Swab Barcelona

Swab Barcelona Art Fair was founded in 2006 to meet the need of Joaquín Díez-Cascón, a collector who wanted to marry his passion for contemporary art with his love of Barcelona. Thus, the show aims to support young artists and emerging talent while bringing the most innovative works to the general public. With 60 international galleries exhibiting here, all kinds of collectors gather from over the world. Prestigious Swab Awards are won by the fair’s best gallery and best emerging artist, and a child-friendly project encourages children to get creative. Additionally, alongside the exhibition itself, there is an interesting programme of activities and talks. Swab, which attracts around 20,000 visitors annually, takes place at the Pavellon Italiano in fall, a month before the other big art fair in Barcelona, LOOP.

Swab Barcelona 2022


Fira de Barcelona
Avinguda de la Reina Maria Cristina
08004 Barcelona

Opening hours

Fall 2022: TBA

Entrance Fee

Swab Day: €12
Swab Pass 3 days: €30
Reduced Entrance: €8
Children Under 14: FREE
Friends Swab: €100



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