Tribeca Art+Culture Night kicks off the summer with its 11th edition on June 20th featuring over 200+ artists & creatives in over 25+ Lower Manhattan spaces.
On June 20, Tribeca Art+Culture Night will feature over 25 diverse Lower Manhattan spaces. With its program of exhibitions, performances, curator-led tours, walkthroughs, talks and workshops, this Summer edition of Tribeca Art+Culture Night will spotlight contemporary art, design, fashion, dance, music and crafts, and feature popular and less well-known locations in Tribeca (including spaces typically closed to the public). At each venue, attendees can interact directly with Non-profits Directors, Curators and/or Artists, who are present all evening to introduce their work/space to Tribeca Art Nighters.
During Tribeca Art+Culture Night, you’ll dream along with 150 rarely seen drawings by Leipzig school artist Neo Rauch featured in the first ever US exhibition devoted to his works on paper (The Drawing Center), be inspired by David Hockney’s C.P. Cavafy-inspired etchings and screening of his creative process in the film “Love’s Presentation” by James Scott (Anita Rogers Gallery), examine the consequences of heavy customs control on artworks travelling in the Middle East with Art in Custody (apexart), learn the art of Summer Hat Making (BM Franklin), get transported by a live music performance by Church Street School’s incredibly talented pianists Kevin Bernstein and Yvonne Troxler on a Sing For Hope Piano painted by Alpana Mittal “Têjaswini” (Duane Park), celebrate Pride Month with an incredible mix of dedicated local #Stonewall50 exhibitions, and an exclusive Vogue Performance with the Legendary Monster LaBeija, travel throughout Tribeca with artist NIC Kay’s itinerant art performance (various locations), explore during this evening only, the largest collection of vinyl in America with B. George, (Archive of Contemporary Music –ARC), enjoy a special live band performance by Susequehanna Industrial Tool & Die Co., meet lens-based artist Pacifico Silano and learn about print culture, circulation of imagery and LGBTQ Identity (AIM- The Bronx Museum of The Arts), be transported by the works of 12 different artists during White Street Open Studios (50 White St.), recharge your body with a crystal-based sound bath (AQUA Studio), see artworks through the eyes of experts with guided-tours led by Natalie Angles (Executive Director of Residency Unlimited), Rebecca Pristoop (Artistic Director of Art Connects) and independent curator Eva Mayhabal Davis from Spring Break Art Fair, and so much more!
25+ participating venues to this Summer edition are: AIM at the Block Gallery, Bronx Museum of the Arts / Anita Rogers Gallery / Apexart / AQUA Studio / ARC – Archive of Contemporary Music / Art Projects International / Barney Savage Gallery / BM Franklin / Cheryl Hazan / Church Street School for Music and Art / Duane Park / Launch F18 / Leslie-Lohman Museum / New York Academy of Art / Pearl River Mart / Postmasters Gallery / Sapar Contemporary / Shirley Fiterman Art Center / Soho Photo Gallery / The Drawing Center / The Untitled Space / Twenty First Gallery / Whitespace / White Street Studio / Y2K Group
RSVP & Tickets can be booked here
About the Tribeca Art District
Tribeca is the new up-and-coming arts district in NYC. A cultural hub as emerged in the neighborhood that now counts 90+ spaces dedicated to the arts. The Tribeca Arts District is the current home of, namely Postmasters, New York Academy of Art, Alexander & Bonin, Lubov, apexart, Ortuzar Projects, Bronx Museum’s Artist Residency, 205 Hudson Gallery, and Bortolami. More galleries are announced to arrive in the coming months, such as The Journal Gallery, Andrew Kreps Gallery, kauffman repetto, Denny Dimin Gallery and CANADA, as well as James Cohan and join what is now the fastest growing art district in NYC. James Cohan Gallery and art dealer Lisa Schiff has also been announced to open new spaces, along with the special project space 55 Walker St. and Artists Space‘s new two-story space on White St.
About Tribeca Art+Culture Night
Tribeca Art+Culture Night is a downtown festival that celebrates the arts at large in Tribeca and takes place in 30 multiple and diverse spaces. It is free and open to the public. The event presents a program of events like a FESTIVAL, showcases venues/organizations like an OPEN ART FAIR, unlocks spaces to the public like an OPEN HOUSE, and offers curated guided–tours showcasing exhibitions like an ART WALK.
It is also an ART MARATHON. Attendees can choose their own adventure mixing exhibitions with workshops, talks, demonstrations and performances. In just 3 hours, from 6-9 PM, visitors join together to attend a curator-led tour, learn a new skill in a creative workshop, watch a live dance performance, and discover the unexpected in a contemporary gallery they may have never found otherwise. TAC Night is an adventurous playground showcasing artists, performers, curators, scientists, chefs, wellness experts, musician, designers, authors, thought leaders and makers.
Each festival runs quarterly and its content changes for every edition. The festival’s upcoming dates in 2019-20 are: June 20, and September 25.
The TAC Festival, founded and curated by Jennifer Famery-Mariani, has featured over 1000 artists, 180 exhibitions, 90 art venues and 80 special events since its inception in 2016. The festival serves an average of 10,000 people of year with over 2500 attending each of the four editions.
Highlights of previous editions include a display of 150 works on paper by Andy Warhol from the period 1950-
80’s, most of which have never been shown in the United States (NYAA), a literary workshop “how to write a
10 min play” (Flea Theater), a neon making demonstration (Let There Be Neon), a one time performance of
“Audience for one” by Jody Oberfelder (Franklin St.), a live painting performance by Muffinhead (Festival
Hub), the reveal of the Bronx Museum’s newly opened artist-in-residence space (AIM – Block Gallery), a
poetry reading by Max Blagg (Duane Park), a collector’s talk with art dealer Stefania Bortolami (Bortolami
Gallery), an Afro-Dance workshop with Angel Kaba (Festival Hub), a knife sharpening workshop (Best Made),
a paper cutting performance with artist Xin Song (Pearl River Gallery), a private tour of Daniel Buren’s in
situ installation (Bortolami), a perfume making workshop (Sue Phillips), an itinerant dance performance
with BC+A (Alexander and Bonin), a puppeteer workshop (Flea Theater), a live classical performance with
Jung Sun Kang x Sing for Hope Pianos (Tribeca Park), a theatrical performance of “Electric Awakening” by
Dennis Yueh Yee Lee & the Living Theatre (Church St. School), a guided tour led by Art Frankly Founder
Karline Moeller and Mana Contemporary’s Curatorial Director Ysabel Pinyol, and so much more!
Diversity and exploration are the key words for our festival starting with the incredible variety of types of venues featured, through the different event formats available for the public to engage with art, to the range of content available during the festival.
Tribeca Art+Culture Night embodies the next generation of art engagement. It supports artists and art organizations, connects them with the public in intimate, experimental, and generative ways. The Festival strives to facilitate the access to Art and connects creatives beyond pre-established cultural categories. It aims to stimulate ideas, imagination, and innovation in the downtown communities
Tribeca Art+Culture Night
Summer Press Release
TACN Edition 11
June 20, 2019, 6-10:30 PM