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This Week in Art: February 27th – March 5th

Armory Week is officially here. While the fairs are the main attraction (view our Armory Guide here) there’s still plenty of events to check out. From The Armory Party to Lincoln Center Gala, there’s something for everyone.

 

 

March 1st

Event: The Armory Party at MoMA / Ticket

Photo // courtesy of The Armory Show

The Museum of Modern Art will host its Armory Party yet again featuring a live performance by St. Lucia
and DJ set by Helado Negro. The evening reception, along with the daytime Early Access Preview at Piers 92 and 94, benefits MoMA’s exhibition programming.

Museum of Modern Art11 West 53 Street, New York, NY 10019

 

 

March 2nd

Opening: The Armory Show / Ticket

Photo // by Teddy Wolff courtesy of The Armory Show

The Armory Show is New York’s premier art fair and a definitive cultural destination for discovering and collecting the world’s most important 20th and 21st-century artworks. Staged on Piers 92 & 94 from March 2nd – 5th, the fair features presentations by leading international galleries, innovative artist commissions, and dynamic public programs.

The Armory Show, Piers 92 & 94 711 12th Avenue, New York, 10019

 

Event: Young Patrons of Lincoln Center Gala / Ticket

Photo // courtesy of Young Patrons Lincoln Center

This year’s celebration puts a contemporary twist on the classic masquerade of Truman Capote’s famed Black and White Ball. It will be held at the stunning Angel Orensanz Center, a 19th-century synagogue-turned-creative space in Manhattan’s Lower East Side. With a live DJ Set by Hannah Bronfman and Brendan Fallis, cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and a silent auction, the night will be a glamorous affair celebrating one of the world’s premiere arts organizations.

The Angel Orensanz Center, 172 Norfolk Street, New York City

 

 

March 3rd

Event: Art After Dark at the Guggenheim / Ticket

Photo // courtesy of Guggenheim Museum

Centering on special exhibitions, Art After Dark is a series of seasonal events at the Guggenheim Museum. Free for members, $25 general admission. Purchase tickets online in advance or become a member. Once the general public has left for the day, guests enjoy the museum’s landmark building, exhibitions, and a live music element. Cash bar serves wine and beer.

Guggenheim Museum, 1071 5th Avenue New York NY 10128
 
Event: Night at the Museum – Mark Leckey Closing Party at MoMA PS1 / Ticket
Photo // courtesy of MoMA

Celebrate the final weekend of Containers and Their Drivers with Mark Leckey himself during this special Night at the Museum closing party. Offering a last chance to see the acclaimed exhibition, which features iconic works that draw on British nightlife subcultures, the museum will come to life after sundown with a live activation by the artist, festive cocktails, bites by M. Wells, and surprise DJ sets.

MoMA PS1 22-25 Jackson Avenue Queens, NY 11101