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March 8–11, 2018 Piers 92 & 94

Staged on Piers 92 & 94, The Armory Show features presentations by over 200 leading international galleries, innovative artist commissions and dynamic public programs.

“The Armory Show spotlights the best 20th- and 21st-century art."
— Financial Times

Latest News

Platform Details Announced

The Contingent features 15 site-responsive projects, including 11 new works by The Bruce High Quality Foundation, Sarah Cain, Beth Campbell, Tara Donovan, Leonardo Drew, Jeffrey Gibson, JR, Amalia Pica, Alex Schweder and Ward Shelley, Berndnaut Smilde, and Wilmer Wilson IV. Four large-scale projects by Elmgreen & Dragset, Sir Richard Long, Mary Sibande, and Wang Xin will make their US debut.

An Interview with Glenn D. Lowry

The Armory Show speaks with with Glenn D. Lowry, Director of New York's Museum of Modern Art since 1995, to discuss his vision for the future of MoMA, and how museums must respond to the current political climate.

Focus 2018 Details Announced

Examining the ways in which technology has mediated representation of the physical body and imagined its emancipation in contemporary art, the Focus section brings together 28 galleries presenting 34 artists from 18 countries, whose work spans nearly five decades of artistic practice.

Catching up with Beth Rudin DeWoody

Beth Rudin DeWoody has gained a reputation as a career-maker for emerging artists, and a taste-maker of sorts. The Armory Show speaks with DeWoody on the occasion of opening The Bunker Artspace, a 20,000-square-foot exhibition space in West Palm Beach.

Eli Broad on Collecting for the Future

The Armory Show speaks with Eli Broad–Los Angeles collector, philanthropist and city advocate–on collecting for the future.

An Interview With Agnes Gund

The Armory Show speaks with Agnes Gund, American philanthropist, collector and President Emerita of MoMA, on her new initiative Art for Justice and her lifetime of philanthropy.

2018 Curatorial Appointments

Gabriel Ritter of the Minneapolis Institute of Art, and Jen Mergel, formerly of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, will curate the 2018 fair's Focus and Platform sections, respectively.

Curatorial Leadership Summit

Naomi Beckwith, Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago will chair The Armory Show's first-ever Curatorial Leadership Summit.

2018 Applications Now Open

The Armory Show is now accepting applications from commercial galleries for the 2018 fair.

2018 Dates Announced

Following the success of the 2017 edition, The Armory Show is pleased to announce the dates for the upcoming edition: March 8-11, 2018 with a VIP Preview on March 7.

Tune in to Armory Live

Armory Live is an interactive program of talks, live events and screenings hosted at the fair and online.

Mariane Ibrahim Gallery Is The Winner of The Presents Booth Prize

The Armory Show and Athena Art Finance Corp. are pleased to announce Mariane Ibrahim Gallery (Seattle) as the winner of the inaugural Presents Booth Prize.

The Armory Show Partners With Hospitality House

The Armory Show is pleased to announce a partnership with Hospitality House, the food and beverage advisory firm headquartered in New York.

Tickets Now on Sale for the 2017 Edition

New for 2017, join us on Thursday and Friday from 5 to 8pm for a happy hour special – tickets are just $25.

Armory Live Talks Announced

Armory Live will bring together prominent curators, critics, artists and collectors for a series of thought-provoking conversations.

13 Large-scale Projects Announced for Inaugural Edition of Platform

This March, The Armory Show will debut Platform, a new, curated exhibitor section that stages large-scale artworks, installations and site-specific commissions across Piers 92 & 94.

The Armory Party at MoMA

The Museum of Modern Art will host The Armory Party, a benefit event with a live performance by St. Lucia, celebrating the opening of The Armory Show and Armory Arts Week, on Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Purchase your ticket today.

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.


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.

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.

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 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.

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.


VIP Services

The Armory Show’s VIP Program engages leading collectors, curators, museum directors, art advisors and artists from across the globe.


From rustic Italian to creative vegan – discover the best of New York City's food purveyors at The Armory Show.

Visitor Information

From hours and location to hotels and travel, all the information you need to visit.

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Gabriel Ritter

Gabe is the Curator and Head of Contemporary Art at the Minneapolis Institute of Art. For The Armory Show, Ritter will oversee the fair’s Focus section, comprised of solo- and dual-artist presentations of new or rarely seen work by today’s most relevant and compelling artists.

Jen Mergel

Jen is an independent curator based in Boston, Massachusetts and from 2010-2017, she held the position of Senior Curator of Contemporary Art at the MFA Boston. Mergel will develop ambitious artists projects for Platform, which debuted in 2017 as a section devoted to large-scale and site-specific artworks.

Naomi Beckwith

Naomi is a curator at MCA Chicago, where she has spearheaded numerous critically acclaimed exhibitions and projects. For The Armory Show, Naomi will chair a new curatorial leadership summit that brings together prominent curators for a daylong program of events.

Visitor Information

VIP Preview Day (by Invitation Only)

Wednesday, March 7

Public Days

Thursday, March 8, 12–8pm
Friday, March 9, 12–8pm
Saturday, March 10, 12–8pm
Sunday, March 11, 12–6pm

Piers 92 & 94

Twelfth Avenue at 55th Street
New York City