Your average art experience might look like this: a sparse selection of art on display, out-of-budget, eerily quiet, and overall a bit underwhelming. The Other Art Fair aims to shake this up a little, and is heading to Los Angeles this spring for their first US fair of 2023. We’re talking utterly bizarre immersive experiences, live DJ sets, LA billboard queen and guest artist ANGELYNE, interactive workshops and more. The fair encourages its visitors to step out of their comfort zone and discover art differently – an outlandish and unmissable game plan for the weekend, we think.  

The Other Art Fair

 The Other Art Fair is a celebration of art in all its forms. And it has lived up to this since day one. Born in London in 2011, the Fair Founder Ryan Stanier had the vision to connect art lovers and first time buyers with undiscovered emerging artists, and has since expanded the fair to over 7 global locations including Brooklyn, Dallas, Chicago and Sydney, with thousands of artworks finding homes along the way.

Running March 30 – April 2 at the Santa Monica’s historic Barker Hangar, the Los Angeles edition in partnership with Saatchi Art will bring together the talent of over 140 emerging artists who have been busy creating new work in their studios. The mix of local and international artists are carefully selected by a committee of art-world experts to ensure you have an abundance of artistic styles, sizes and prices to choose from and love.

You might find yourself drink-in-hand on the buzzing Opening Night, an artwork under arm that you just landed on for under $500, surrounded by a group of friends who share your curiosity for new experiences. Alternatively, you could be spotted enjoying a lazy Sunday stroll around the event, come rain or shine, opening your mind to whatever creative conversation comes your way. Whatever your vibe, you’re invited. Tickets available online at

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