viennacontemporary, Austria’s leading international art fair, invites you to apply for the next edition at Messe Wien Halle D.

From 12-15 September 2024, viennacontemporary will present established galleries, exciting new additions, and engaged curated exhibitions. With its popular focus on art and galleries from Central and Eastern Europe, Vienna's leading contemporary art fair strengthens its position as the premier destination for surprising discoveries.

With a unique selection of contemporary art and a dense supporting program, viennacontemporary places Vienna at the center of the international art calendar and attracts numerous collectors, art professionals, journalists, opinion leaders, and personalities from politics, business, and culture from all over the world for an unforgettable week dedicated to fine art.

Please read the application form and admission requirements carefully to ensure that you provide all the required information. The selection process is based on the quality of the application and exhibition concept. Please note that the result of your application may be affected by incomplete information.

An international admission committee is responsible for the selection process. The exhibition contract between the applicant and VC ARTFAIRS GmbH (VCT) is concluded upon receipt of the written confirmation of admission. Applicants will be informed about the result of their application at the beginning of June 2024.

The opening will take place on Thursday, 12 September 2024, and the fair will close on Sunday, 15 September 2024, at 6:00 pm. Set-up will take place on Tuesday, 10, and Wednesday, 11 September, 2024. For a detailed schedule, please click here.

An application fee of 200,00 euros (excl. 20% VAT) is due with the application. This fee will not be reimbursed in case of a rejected application. With the acceptance of the application, the fee will be credited to your account.

We kindly ask you to agree to our conditions for admission, which you will have to do in Step 5 when completing your application.

Technical requirements

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For assistance with your application, please contact the exhibitor relations team:

Deadline: 30 April 2024

More information about viennacontemporary: Exhibitor fact sheet 2024, conditions for admission.

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You can apply for a booth in one of the following categories.

The booth price includes basic booth construction (white walls, set of lights, power socket).

All prices mentioned here are excluding 20% VAT and a 1% legal fee.

An application fee of 200,00 euros (excl. 20% VAT) is due with the application. In Step 5, applicants can review all data, before finalizing their application by submitting the application fee. Please note that this fee will not be reimbursed in case of a rejected application. With the acceptance of the application, the fee will be credited to your account.

If you have any questions, a specific booth size request, or are interested in applying for more than one booth, please contact us directly at

Please choose a category on the left side.

Main section for galleries presenting contemporary art.

Section for emerging galleries (opened less than 7 years ago).

Section for solo presentations of artists from the late 20th century. The number of presentations is limited to ten. Participants are invited by a curator.

Section for the solo presentation of a young Austrian artist/artist group. Only Austrian artists, artists living and working in Austria, and artists educated in Austria are eligible. The age limit is 40 years. The number of presentations in ZONE1 is limited to ten. Participants are invited by a curator.

A non-commercial section for the presentation of Austrian and international museums, institutions, and collections active within contemporary art and culture.


Booth rental price

for the standard size of 35 m²

for the standard size of 25 m²

for the standard size of 20 m²

6,600.00 eurosNet rental price

(excluding VAT and legal fee)




Please verify that your stated postal address is correct. This address will be used to deliver all viennacontemporary information and promotional material.


European Union:
Participants from the European Union need a valid VAT number in order to apply under the reverse charge regulation.

Outside of the European Union:
Participants from outside of the European Union do not need to provide a VAT number.

Invoice address

Owner / Management


Administrator / Contact person


Program & Presentation

viennacontemporary aims to provide an opportunity for leading galleries and institutions with international standards and practices to present their artists and works on a prominent commercial platform. To this end, please provide relevant documentation regarding the exhibition program you intend to present at viennacontemporary 2024.

Exhibition Program

PDF, DOC, etc. with a maximum of 2 pages

List of the artists / artist groups represented by the gallery.

List of the artists / artist groups represented by the institution.

Planned for viennacontemporary 2024

A short description of the presentation the gallery institution proposes for viennacontemporary 2024

A detailled description of the presentation the galleryinstitution proposes for viennacontemporary 2024.

A short description of the curatorial concept for viennacontemporary 2024.

and/or provide a description of the presentation for viennacontemporary 2024.

PDF, DOC - An up-to-date biography of the artist / artist group including exhibition information.

If digital documentation is not available, please send a maximum of two printed exhibition catalogues per registered artist / artist group to VC ARTFAIRS GmbH, Siebensterngasse 46/1/44, 1070 Vienna, Austria. Please note that this material will not be returned.



An exhibitor contract with VC ARTFAIRS GmbH can only be finalized upon receipt of written admission confirmation from VC ARTFAIRS GmbH.

Booth rental price

5,500.00 eurosNet rental price

1,100.00 eurosRegistration fee

6,600.00 eurosNet total

1,331.00 euros20% VAT

55.00 euros1% legal fee

7,986.00 eurosTotal price (incl. 1% legal fee)

7,986.00 eurosTotal price (incl. 1% legal fee and 20% VAT)

(excluding VAT and legal fee)

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Founded The institution was founded on 19.04.2024
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Exhibition Program Edit
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Planned for viennacontemporary 2024 Edit

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Payment of application fee

Along with the participation application, an application fee of 200.00 euros (excl. 20% VAT) must be paid. This fee is non-refundable even in the case of an unsuccessful application. If the Admission Committee accepts your application, this application fee will be credited to your account.

Please pay the application fee via PayPal or bank transfer. In the case of bank transfer, please send a transfer confirmation to to allow for quick processing. Please note that an application is only complete once the fee has been received.

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Application fee

200.00 eurosNet application fee

40.00 euros20% VAT

200.00 eurosTotal application fee

240.00 eurosTotal application fee (incl. 20% VAT)

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