Kicking off the Contemporary Art Auction sales coming up in the NYC, is the prestigious and highly anticipated The Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA) will celebrate its 60th anniversary and will host The Art Show Benefit Preview in support of the Henry Street Settlement, the social services organization that has aided New Yorkers in need for nearly 130 years. The 2022 edition takes place in the historic Park Avenue Armory, and will run from November 3-6. This year, The Art Show will feature a record number of booths from 78 ADAA member galleries. Of these, an impressive 56 booths will feature solo presentations that explore the work of just one artist, allowing visitors thoughtful, curated experiences akin to those found in galleries––also a record for the fair. Expect to see a who’s who in the art world where curators, collectors, artists, and gallerists will converge. The host committee this year includes KAWS and Julia Chiang, Luis Guzmán, JiaJia Fei, Nicolas Heller, Marcus Jahmal, Teddy Liouliakis and Yvette Quiazon, Cheech Marin, and Wardell Milan.
Each year, Henry Street Settlement directly supports 50,000 New Yorkers in need through its education, employment, shelter, health and wellness, and arts programs. The Art Show has raised more than $35 million over the course of the past three decades and continues to be Henry Street’s greatest source of unrestricted funding. All admission fees from the run-of-show go to Henry Street Settlement, along with the proceeds from its Benefit Preview gala evening, one of New York society’s most cherished annual events. The Benefit Preview is attended by thousands of national and international collectors, philanthropists, business leaders, museum directors, and curators whose ticket purchases, contributions, and sponsorship provide vital funding for Henry Street programs for New Yorkers in need.
WHAT: The Art Show Benefit Preview in support of Henry Street Settlement
WHEN: Wednesday, November 2, 2022 5:00-9:00 PM
WHERE: Park Avenue Armory, 643 Park Ave, New York, NY 10065
For tickets please visit: theartshow.org/
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ABOUT THE ART SHOW:
Founded in 1989 and organized annually by the Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA), and benefitting Henry Street Settlement, one of New York’s leading social service, arts, and health care organizations, The Art Show brings together the country’s top galleries, all of which are ADAA members, to showcase incisively curated exhibitions of both historical and contemporary works. The fair’s intimately scaled presentations foster new relationships, active conversations with gallerists, and close looking at works by artists representing a variety of genres and practices, as well as both national and international origins. With a history of programming that ranges from artist performances to dynamic keynote presentations, The Art Show provides its audience with a wide scope of cultural experiences, meaningful interactions, and illuminating exposure to phenomenal artwork.
The Art Show Benefit Preview offers an exclusive first look before the fair opens to the public, convening the worlds of art and philanthropy for this highly anticipated, glamorous gathering. The Benefit Preview is attended by a global audience of collectors as well as philanthropic and business leaders, whose generosity directly supports Henry Street Settlement’s life-changing programs. As Henry Street Settlement’s greatest source of unrestricted funding, The Art Show has raised over $35 million for the nonprofit through more than three decades of partnership between the two organizations. The collaboration between the ADAA and Henry Street allows for the creation of an unparalleled art experience that supports vital services for over 50,000 New Yorkers each year.
ABOUT HENRY STREET SETTLEMENT:
Founded in 1893 by social reformer Lillian Wald and based in Manhattan’s Lower East Side, Henry Street Settlement delivers a wide range of innovative, high-impact social service, arts, and health care programs. From shelter for the homeless and job placement to early childhood education and college prep to meals and companionship for older adults, Henry Street continues to provide vital services to more than 50,000 New Yorkers each year. A central component of its commitment to human progress and opportunity is Henry Street’s award-winning Abrons Arts Center, which provides artists with performance, exhibition, and residency opportunities and promotes access to the arts through educational programming. www.henrystreet.org
ABOUT THE ADAA:
The Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA) is a nonprofit membership organization that supports the economic and cultural contributions of the nation’s leading fine art galleries. The ADAA includes nearly 200 members from more than 30 cities in the U.S., representing hundreds of established and emerging artists
internationally. ADAA members have extensive expertise across primary and secondary markets and established reputations for upholding the best practices in the field. The ADAA serves as a resource and advocate, raising awareness of dealers’ critical roles in the international art market and the cultural community. The ADAA is a leader on issues pertaining to connoisseurship, scholarship, ethical practice, and public policy. The ADAA Foundation, supported by donations from ADAA members, promotes a broad range of activity in the arts and culture community by distributing grants to museums and arts organizations with operating budgets under $5 million to advance art historical research and exhibition development. The Foundation’s 2021 grantees include the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art; Contemporary Arts Museum Houston; the Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts; the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia; the National Museum of Mexican Art; and the Weisman Art Museum at the University of Minnesota. www.artdealers.org