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Manhattan's Lower East Side kicks off an evening of free art experiences on Wed., October 16 from 6-9 pm with 30 participating galleries.

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The premier arts event on Manhattan's Lower East Side is kicking off on Wednesday, October 16th from 6-9 pm! 30 participating galleries will host exhibit receptions, talks with their artists, and a series of related art events - free and open to the public - at sites accessible from Grand Street to Houston! FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM: @lesartnight !

A range of exhibitions featuring painting, sculpture, mixed media, installation work and interdisciplinary artistic practices will host visitors from 6-9 pm. Artists will be present at some sites, while gallerists will be available to discuss works on view at others.

In addition to this free programming, two (2) tours are scheduled to take place over the course of the evening to give visitors an in-depth look at specific art exhibitions and further explain the history of the Lower East Side as a site for contemporary arts to flourish, along with insider access to information from gallery directors, curators and more.

Tour Details as Follows:

6:30 PM - Tour Start at Peter Blum Gallery, continuing to Marc Straus Gallery and ending at LMAK Gallery.

7:30 PM - Tour Start at LMAK Gallery, continuing to Foley Gallery and ending at Lesley Heller Gallery.

Tours will feature insights from gallerists and insights into the artworks on view, along with context around the Lower East Side as an art destination.

Participating Galleries on the Lower East Side include:

  • 1969 Gallery (103 Allen Street)
  • 601 Artspace (88 Eldridge Street)
  • Assembly Room (191 Henry Street)
  • Cristin Tierney (219 Bowery, Fl. 2)
  • Elizabeth Houston (190 Orchard Street)
  • Equity Gallery (245 Broome Street)
  • Foley Gallery (59 Orchard Street)
  • Freight & Volume (97 Allen Street)
  • Front Room Gallery (48 Hester Street)
  • frosch&portmann (53 Stanton Street)
  • Hashimoto Contemporary (210 Rivington Street)
  • Lesley Heller Gallery (54 Orchard Street)
  • Lichtundfire (175 Rivington Street)
  • LMAKgallery (298 Grand Street)
  • Marc Straus (299 Grand Street)
  • Massey Klein (124 Forsyth Street)
  • McKenzie Fine Art (55 Orchard Street)
  • Magenta Plains (94 Allen Street)
  • Pablo's Birthday (57 Orchard Street)
  • Peter Blum Gallery (176 Grand Street)
  • Pierogi (155 Suffolk Street)
  • Richard Taittinger Gallery (154 Ludlow Street)
  • SHRINE (179 E Broadway)
  • Ulterior Gallery (172 Attorney Street)
  • Emmanuel Barbault (325 Broome Street)
  • Cuchifritos (88 Essex Street)
  • The Hole (312 Bowery)
  • PROTO GOMEZ (13 Monroe Street)
  • Grimm Gallery (202 Bowery)
  • 56 Henry (56 Henry Street)
  • The Clemente (107 Suffolk Street)
  • Super Dutchess Gallery (53 Orchard Street)

Access to all sites is FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

Tours last for (50) minutes each and are available for $15 on a first-come, first-serve basis (tour tickets are limited to 20). Tours will begin at 6:30 and 7:30, and are led by curator and art critic Audra Lambert, who has curated projects for the Center for Jewish History, Arsenal Gallery, La Esquina NYC, and Fountain House Gallery.

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