Apply to AIRspaceApplications due May 31
Abrons Arts Center annually supports four visual art residencies for New York City based artists. Residents receive a monetary award for their participation in the program, as well as a semi-private studio for nine months at the Abrons facility, located in the Lower East Side of Manhattan.
Kinstillatory Mappings in Light and Dark MatterA monthly fire-side gathering on the Lower East Side
Hosted by Emily Johnson/Catalyst and Abrons Arts Center, join us every month from March to July for bon fires in the Abrons amphitheater. Sit by the fire and welcome the evening with neighbors, with stories, food (bring some to share), star knowledge, and dancing. Gather and welcome.
Dates: May 25, June 8, and July 24
From 7-10PM in Abrons Amphitheater | FREE (no RSVP necessary)
Niall Jones: Sis Minor, In Fall [World Premiere]May 31 through June 3, 2018
Niall Jones assembles and lingers inside unreliably situated structures that engage [im]materiality, [in]visibility, and [dis]orientation. Sis Minor, In Fall stages an ongoing entanglement with the object of the body, hallucinatory presences, and the excess sustained in minor architectures.
Underground Theater | 7:30pm | $20
Elevator Repair Service: Everyone’s Fine with Virginia Woolf by Kate ScelsaJune 1 through June 24, 2018
In this parody of Edward Albee’s classic WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?, KATE SCELSA reinvents the power dynamics of the original play’s not-so-happy couple. In the end, no one will be left unscathed by the ferocity of Martha’s revenge on an unsuspecting patriarchy.
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This production was noted by The New York Times as a “highlight” of the season.
Royal Osiris Karaoke Ensemble: The Art of Luv (Part 6): Awesome Grotto! [World Premiere]June 7 through June 24, 2018 @ 7:30pm
Awesome Grotto! endeavors to serve all New Yorkers as a site for reflection on the spiritual potential of digital connectivity. The space will be open to the public as an immersive video and sound installation built around the painstaking recreation of a now-lost shopping haul video that was posted to YouTube on Labor Day 2013.
Experimental Theater | 7:30pm | $20
Making Art From Many PerspectivesMay 22 through May 28, 2018
MAY 22 THROUGH MAY 28, 2018
Honoring the diversity and creative growth of the students from New York City School District 1, this exhibition brings to light works of art from students of all 33 schools Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 12.
Opening Reception, Performances, & Art Activities | Wednesday, May 23 | 5-8pm
AIRspace 2018June 29 through August 5, 2018
Christopher Aque, Priyanka Dasgupta, Carl Hazlewood, Trokon Nagbe, Macon Reed, Gabriela Salazar, Patrice Renee Washington, and Chris Watts
Organized by Christian Camacho-Light and Alexis Wilkinson
Opening Reception: Saturday, June 30, 6-8pm