Explore the relations between art, community, and culture as you take on our Abstract Weekend Guide. We've selected art-centered tours, intoxicating art classes and cool pop-up events that will soon sell out. Check the websites for more info on ticket pricing, times, locations and more.
LGBTQ+ PopUp Launch Event - NYC 54 West 21st Street, Manhattan
The Association for Out Marketers is hosting an LGBTQ+ Pop-Up this weekend to establish a voice for the community, diversity, and inclusion. The central topics are marketing, advertising, communications, and PR industries as well as branding, influencing and advertising. Join others at Slate NY for panels, complimentary drinks, and bites.
Immersed in Wonderland 111 W 32nd St. Manhattan
Travel through the looking glass to a world of painted illusions where you can explore, play and become the art. Alexa Meade and Rosè Mansion have partnered to create a new interactive 14,000 sqft art exhibit that brings the story of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland to life through mind-bending installations that blur the lines between art and reality.
Surreal Histories 755 East 133rd Street, Bronx
The Surreal Histories event featuring storytelling photography by Sandra Ayala, Jeremy Dennis, and Karisha Hickman opens this weekend. It will be housed at the Hellgate Arts venue and features narratives from Native American, Latinx, and African-American creatives. Register now to secure your spot.
AFROTHÈQUE - AFRO HOUSE & TECHNO - FREE W/RSVP 361 Metropolitan Avenue, Brooklyn
The Knitting Factory Brooklyn invites you to Afrotheque, a party exploring textures, rhythms, and songs from African American culture. Listen to African house and techno music from modern producers such as Sta7ck. Space only allows 200 guests so get your tickets now while supplies last.
Guadalupe Maravilla: Disease Thrower 52-19 Flushing Ave, Queens
The Knockdown Center is hosting Guadalupe Maravilla: Disease Thrower. It is presented along with the Chocolate Factory Theater and is a newly commissioned performance. It addresses the immigrant experience through drawing, sculpture, performance and visual arts.
Sneaker Room Presents Art Max 210 Hudson St, New Jersey
The Sneaker Room is presenting Art Max at Manny's District Lounge this weekend. The art show will function as a fundraiser through the auction of Airmax inspired art. Visitors can score unique pieces, enjoy live music, drinks and networking with other sneakerheads.
Pop Up Shop by Women 780 East 133rd Street, Bronx
The Port Morris Distillery is celebrating women with the Pop-Up Shop by Women. Local vendors and businesses are supplying attendees with food, jewelry, desserts, clothing, a masseuse and more goods. There will be bar specials, live music, a tour, and tasting experience as well as live music.
Shake Rattle & Roll Dueling Pianos BOOZY Brunch 259 w 42nd Street, Manhattan
The Shake Rattle and Roll Pianos Boozy Brunch is this Sunday in the city. Enjoy a sing-along drink-along with hits from Billy Joel to Bon Jovi, Britney Spears to Bruno Mars and beyond. There will be bottomless Mimosas and Bloody Mary options, as well as New York, themed entrées.
Make a masterpiece while getting hammered at the Tipsy Painting Party hosted by the New York City Food and Drink Guide. Attendees will be provided a two-hour course with an expert artist instructor included as well as painting supplies, drink and food specials, a canvas, great music, and a private server. You’ll also get to keep your art which is cool.
The Brooklyn Street Art Tour hosted by Dat Spots NYC is this Sunday and tickets are on sale for this renowned Brooklyn based tour. Investigate the entire neighborhood with an informed and experienced guide that will show you the best art Brooklyn has to offer. This will also include information on Brooklyn’s history with art, gentrification, and culture.