New York Armory Arts Week to begin, March 27th-30th

March 25th, 2008

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Crowds at the 2007 Armory via Kopenhagen

The Armory Show pulls droves of collectors, curators, dealers and enthusiasts.  Now in its tenth year, the Armory Show is New York’s largest contemporary art fair. However, many of the satellite fairs that have sprung up as a result of the crowds are not to be missed.  After the jump, a full rundown and schedule…

Companion Fairs offer variety for Armory attendees [NYSun]
SCOPE art fair sets itself apart[NYSun]
Newcomers to Armory Arts week [Artnet]

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John Waters via Armory Arts Week

THE ARMORY SHOW
160 international galleries, 15 of them new to the fair this year, are showing work exclusively by living artists. Last year over 52,000 visitors came and contributed to over $85 million in sales.
Getting There:
Pier 94 located at the corner of 12th Avenue and 55th Street
Dates:
Thursday, March 27–Saturday, March 29: Noon–8 pm
Sunday, March 30: Noon–7 pm
ARMORY [Armory Show]

ART NOW
Getting There:
Hotel 30/30 located at 30 East 30th Street between Park and Madison Avenues
Dates:
Thursday, March 27: 11 am–8 pm
Friday, March 28: 11 am–9 pm
Saturday, March 29: 11 am–8 pm
Sunday, March 30: 11 am–6 pm
ART NOW [ART NOW Fair]

BRIDGE
This is the inaugural year for BRIDGE New York. BRIDGE made a name for itself in Chicago, London and Miami and will be hosting over 60 exhibitors.
Getting There:
The Waterfront 222 12th Avenue between 27th and 28th Streets
Dates:
Friday, March 28–Saturday, March 29: Noon–9 pm
Sunday, March 30: Noon–7 pm
BRIDGE [BRIDGE Art Fair]

DISARMORY
Getting There:
201 Mulberry street located between Spring and Kenmare Streets
Friday, March 28 – Saturday, March 29: 6-11pm
Sunday, March 30: 7-10pm
DISARMORY [DISARMORY Art Fair]

DiVA
A Series of containers and spaces featuring video works.
Getting There:
Locations between West 20th and West 26th street, between 10th and 11th Avenues
Dates:
Tuesday, March 25-Sunday, March 3o: noon-8pm
Thursday, March 27: 6-10pm, “26th Street After Dark (DiVA Block Party)”, DJs, Hot Dog Stands, and Limousines as Bars
View & RSVP their other events online
DiVA
[DiVA Art Fair]

LA ART IN NEW YORK
Getting There:
Located at the Altman Building, 135 West 18th Street
Dates:
Thursday, March 27: 1-8pm
Friday, March 28-Saturday, March 29: 10am-8pm
Sunday, March 30: 10am-6pm
LA Art in New York [LA Art in NY Fair]

POOL
Getting There:
Located at Hotel Chelsea, 222 West 23rd Street
Thursday, March 28-Sunday, March 30: noon-8pm
Thursday, March 28: 8:30-10:30pm Party at Star Lounge
POOL [POOL Art Fair]

PULSE
PULSE features a wide array of works from over 70 established and emerging galleries.
Getting There:
Pier 40 located in Tribeca at the corner of West Houston Street and the West Side Highway
Dates:
Thursday, March 27–Saturday, March 29: Noon–8 pm
Sunday, March 30: Noon–5 pm
PULSE [PULSE Art Fair]

RED DOT
This hotel-based fair will exhibit less established but no less promising galleries on three floors of the Park South Hotel.
Getting There:
Park South Hotel located at 124 East 28th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues
Dates:
Thursday, March 27–Saturday, March 29: 11 am–8 pm
Sunday, March 30: 11 am–7 pm
RED DOT [RED DOT Fair]

SCOPE
SCOPE is known for it’s ambitious installations and showcasing of extremely talented artists that are as of yet under the radar.
Getting There:
The SCOPE Pavilion is located at the Lincoln Center in Damrosch Park on the corner of 62nd Street and 10th Avenue
Dates:
Wednesday, March 26, 2008: 3 pm–9 pm
Thursday, March 27–Saturday, March 29: 10 am–8 pm
Sunday, March 30: 10 am–6 pm
SCOPE[SCOPE Art Fair]

VOLTA
VOLTA NY will be invitational entitled “The Eye of the Beholder.” The focus will be placed on individula artists
Getting There:
7 West 34th Street
Dates:
Thursday, March 27–Sunday, March 30: 1–9 pm
VOLTA[VOLTA Art Fair]