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5 Art Events to Check out in NYC This Weekend

Art Zealous editors pick for events to check out this weekend.

 

Thursday, January 18

1. The Modern Party at MoMA

photo Carly Gaebe // Steadfast Studio

Celebrate MoMA’s special exhibitions and collection with access to all Museum galleries, including the critically acclaimed Items: Is Fashion Modern? and Stephen Shore. Tickets include an open bar, light snacks, a special opportunity to monogram limited-edition Items products in the Museum Store, a DJ set, and more. It’s a members only event, so before buying tickets, make sure you’re a member. 11 West 53rd Street, NYC

 

 

Friday, January 19-21

2. Outsider Art Fair

photo // courtesy of OAF

Founded in 1993 in New York, the Fair is the hallmark event championing self-taught artists. OAF is the original art fair concentrating specifically on self-taught art created outside the mainstream, and hosts exhibited works by acknowledged masters, including Henry Darger, Martín Ramírez, Bill Traylor, Thornton Dial, and William Edmundson, as well as contemporary figures like George Widener, M’onma, Susan Te Kahurangi King, ACM and Helen Rae. Purchase ticketsMetropolitan Pavilion, 125 West 18th Street, NYC

 

 

3. Winter Antiques Show at the Park Avenue Armory

photo // courtesy of the Winter Antiques Show

The Winter Antiques Show is the leading art, antiques, and design fair in America, featuring 70 of the world’s top experts in the fine and decorative arts. Held at the historic Park Avenue Armory in New York City, the Show highlights a dynamic mix of works dating from ancient times through the present day, and maintains the highest standards of quality in the art market. Each object at the fair is vetted for authenticity, date, and condition by a committee of 150 experts from the United States and Europe. Purchase tickets643 Park Avenue, NYC

 

 

Saturday, January 20

4. Winter Weekend at Storm King Art Center

Mark di Suvero, Frog Legs, 2002. ©Mark di Suvero, Courtesy the Artist and Spacetime C.C., NY.

Enjoy access to Storm King during the off-season and explore the grounds in the winter landscape. The Art Center gate will open at 11AM and a walking tour will be held at 1PM on both Saturday and Sunday, which is open to the public on a first come first served basis. Members will have the opportunity to take a guided Snowshoe Tour of the grounds and warm up in the Member-only Lounge with a hot cup of cocoa or coffee and apple cider doughnuts. More information1 Museum Road, New Windsor, NY

 

 

5. Oliver Payne Chill Out at the Whitney Museum of American Art

Image courtesy Oliver Payne

Artist Oliver Payne invites visitors to listen to the album Chill Out by the British electronic group The KLF. Bring a blanket or a pillow. No phones, no photography, no talking. More information99 Gansevoort Street, NYC

 


top image // courtesy of Storm King Art Center