Thursday, March 1, 2018

Armory Week in New York
March 8 - 11, 2018



One of the biggest art fair weeks of the year for New York City. This year, nine art fairs plus the New York Antiquarian Book Fair will be open. Here's a quick guide to what's going on March 8-11. The Armory Show is located at Piers 92 & 94. It features over 200 galleries, artist commissions (we really like the work of French photographer JR. His work will be displayed near the entrance of The Armory Show) and public programs.

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The Armory Show
Piers 92 & 94
711 12th Avenue at 55th Street
New York, NY 10019
https://www.thearmoryshow.com/

The Armory Show is New York City’s premier art fair for important 20th and 21st-century art. Located on Piers 92 & 94. The show features 200 galleries, innovative artist commissions and public programs. Since its founding in 1994 by four NY gallerists, The Armory Show has become an important yearly art event that welcomes some 65,000 visitors annually.

Preview Day, Wednesday, March 7, Invitation Only

Public Hours:
Thursday, March 8, Noon–8pm
Friday, March 9, Noon–8pm
Saturday, March 10, Noon–8pm
Sunday, March 11, 12–6pm


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Art On Paper
Pier 36
299 South Street
New York, NY 10002
http://thepaperfair.com/ny

Art on Paper returns to downtown Manhattan's Pier 36 with eighty galleries featuring top modern and contemporary paper-based art. They have once again managed to get a great selection of participating galleries for this years show.

Preview, Thursday, March 8, 6pm to 10pm

Public Hours:
Friday, March 9; 11–7pm
Saturday, March 10; 11–7pm
Sunday, March 11; Noon–6pm


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CLIO Art Fair
335 West 35th Street
New York, NY 10001
http://www.clioartfair.com/

This is a curated fair, created with the idea of discovering independent artists. By specifically targeting artists without any exclusive NYC gallery representation, CLIO ART FAIR focuses attention on the kinds of contemporary art and interventions that are being created by independent artists the world over.

VIP Opening Reception, Thursday, March 8, 6pm-9pm, Tickets $90
Art Lovers Networking Breakfast, Friday, March 9; 10am–Noon, Tickets $25
Art Lovers Networking Breakfast, Saturday, March 10; 10am–Noon, Tickets $25

Public Hours:
Friday, March 9, Noon–8pm
Saturday, March 10, Noon–8pm
Sunday, March 11, Noon–6pm


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Collective Design
Skylight Clarkson North
572 Washington Street
New York, NY 10014
http://collectivedesignfair.com/

Building upon a growing audience for collectible design and art, Collective Design has become a vital part of New York’s cultural calendar; the fair illuminates both the design process and the diversity of our material culture, promoting a spirit of discovery that resonates with new and seasoned collectors alike.

Public Hours:
Friday, March 9, 11–8pm
Saturday, March 10, 11–8pm
Sunday, March 11, 11–5pm


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Independent
Spring Studios
50 Varick Street
New York, NY 10013
http://www.independenthq.com/

This is a curated forum or curated platform of galleries, some are very establish, some are newer galleries, and some exhibits come from curators, all trying to find their way in the art world. The individual concepts for presentation are met with custom spaces that are curated in relation to one another, allowing for dynamic conversation between the exhibitions, participants and visitors.

Private Viewing, Thursday, March 8, Invitation Only

Public Hours:
Friday, March 9, Noon–7pm
Saturday, March 10, Noon–7pm
Sunday, March 11, Noon–6pm


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NADA New York
Skylight Clarkson Square
550 Washington Street
New York, NY 10014
https://www.newartdealers.org/

Founded in 2002, New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) is a not-for-profit 501c6 collective of professionals working with contemporary art. Members includes both galleries (including non-profit spaces) and individuals (art professionals, independent curators, and established gallery directors). This is a highly regarded fair, featuring many favorite galleries.

VIP Preview by Invitation, Thursday, March 8, 10am–2pm
Opening Preview by Invitation, Thursday, March 8, 12–2pm

Public Hours:
Thursday, March 8, 2pm–8pm
Friday, March 9, Noon–8pm
Saturday, March 10, Noon–8pm
Sunday, March 11, Noon–6pm


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New York Antiquarian Book Fair
Park Avenue Armory
643 Park Avenue (Between 66/67 Streets)
New York, NY 10065
https://www.nyantiquarianbookfair.com/

Book lovers will find a fascinating treasure trove at the Park Avenue Armory. Over 200 American and international dealers will exhibit at this years Antiquarian Book Fair, bringing a vast selection of rare books, maps, manuscripts, illuminated manuscripts and ephemera.

Preview, Thursday, March 8, 5pm-9pm

Public Hours:
Friday, March 9, Noon–8pm
Saturday, March 10, Noon–7pm
Sunday, March 11, Noon–5pm


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Scope Art Show
Metropolitan Pavilion
125 West 18th Street (Between 6th and 7th Avenue)
New York, NY 10011
https://scope-art.com/

The 18th edition of SCOPE New York returns to its Chelsea location at Metropolitan Pavilion. Known for presenting groundbreaking contemporary work, SCOPE New York will welcome 60 international exhibitors at its centrally-located venue.

VIP / Press Preview, Thursday, March 8, 6pm-9pm
VIP Cardholders + Accredited Press or by Invitation Only

Public Hours:
Friday, March 9, 11am–8pm
Saturday, March 10, 11am–8pm
Sunday, March 11, 11am–7pm


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Spring Break Art Show
4 Times Square
Entrance at 144 West 43rd Street
New York, NY 10036
http://www.springbreakartshow.com/

An exhibition platform using underused, atypical and historic New York City exhibition spaces to activate and challenge the traditional cultural landscape of the art market, typically but not exclusively during Armory Arts Week. The seventh annual fair will be held from March 6th – March 12th, 2018 at 4 Times Square.

Collectors Preview, Tuesday, March 6, 11am-5pm
Press Preview, Tuesday, March 6, 3pm-5pm
Opening Night, Tuesday, March 6, 5pm-9pm

Public Hours:
Wednesday, March 7, 11am–6pm
Thursday, March 8, 11am–6pm
Friday, March 9, 11am–6pm
Saturday, March 10, 11am–6pm
Sunday, March 11, 11am–6pm
Monday, March 12, 11am–6pm


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VOLTA NY
Pier 90
12th AVE at West 50th Street
New York, NY 10019
http://voltashow.com/

VOLTA NY is a contemporary art fair comprised of solo projects by leading and emerging international artists and galleries. The American incarnation of the original Basel VOLTA show, VOLTA NY has since its 2008 debut operated as a beacon for creative discovery and social engagement during Armory Arts Week.
Preview, Guest of Honor and Press, Wednesday, March 7, 4pm-6pm
VIP + Public Vernissage, Wednesday, March 7, 6pm-9pm

Public Hours:
Thursday, March 8, Noon–8pm
Friday, March 9, Noon–8pm
Saturday, March 10, Noon–8pm
Sunday, March 11, 12–5pm


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Dan Fear for Art-Collecting.com
http://art-collecting.com

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