Past Exhibitions

Interspace: Kristen Jensen, Sara Jordenö & Siobhan Burke

May 22, 2017

6:30 – 7:30 PM

Join Abrons AIRspace residents Kristen Jensen & Sara Jordenö for a moderated conversation with Siobhan Burke, a dance writer who contributes regularly to The New York Times and Dance Magazine. 

Imagined Futures: Spring 2017 Student Exhibitions

May 12 through May 20, 2017

Featuring work by the emerging young artists of Abrons Arts Center’s Engagement Programs. Imagined Futures has been curated by staff and artist faculty and includes a broad spectrum of art making styles/media.

Archival Resistance

May 7, 2017

The South Asian Women’s Creative Collective (SAWCC) is pleased to present Archival Resistance, an afternoon of discussion, strategy-sharing and artistic activation in conjunction with our 20th anniversary visual arts exhibition, Archival Alchemy. Archival Resistance will feature artists from the exhibition alongside other artist-activists who use historically resonant materials to rethink identity configurations, community-building and narratives past, present and future, while creating structures for the preservation and dissemination of alternate forms of knowledge.

3 PM | Session 1: Building Archives & Allies
4:45 PM | Session 2: Antagonistic Archivists: Participatory Art-as-Politics
5:30 PM | Open Session | Audience members invited to participate in interactive presentations
6:30 PM | Reception

Archival Alchemy: South Asian Women’s Creative Collective (SAWCC)

April 6 through May 10, 2017

The South Asian Women’s Creative Collective (SAWCC) is pleased to present its 20th anniversary visual arts exhibition, Archival Alchemy, guest curated by Saisha Grayson. The exhibition takes over all three gallery spaces at Abrons Arts Center, and features thirteen artists and collectives from throughout the diaspora, working across artistic media to investigate the resonances found in an archival past on the contingencies of the present. 

Opening Reception | April 6 | 6 – 8 PM
Curator Led Tour | April 27 | 6:30 – 8 PM
Public Programming Event | May 7 | 3 – 7 PM

Interspace: Xavier Acarín & Baseera Khan

March 27, 2017

6:30 – 7:30 PM

Join Abrons AIRspace residents, Xavier Acarín and Baseera Khan, for a moderated conversation with Lia Gangitano, founder of PARTICIPANT INC.

Sunday Salon: Storytelling in the Anthropocene

February 19, 2017

Abrons Arts Center presents Dillon Cohen and Katie Holten’s Sunday Salon with guests Sarah Resnick and Wendy Tronrud on Sunday, February 19th, 3 – 5 PM

Storytelling in the Anthropocene

Conversation, coffee, and cake in Studio 201, Abrons Arts Center

Conspiracies Are Things

February 4 through March 19, 2017

Sarah Anderson, Deville Cohen,  Nick Doyle, Kolbeinn Hugi + Taraka Larson, Juan Kasari, and Gabriel Pericàs

Curated by Xavier Acarín

Closing Performance by Kolbeinn Hugi + Taraka Larson on Sunday March 19, 2017 from 5 – 8 PM

Kolbeinn Hugi + Taraka Larson’s Performance, Sunday March 19, 2017