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Tribeca Citizen | Tour the neighborhood’s burgeoning gallery district this Thursday

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Tribeca Art+Culture Night celebrates its third anniversary with the 12th edition tour of neighborhood arts spaces on Thursday, Nov. 14, from 6 to 9 p.m. RSVP required. General admission is free, or join the after party with a special $35 VIP ticket.

More than 29 venues are lined up for this edition, opening their doors late for the occasion: The Drawing Center / Leslie-Lohman Museum / Anita Rogers Gallery / Denny Dimin / Monica King Contemporary / The Untitled Space / ON CANAL / Charles Moffett / Off Paradise / Pearl River Mart Gallery / James Cohan / Alexander and Bonin / apexart / SFA Advisory / The Journal Gallery / LAUNCH F18 / Y2K/ The Bronx Museum of the Arts: The Block Gallery / Postmasters Gallery / CHART / Barney Savage Gallery / New York Academy of Art / Dream House – Mela Foundation / Church Street School For Music and Art / Whitespace at Makeable / White Street Studio / Soho Photo Gallery / David Weeks Studio / Sapar Contemporary / Cheryl Hazan Gallery / Steven Amedee / Art Projects International.

The program includes exhibitions, performances, curator-led tours, walkthroughs, talks and workshops. The event will spotlight contemporary art, design, fashion, dance, music and crafts, as well as popular and less well-known locations in Tribeca (including spaces typically closed to the public). At each venue, attendees can interact with directors, curators and artists, who will be present all evening to introduce their work.

TAC Night will also host a dazzling closing Art Party, transforming lobbies, walls and lounges into a playground of experiential performances and installations. The festival’s closing reception, attended by philanthropists, artists, curators, entrepreneurs, gallerists, designers, collectors, explorers, writers, and thought leaders, will send all participants on a creative safari. RSVP to attend the Art Party from 8 to 10:30 p.m.

Some highlights:
o Speed date more than 100 artists in three group exhibitions (James Cohan, CHART, Off Paradise)
o Learn how to draw cartoons and create a ‘gag’ with illustrator Gene Myers (Church Street School)
o Be blown away by street performances by Alice Farley’s Surrealist Theatre
o Explore the relationship between Art x Justice with exhibitions The Criminal Type (apexart), The Pencil Is a Key (The Drawing Center), audio documentary The Freedom of Speech itself (Alexander and Bonin)
o Enjoy an Itinerant Tango Dance Performance with Eilla Valls & Tomas Corbalan (Monica King Contemporary, Soho Photo Gallery)
o Celebrate 20 years with gallerist James Cohan, who talks about the history of the gallery since its creation in the fall of ’99 (James Cohan Gallery)
o Talk Art x Nature with artists Gabriela Albergaria and Jorge Otero-Pailos discussing nature’s afterlife (Sapar Contemporary)
o Get the insider scoop on the Tribeca Mobster Scene since the 1920s with Cartoon Vocalist Zero Boy (Whitespace)
o Take a guided tour led by Omar Lopez, artistic director and curator of Untitled Fair (various locations)
o Tell your side of the story with a Mystery Collaborative Story Experience with Hécatombe Magazine x Hidden Currencies (NYAA)
o Immerse yourself in ‘Objectified,’ a live body painting performance by Trina Merry (The Untitled Space)
o Discover & chat live with five different artists during Open Artist Studios (Block Gallery – Bronx Museum)
o Honor Key Creatives Figures Virginia Zabriskie and Glenn O’Brien (CHART, Off Paradise)
o Swing to live jazz with Michael Eaton’s quartet (Church Street School)
o Enjoy a reading series showcasing cartoonists and animators (Pearl River)
o Catch Cheng-Ta‘s performance as part of Performa Biennal 19 (On Canal)
And so much more!





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