusive talks, organized matchmaking sessions and presentations.

The central RUNWAY STAGE for pitching sessions, performances and creative presentations offers a curated program.

And a break at the stylish Arts+MONOCLE Café or the cozy Hendricks Gin Bar helps you to relax.


At THE ARTS+ we welcome international professionals from culture and the creative field, such as

museum executives
technology professionals
policy makers / politicians
bloggers and journalists.




Impressions of THE ARTS+ Area and Frankfurt Book Fair