What to do when One isn’t at the Armory Show

The Armory Show begins March 3rd and takes over NYC’s art scene until the 6th. The Armory Show—or art’s Groundhog Day—predicts spring’s gallery season. Yet most-importantly, galleries exhibit some serious shows to catch attention from the surplus of international traffic. If you aren’t in the mood to head to Piers 92 & 94 this week, you may want to attend a few events at local galleries.

Some of the events listed below are RSVP only, but you may want to try your luck getting past the door. Isn’t art about breaking boundaries?

Tuesday, March 1st

BOMB Magazine’s BOMB Bash, 2011

7.00 until 10.00 pm

@ Marlborough Chelsea, 545 West 25th Street

(Unfortunately event is full. If you RSVP, you will be put on the waiting list.)

Wednesday, March 2nd

Mary Lacy Gallery Night

8.00pm until Late

@ ConARTist, 119 Ludlow Street, Basement Level

Thursday, March 3rd

Opening of Walls, Diaries and Paintings by José Parlá

6.00 until 8.00 pm

@ Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery, 505 West 24th Street

Saturday, March 5th

Opening of Well Hung, a fundraiser benefit for Free Arts NYC and curated by Mint&Serf

6.00 until 10.00 pm

@ THE CHELSEA CHAPTER at +aRt, 540 West 28th Street

And later that night…

TS+ Projects invites you to ArtStar.com party, in conjunction with Volta, Whitewall Magazine and Collectrium

9.30 pm until 2.00 am

@ SPiN NYC, 304 Park Ave South

(This party may be at capacity, but try to RSVP to rsvp@artstar.com.)

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About Megan M. Garwood

Megan M. Garwood is a New York City-based editor, art critic, commentator and aesthetician, as well as the Associate Director at Leslie Feely Gallery on 68th and Madison. Her guilty pleasures include metaethics, morality, conceptual art, and Coney Island side shows. Feel free to contact her via email at megan@whitehotmagazine.com.
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