Past Exhibitions

AIRspace Residents at NADA New York 2018

March 8 through March 11, 2018

Join Abrons AIRspace artists-in-residence at the NADA (New Art Dealers Alliance) New York art fair March 8 – 11 at Skylight Clarkson Sq. Artists Christopher Aque, Priyanka Dasgupta, Carl Hazlewood, Trokon Nagbe, Macon Reed, Gabriela Salazar, Patrice Renee Washington, and Chris Watts will exhibit their work alongside an international roster of artists.

LOVE POSITIVE WOMEN Valentine Pop-up Exhibition

February 1 through February 4, 2018

The LOVE POSITIVE WOMEN Valentine Pop-up Exhibition is a display of hundreds of handmade paper valentines made by artists and friends, that are mailed to women living with HIV internationally for Valentine’s Day.

Reception: February 1, 6:30–8:30pm

The New Minimalists

January 27 through February 25, 2018

Abdolreza Aminlari, Niyeti Chadha, Noor Ali Chagani, Sam Chun, Jordan Nassar, Shahpour Pouyan, Freya Powell, Lauren Seiden, and Joseph Shelter
Curated by Sarah Burney 

Working in a variety of media, these artists share a notably sparse aesthetic and abstract vocabulary, playfully challenge the hierarchies of traditional art materials and processes, and deftly marry formalism with the personal and political.

Reception | Wednesday, January 31 | 6-8pm 

A Pressing Conference

January 19, 2018

A Pressing Conference brings members of the press, artists, historians, and organizers together to share tactics for survival and solidarity inside a brightly-colored, hand-made sculptural installation based on the White House press briefing room.

7 p.m. | FREE | Experimental Theater


Mellow Monday

December 18, 2017

Join Mor and Jeff of Sez Me for an evening celebrating our mascot, Hello Mellow! We will be screening episodes with live commentary, giving you the inside scoop on what happens during the making of Sez Me.

7 – 9 PM in the Main Gallery

Interspace: Macon Reed, Chris Watts, & Alessandra Gomez

December 12, 2017

Join Abrons AIRspace residents Macon Reed and Chris Watts for a moderated conversation with Alessandra Gomez, a performance curator and arts administrator who supports artist residencies and public programming at Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.

7 – 8 PM | FREE

Vitamin C: NYC Crit Club

November 30 through December 3, 2017

Opening Reception | Wednesday, November 29, 6-8pm

Vitamin C is a group exhibition curated from work by members of the NYC Crit Club at Abrons Arts Center. The C stands both for crit and for community.

Says who? SEZ ME!

November 29 through January 1, 2018

Opening Party and Performance | Saturday December 2, 6-9pm

Sez Me is an LGBT web-series for the whole family based in the NYC’s Lower East Side. Abrons Arts Center and Sez Me have teamed up to create a celebration of the community, gender fluidity, and the wisdom of youth and art. 


November 25 through December 26, 2017

Daniel Cerrejón, Irini Miga, and Claudia Peña Salinas
Curated by Xavier Acarín
Abrons AIRspace Curatorial Resident, 2016-17 

Opening Reception | Saturday December 2, 6-9 PM