Update Your Calendar With These Fall 2022 Events

Elsa Schiaparellie, detail of "Phoebus" cape, winter 1937-1938. Wool and embroidery, Musuem of Decorative Arts. Don Elsa Schiaparelli, UFAC, 1973 (Photo by Valerie Belin)

Fall is here, and when it comes to events for art, fashion, and interior design lovers, there are so many on the calendar! From museum exhibits to fashion and interior design shows to a few events dedicated to empowering women and the lifestyle industry as a whole, it is safe to say we have 2022 fall events to love rounded up pretty well in this article! And if we missed anything, we hope you let us know!

Fall Events 2022, Museum Exhibits

For Art Lovers

Close Enough: New Perspectives from 12 Women Photographers of Magnum

Thru January 9, 2023
@ International Center of Photography, New York, NY USA

Coinciding with the 75th anniversary of the photo agency Magnum, ICP presents an exhibit of pivotal projects from the careers of 12 of the agency’s contemporary female photographers.

The Double: Identity and Difference in Art since 1900

Thru October 31
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC USA

Just days after the National Gallery of Art’s East Building reopens, the museum will debut the first major exhibition to consider both how and why modern artists have used the technique of doubling in their work. Themes ranging from the psychological to the perceptual to self-identity will be at the heart of The Double, featuring the work of Matisse, Duchamp, Gorky, Rauschenberg, Johns, Warhol, and many more.

One with Eternity: Yayoi Kusama in the Hirshhorn Collection

Thru November 27
Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC USA

Since 1996, the Hirshorn has collected art by Yayoi Kusama. During this exhibit, five of Kusama’s works from the museum’s permanent collection, including two of the artist’s transcendent Infinity Mirror Rooms will be on display in tribute to the visionary artist.

Vermeer’s Secrets

October 8–January 8, 2023
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC USA

Fewer than 35 paintings by Johannes Vermeer are known today. In this highly focused exhibit, 6 works are examined, four from NGA’s collection considered to be authentic, and two paintings now known as forgeries.

Objects of Desire: Surrealism and Design 1924–Today

October 14–February 19, 2023
The Design Museum, London, UK

Surrealism had a massive impact, perhaps as one of the most important movements of the 20th century. This showcase explores its impact on the design world over the past 100 years through a series of works.

Wall plates no. 116 from the series Tema e Variazioni [Theme and Variations], after 1950, Piero Fornasetti, Silk print on porcelain. Fornasetti Archive
Wall plates no. 116 from the series Tema e Variazioni [Theme and Variations], after 1950, Piero Fornasetti, Silk print on porcelain. Fornasetti Archive. The Objects of Desire: Surrealism and Design 1924–Today Exhibit, London

Edward Hopper’s New York

October 19–March 5, 2023
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY USA

Edward Hopper spent most of his life in New York City, painting the city through his eyes. This exhibit explores Hopper’s life and works through his city pictures, from his early sketches to his later paintings of urban experiences.

Cubism and the Trompe L’Oeil Tradition

October 20–January 22, 2023
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY USA

This exhibition offers a new view of Cubism, made famous by artists such as Picasso, by proposing a relationship between the style and the historical tradition of trompe l’oeil painting.

Alex Katz: Gathering

October 21–February 20, 2023
Guggenheim Musuem, New York, NY USA

Known for his sleek figurative style beginning in the 1940s, this exhibit, prepared in consultation with Alex Katz himself, explores a grand retrospective of the 95-year-old painter’s work.

Wolfgang Tillmans: To Look Without Fear

Thru January 1, 2023
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY USA

German photographer Wolfgang Tillmans’ first solo exhibit. Known for photographs that showcase his curiosity about modern life and its nuances, his work ranges from poetic to banal.

I Dream a World: Selections from Brian Lanker’s Portraits of Remarkable Black Women

Thru January 29, 2023
National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC USA

Featuring women such as Maya Angelou, Rosa Parks, and Oprah Winfrey, who have made an impact through the arts, activism, literature, and politics, this two-part exhibit showcases the masterful work of photographer Brian Lanker.

Maya Angelou, Gelatin silver print, 1988 by Brian Lanker (Photo © Brian Lanker Archive)
Maya Angelou, Gelatin silver print, 1988 by Brian Lanker (Photo © Brian Lanker Archive)


October 5–February 27, 2023
Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, France

This grand exhibition creates an unprecedented dialogue between the work of American Abstract Expressionist Joan Mitchell and Impressionist Claude Monet. Born generations apart, both are heralded for the distinctive methods by which they responded to their surroundings.

One Life: Maya Lin

Thru April 16, 2023
National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC USA

Discover the life of Maya Lin in this biographical exhibition of the architect, sculptor, and environmentalist. Lin is perhaps most known for designing the Vietnam Veterans’ Memorial in DC.

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For Fashion Lovers

Fashioning Masculinities: The Art of Menswear

Thur November 6
V&A South Kensington, London, UK

At a moment of unprecedented creativity in men’s fashion and reflection on gender, this exhibition explores how designers, tailors, and artists – and their clients and sitters – have constructed and performed masculinity and unpicked it at the seams.

Azzedine Alaïa: The Art of Fashion

Thru October 29
SCAD Lacoste – Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA USA

This is the first exhibition dedicated to Azzedine Alaïa in Provence and a selection of outfits from the designer’s archives. Twenty designs representative of her career evoke her timeless aesthetic and celebrate her legendary career.

Objects of Desire: Photography and the Language of Advertising

Thru December 18
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA USA

Many artists and photographers have played with the art of advertising, from Barbara Kruger to Lucas Blalock; this exhibit explores the many layers of the language of the ad industry.

Golds and Treasures, 3000 years of Chinese ornaments

December 1–April 14, 2023
The School of Jewelry Arts, Paris, France

Since the first evidence of the use of gold in the 5th millennium BC, the product has fascinated and amazed the world. Explore the symbolism of gold through a collection of ornaments covering more than 3,000 years of Chinese history.

Shocking! Les Mondes Surréalistes d’Elsa Schiaparelli

Thru January 22, 2023
Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France

An exhibition all about celebrating the bold and exciting creations of Italian couturière Elsa Schiaparelli. Living from 1890-1973, the artist drew much of her inspiration from her close ties to the Parisian avant-garde of the 1920s and 1930s.

fashion events fall 2022 Elsa Schiaparellie, detail of "Phoebus" cape, winter 1937-1938. Wool and embroidery, Musuem of Decorative Arts. Don Elsa Schiaparelli, UFAC, 1973 (Photo by Valerie Belin)
Elsa Schiaparelli, detail of “Phoebus” cape, winter 1937-1938. Wool and embroidery, Museum of Decorative Arts. Don Elsa Schiaparelli, UFAC, 1973 (Photo by Valerie Belin)

Virgil Abloh: Figures of Speech

Thru January 29, 2023
Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY USA

Honoring the symbolic fashion designer Virgil Abloh’s life and career, this exhibit serves as a continuation of the late designer’s “Figures of Speech” exhibition.

Queer Maximalism x Machine Dazzle

Thru February 19, 2023
Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY USA

The first solo exhibition dedicated to artist Matthew Flower (US, b. 1972), known as Machine Dazzle. A master of queer maximalism, this exhibit explores the provocative and commanding costume and drag creations of the artist.

Revolution à la Mode: Fashion and Music in Revolutionary France

Thru March 5, 2023
Minneapolis Museum of Art, Minneapolis, MN USA

In the years before France’s revolution, the first modern fashion magazines were issued in France—and a surprising number of them ended up at the Minneapolis Institute of Art.

Africa Fashion

Thur April 16, 2023
V&A South Kensington, London, UK

Spanning iconic mid-20th century to contemporary creatives through photographs, textiles, music, and the visual arts, Africa Fashion will explore the vitality and global impact of a fashion scene as dynamic and varied as the continent itself.

Models holding hands, Lagos, Nigeria, 2019 by Stephen Tayo. Courtesy Lagos Fashion Week / The V&A
Models holding hands, Lagos, Nigeria, 2019 by Stephen Tayo. Courtesy Lagos Fashion Week / The V&A

45 Stories in Jewelry: 1947 to Now

Thru April 16, 2023
Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY USA

Selected by an advisory committee to represent significant developments in art jewelry since the mid-century, this exhibit showcases jewelry artists for whom anything can serve as inspiration—from a material or found object to the pressing social and political issues of our time.

For All Creative Minds

Annes 80. Mode, Design, Graphisme en France

October 13–April 16, 2023
Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France

The 1980s in France are considered a political watershed and an artistic turning point in the fields of fashion, design, and graphic arts, where postmodernism opens up all artistic possibilities. In celebration of the 1980s, this exhibit brings together over 700 works of art, including objects, furniture, fashion, posters, photographs, videos, album covers, and more, retracing the frenzied decade in France.

Human Brains: It Begins With An Idea

Thru November 2022
Fondazione Prada Venzia, Venice, Italy

“Human Brains” is the culmination of an intensive investigative process undertaken since 2018 by Fondazione Prada in the field of neuroscience, driven by a deep interest to understand the human brain, the complexity of its functions, and its centrality to human history.

Hallyu! The Korean Wave

Thru June 25, 2023
V&A South Kensington, London, UK

This exhibit showcases the dynamic pop culture of South Korea, exploring the beginning of the Korean Wave and its global impact on the creative industries of cinema, drama, music, fandom, beauty, and fashion.

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Fall 2022 Fashion Events

ModaLisboa | Oasis | Lisboa Fashion Week

October 6–9
Lisboa Social Mitra, Lisbon, Portugal

A fashion event dedicated to the artistic and plural domain of Fashion, with expository, performative, educational, and thought derivatives. At the core, the shows and presentations, because Fashion Designers are unmistakably vectors of development and innovation in this march of time.

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LA Fashion Week

October 6–9
Los Angeles, CA USA

Fashion direct from one of the most glamorous cities on Earth!

Portugal Fashion SS23

October 11–15
Porto, Portugal

One of the most important fashion events in the country, Portugal Fashion gives visibility to the country’s top fashion designers.

NYFW Bridal

October 11–14
New York, NY USA

Over 40 designers will unveil their newest bridal collections with runway shows, presentations, and private appointments.

Beautyworld Middle East

October 31–November 2
Dubai World Trade Center, UAE

The largest international trade fair for beauty products, hair, fragrances, and well-being in the Middle East. As one of the most influential and visited beauty trade shows in the world, the show offers trade visitors the convenience of meeting over 800 companies face to face over three days for serious business.

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Le Biennale de Lyon

Thru December 31
Lyon, France

The 16th Lyon Biennale: “Manifesto of Fragility” structures around three distinct yet inter-connected layers, where fragility and resistance are explored through the lens of the individual, the city, and the world, respectively.

Venice Design Week 2022

October 1–9
Venice, Italy

Venice Design Week is a festival featuring a week-long series of exhibitions, events, and activities that seek to promote and celebrate design.

Decorex 2022

October 9–12
Olympia London, UK

An unparalleled opportunity for interior design professionals to discover exquisite creations from over 400 international exhibitors, returning to its high-end roots at the heart of West Kensington following a successful four-year run at Syon Park. This is one of London’s most luxurious fall 2022 interior design events.

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PAD London Design + Art

October 10–16
Berkeley Square, London, UK

Founded in 2007 by fourth-generation Parisian antique dealer Patrick Perrin, PAD London is the only fair in the UK exclusively dedicated to 20th-century and contemporary Design. 

New York Tabletop Show

October 18–21
41 Madison Avenue, New York, NY USA

The bi-annual show welcomes retailers, interior designers, chefs, restaurateurs, architects, media, and other tabletop professionals from around the globe to meet and experience new offerings from the industry’s finest brands.

Paris+ par Art Basel

October 20–23
Grand Palais Éphémère, Paris, France

Taking place in the heart of the French capital, this show will build bridges with France’s cultural industries to create a flagship event radiating throughout the city, embedded in its exceptional cultural ecosystem.

AKAA: Also Known As Africa

October 21–23
Carreau du Temple, Paris, France

The contemporary art and design fair focused on Africa returns for its seventh edition with 38 international galleries and 129 artists to inspire!

High Point Market Fall 2022

October 22–26
High Point, NC USA

The largest home furnishings industry trade show in the world, with over 10 million square feet by roughly 2000 exhibitors throughout about 180 buildings. This is a must for fall 2022 interior design events!

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Salon Art + Design 2022

November 10–14
Park Avenue Armory, New York, NY USA

Presenting the world’s best design – vintage, modern and contemporary – enhanced by blue-chip 20th-century art, and features leading art and design galleries from all over the world, spotlighting the trends of collectible design.

Dubai Design Week

November 8–13
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

In partnership with Dubai Design District (d3), this event returns for its 8th edition, providing a platform to express design through installations, exhibitions, and overall experiential mediums.

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Design Miami/ 2022

November 30–December 4
Miami Beach, Florida USA

The 18th edition of Design Miami/, curated by Curatorial Director Maria Cristina Didero. This year’s program will explore the theme of “The Golden Age: Looking to the Future”, celebrating a tomorrow of our own creation.

Art Basel Miami Beach

December 1–3
Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, Florida USA

The American edition of Art Basel Switzerland hosts leading galleries from five continents showcasing significant works by masters of Modern and contemporary art, as well as the new generation of emerging stars.

Fall 2022 Showhouses

2022 Kips Bay Show House Dallas VIRTUAL TOUR

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Show House is only open virtually—but virtual or not, this show house is filled with design inspiration by top Texas talent!

2022 Kingston Design Showhouse

October 7–23
60 Maiden Lane, Kingston, NY

Every year, the Kingston Design Connection hosts a Showhouse encouraging local sourcing and while promoting Hudson Valley design on a national platform. It is also a wildly inspiring showcase of some of the most creative and skilled talent in the Hudson Valley.

Holiday House NYC

November 10–December 11

This year the Holiday House NYC is taking over two fabulous penthouse apartments in The Kent, a 30-story luxury residential tower located on Manhattan’s East Side. This will surely be a fall 2022 event to see if you love design!

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More Fall 2022 Conferences, Expos & Festivals

Hotel & Resort Innovation Expo

October 19–20
ExCel Exhibition Centre, London, UK

An expo offering unparalleled coverage to hoteliers looking to enhance their offering through the latest innovative solutions. Bringing the latest products and technologies along with a showcase of the advancements, trends, and sustainability within the sector.

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Hotel & Resort Innovation Expo

World Summit AI

October 12–13
Amsterdam, Netherlands

The world’s largest tech summit for the entire applied AI ecosystem, including; enterprise, big tech, startups, investors, and science.

3rd Annual Interior Design Business Success Summit

October 12–14
Dallas Market Center, Dallas, TX USA

For interior designers who want to build industry connections and learn from experts on how to truly elevate their business. And meet other badass design professionals … because

TED Women Presents

October 24–28

An online festival offering interviews with leading women on change, work, rights, the future and joy.

Web Summit Lisbon

November 1–4
Lisbon, Portugal

Bringing together 70,000+ people, and the companies redefining the tech industry, Web Summit Lisbon is the world’s premier texh conference.

The Luxury Travel Fair

November 3–6
Olympia London, UK

Bringing together personalities, travelers, and expedition leaders to share their tales and experiences alongside some of the best travel agents and specialists in the country.


November 13–14
Javits Center, New York, NY USA

Connecting boutique hospitality brands and designers with exceptional vendors, insider experiences, and hospitality products. For those that want to push boundaries, grow their business, and explore the unexpected, this is a fall 2022 event must for you.

HX: The Hotel Experience

November 13–14
Javits Center, New York, NY USA

Discover today’s must-have guest amenities and operating supplies. Co-located with BD|NY, this event features the essential products and services that ultimately increase hotel profitability and improve the guest experience.

Inspire Luxury Hospitality Conference

December 14–15
Phoenix, AZ USA

Back for its 11th edition, INSPIRE brings together leaders from all areas of luxury hospitality to share best practices, showcase innovation and meet with partners that can ensure your business will thrive.

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