LES Opening Night: Art + Fashion

New York, NY

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Orchard Street Block Party!


Join us on Sunday, September 8th, for the second annual Lower East Side Opening Night: Art + Fashion, a neighborhood-wide celebration designed to fill the streets with scores of art lovers and fashionistas. From 6-8pm over 40 LES galleries will be hosting their opening fall receptions (full list below), see map HERE. While strolling the LES galleries, swing by Orchard between Broome and Grand from 4-8pm for a block party full of live music and a ‘Looks of the LES’ fashion show, styled by Buzzfeed’s Amy Odell, which will begin at 6:30pm. DJ Anton Bass of Sea to Sun Recordings will be rocking the decks during the runway show while punk bands, such as Countdown Love, will be rocking and rolling throughout the night on the stage curated by The Cast and By Robert James.

Participating Galleries:

84 Orchard Street

Artware Editions
270 Bowery

29c Ludlow Street

Bosi Contemporary
48 Orchard Street

Central Booking
19-21 Ludlow Street

Cindy Rucker
141 Attorney Street

Cuchifritos Gallery & Project Space
120 Essex Street (in Essex Street Market)
Please note the hours for this opening reception are 4-6:30pm

DCKT Contemporary
21 Orchard Street

Denny Gallery
261 Broome Street

144 Orchard Street

Feature Inc.
131 Allen Street

97 Allen Street

53 Stanton Street

gallery nine5
24 Spring Street

Hionas Gallery
124 Forsyth Street

Krause Gallery
149 Orchard Street

Lambert Fine Arts
57 Stanton Street

Lesley Heller Workspace
54 Orchard Street

Louis B. James
143b Orchard Street

Lower East Side Conservancy Kling & Niman Family Visitor Center
400 Grand Street

Ludlow 38
38 Ludlow Street

Lu Magnus
55 Hester Street

Mark Miller
92 Orchard Street

254 Broome Street

McKenzie Fine Art
55 Orchard Street

Mulherin + Pollard
187 Chrystie Street

Munch Gallery
245 Broome Street

Muriel Guepin
83 Orchard Street

251 East Houston Street

164 Orchard Street

numberthirtyfive/Cindy Rucker Gallery
141 Attorney Street

Pocket Utopia
191 Henry Street

S Artspace Gallery
345 Broome Street

52 Orchard Street

Shin Gallery


109 Norfolk Street

Smart Clothes Gallery
154 Stanton Street

Station Independent Projects
164 Suffolk Street

Steven Harvey fine art projects
208 Forsyth Street

Strange Loop
27 Orchard Street


Tally Beck
42 Rivington Street

Tomlinson Kong Contemporary
270 Bowery

Van der Plas Gallery
156 Orchard Street

William Holman Gallery
65 Ludlow Street

Looks of the LES Fashion Show will feature:

Any Old Iron, 149 Orchard Street

By Robert James, 74 Orchard Street

The Cast, 71 Orchard Street

David Owen’s Vintage, 154 Orchard Street

Delicate Raymond Jewelry Bar, 73A Orchard Street

The Dressing Room, 75a Orchard Street

Earnest Sewn, 90 Orchard Street

Epaulet, 144 Orchard Street

The Great Frog, 72 Orchard Street

Ja-Mil Uniforms, 92 Orchard Street

The Little Shoe Store, 58 Orchard Street

Lost Weekend NYC, 45 Orchard Street

Old Hollywood, 250 Broome Street

Pull-In, 147 Orchard Street

Quinn, 181 Orchard Street

Synchronicity, 179 Orchard Street

Urban Cricket, 29 Essex Street


Check out our event photo gallery from last year’s event here and read all about the 2012 LES Opening Night Art + Fashion on:

Daily Candy’s Guide to Fashion Night Out
Huffington Post 
OUT Traveler
New York Press
In New York
The Lo-Down
Bowery Boogie