Armory Week(s) actually kicks off today with the opening night of ADAA Art Show.To help you prepare for the glorious madness that is Armory Arts Week, we’ve put together a list of the fairs that will descend on New York City next week.


The ADAA Art ShowFebruary 27–March 4

courtesy of the Art Show

Location: Park Ave Armory

The lowdown: Organized annually by the Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA), The Art Show offers collectors, arts professionals, and the public the opportunity to engage with artworks of the highest quality through intimately scaled and thoughtfully curated exhibitions that encourage close looking and active conversation with gallerists.

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Spring/Break Art ShowMarch 6–12

Greg Haberny “Unhinged,” Photo: Catinca Tabacaru


4 Times Square, NYC (Chashama), Entrance at 140 West 43rd Street

The lowdown: SPRING/BREAK Art Show is an internationally recognized 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.

Hours and Tickets



The Armory ShowMarch 8–11

Photo// hyperallergic 

Location: Pier 92 & 94

The lowdown: The Armory Show is New York City’s premier art fair and a leading cultural destination for discovering and collecting the world’s most important 20th- and 21st-century art. Staged on Piers 92 & 94, The Armory Show features presentations by over 200 leading international galleries, innovative artist commissions and dynamic public programs.

Hours and Tickets



NADAMarch 8–11

NADA New York  Skylight Clarkson Square, Photograph by Casey Kelbaugh

Location: Skylight Clarkson Sq., 550 Washington Street

The lowdown: The New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA), the definitive non-profit arts organization dedicated to the cultivation, support, and advancement of new voices in contemporary art, will take over Skylight Clarkson Sq. NADA will also launch a new prize, which will recognize a gallery in the fair’s Projects section.

Hours and Tickets



Volta NYMarch 8–11

photo // courtesy of VOLTA

Location: Pier 90

The lowdown: VOLTA NY is a contemporary art fair comprised of solo projects by leading and emerging international artists. 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.

Hours and Tickets



Art on PaperMarch 8–11

photo // courtesy of Art on Paper

Location: Pier 36

The lowdown: Art on Paper returns to downtown Manhattan’s Pier 36 in March of 2018 with eighty galleries featuring top modern and contemporary paper-based art. Art on Paper’s medium-driven focus lends itself to significant projects – unique moments that have set the fair apart and established an important destination for the arts in New York City.

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Clio Art FairMarch 8–11

photo // courtesy of Clio Art Fair

Location: 335 W. 35th St.

The lowdown: CLIO ART FAIR is a curated fair created with the idea of discovering independent artists and showcasing the careers and achievements of already affirmed creative minds.

Hours and Tickets



SCOPE NYMarch 9–11

photo // courtesy of SCOPE

Location: 125 W. 18th St

The lowdown: 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.

Tickets and Hours



Independent New YorkMarch 9–11

photo // courtesy of Independent

Location: 50 Varick St

The lowdown: Part consortium, part collective, Independent lies somewhere between a collective exhibition and a reexamination of the art fair model, reflecting the changing attitudes and growing challenges for artists, galleries, curators and collectors.

Hours and Tickets


top image// Photo // courtesy of BFA and The Armory Show