The Armory Show

About

The Armory Show is New York’s premier art fair and a definitive cultural destination for discovering and collecting the world’s most important 20th and 21st century artworks.
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Hours

Thursday, March 2: 12-8pm
Friday, March 3: 12-8pm
Saturday, March 4: 12-7pm
Sunday, March 5: 12-6pm
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Accommodations

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Location

711 12th Avenue at 55th Street
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Directions

The Armory Show is easily accessible by car and public transportation.
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Latest News

2017 Exhibiting Galleries Announced

With a premier selection of new exhibitors, ambitious presentations and a redesigned floor plan, The Armory Show’s 2017 exhibitor list is the strongest in years. A more spacious floor plan, designed by architectural firm Bade Stageberg Cox, features wider aisles, larger booths and expanded public lounges. In an outstanding display of quality and curatorial precision, over 70 galleries will present solo-artist and dual-artist projects. Via Artsy

THE ARMORY SHOW ANNOUNCES THEME, PARTICIPATING ARTISTS AND GALLERIES IN FOCUS 2017

What Is To Be Done?, curated by Jarrett Gregory (Los Angeles County Museum of Art), brings together 12 artists from 10 countries around the idea of social and political awareness during a time of uncertainty. This section offers in-depth presentations by artists who employ various methods of engagement to probe the relationship between creation and participation.

Details of New VIP Lounge Revealed

A new floor plan and VIP lounge at the Armory Show, the annual New York fair that takes place in March on the Hudson River piers, aims to brighten the atmosphere in 2017. Views of the water are a long-underused feature of the fair’s location, which the organizers now aim to exploit. In the VIP lounge, relocated from Pier 94 to Pier 92, a 20-foot-square, custom-designed window and a 30-foot-wide balcony will offer respite for fairgoers weary of wandering the aisles. Via Artnet

The Armory Show announces a prize for young galleries

The Presents Booth Prize, supported by Athena Art Finance, will recognize an outstanding and innovative gallery presentation within the Presents section of the fair. The Presents Booth Prize is generously supported in its inaugural year by Athena Art Finance.

TOP CURATORIAL TALENT RECRUITED FOR 2017 EDITION

The Armory Show has announced that Jarrett Gregory, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and Eric Shiner, Director of The Andy Warhol Museum have been appointed as curators for The Armory Show 2017.

Where Art and Art Lovers Collide

A levitating meteorite. A naked woman in a chicken-wire cage covered with flowers. A glowing octopus. Yes, art fair season hit New York in March, and the Armory Show was the top draw for heavy-hitting collectors, gallerists, celebrities and art lovers. The Armory opened Piers 92 and 94 on March 2 for a V.I.P. preview. Some fairgoers snapped up works by hot artists like Kehinde Wiley, whose painting sold for $375,000. Others paused to explain their wardrobe choices. Via the New York Times

A New Vision is Announced for 2017

The Armory Show has announced a new vision for the 2017 edition aimed at enhancing the quality of artwork on display, fostering young galleries and staging ambitious projects that activate and draw inspiration from the fair’s unique industrial venue on Piers 92 & 94 in Midtown Manhattan.