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Where else but in New York City can you listen to a world-class musician, discuss a book with a famous author, take a part in poetry reading, have a glass of wine at an art exhibition opening, and all that on the same day, and all that free of charge!

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free exhibition openings in New York City (NYC)

Gallery Openings in New York City (NYC, NY, Manhattan)

It is almost impossible to list all the exhibition openings that take place in New York City art galleries. There are so many galleries, and so little time! Here is a good sampling to start with.

Opening Reception |
With Mary Anderson, Kathryn Kendall, Molly Lambe, Sawyer Alexis Mitchell, Julie Stopper, Morgan Thomas ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Senior Thesis Exhibition
Opening Reception |
An exhibition of sculptures by New York-based artist Dana Melamed. This marks the artistʼs first solo ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, April 23, 2014, 04/23/2014, Sculpture: Dana Melamed's Behind the Grid
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This show will feature over 40 works, spanning a temporally and stylistically wide range: paintings, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, April 24, 2014, 04/24/2014, Exhibition: Ultra Violet: The Studio Recreated
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A group exhibition surveying the more than one hundred exhibitions organized by the gallery during the ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, April 24, 2014, 04/24/2014, Exhibit: Slaves of Mimesis: Nine Years on 23rd Street
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With his exhibition, Oscar Murillo will recreate a candy-making factory inside the New York gallery in ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, April 24, 2014, 04/24/2014, Installation: Oscar Murillo's A Mercantile Novel
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Through painting, sculpture, installation and photography, Varejão addresses themes of colonialism, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, April 24, 2014, 04/24/2014, Adriana Varejão, one of Brazil's leading artists, presents Polvo
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Beck presents a series of draped chain-link fences made of hand-cut, primed linen. Subtle graphite lines ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, April 24, 2014, 04/24/2014, Sculpture: Kim Beck's A Great Piece of Turf
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An exhibition of new work by Dinh Q. Lê. Best known for his large-scale photographs and video works, ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, April 24, 2014, 04/24/2014, Sculpture/Video: Dinh Q. Lê's Warf, Woof, Zero, One
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From the artist: "I wander and find quiet, out-of-the-way places. I marvel at the extravagance of sunlight. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, New Monotypes by Neil Berger
Opening Reception |
Smoke School of Art is an Atlanta-based nonprofit think tank that discusses and addresses contemporary ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP required
Opening Receptions, April 25, 2014, 04/25/2014, Smoke School of Art: Calculated Resistance
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The well-known German portrait photographer Heike Steinweg has photographed authors from around the world ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP requested
Opening Receptions, April 29, 2014, 04/29/2014, Exhibit: The Last Line: Writing in Berlin
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With Caleigh Birrell, Gene Kim, Jaclyn Levy, Wally Ludel, Karina Muranaga, Alexander Russi and Wenhao ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, April 30, 2014, 04/30/2014, Senior Thesis Exhibition
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Greg Smith's fifth exhibition with the gallery and his latest film, BREAKDOWN LANE. The film, featuring ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, May 01, 2014, 05/01/2014, New Artwork by Greg Smith
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Masayo Nishimura's The New Horizon - Scenes in northern Japan nearly two years after the disaster ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, May 01, 2014, 05/01/2014, 2 Art Shows: Masayo Nishimura / Micaela de Vivero
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Three artists show their latest work. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, May 01, 2014, 05/01/2014, 3 Art Shows: Coeleen Kiebert / Elisa Garcia de la Huerta / Inhye Lee
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Further expanding her exploration of the intrinsic tension within utopian idealism, Lee will present ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, May 02, 2014, 05/02/2014, Sculpture and Installation by Lee Bul
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Jones' sculptures are constructed from materials most have come to disregard, abandon due to the rise ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, May 04, 2014, 05/04/2014, Sculpture by British Artist Chris Jones
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An exhibition of works by MFA Design students, curated by 3D Design chair Kevin O’Callaghan. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, May 05, 2014, 05/05/2014, MFA Design Exhibition
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A solo exhibition by the New York-based artist Walter Smith, at a pop-up location in New York. Smith ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, May 06, 2014, 05/06/2014, Paintings: Walter Smith's Alien Denization
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This show will expand upon the artist’s exploration into the delicate relationship we have with our ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, May 08, 2014, 05/08/2014, Katja Loher's Bang Bang, a Show of Mixed Media Works
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Christopher Rauschenberg: Found Art will feature rarely seen early black-and-white prints first exhibited ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, May 08, 2014, 05/08/2014, Prints: Christopher Rauschenberg's Found Art
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Fathoms evidences Nagel's enduring admiration for classical oil painting both in technique and ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, May 09, 2014, 05/09/2014, Paintings: Aaron Nagel's Fathoms
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Hagedorn's life and experiences were impacted by history and geography. Born in what had been the Weimar ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, May 10, 2014, 05/10/2014, Paintings: Karl Hagedorn's Symbolic Abstraction
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Most known for his ambiguous knitted sculptures and animated films, Yefman aims to give a voice to the ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, May 10, 2014, 05/10/2014, Sculpture: Gil Yefman's To Me You Are Beautiful (Bay Mir Bistu Sheyn)
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An exhibition of works by fourth-year BFA Photography students. ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, May 13, 2014, 05/13/2014, BFA Photography Senior Show
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Students conceptually linked their designs to groups of charity organizations that will receive a portion ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, May 16, 2014, 05/16/2014, Product Design Exhibit: Small Things Matter

Free; RSVP requested
Opening Receptions, May 17, 2014, 05/17/2014, Sculpture: Pierre Matter's Hybrids
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This show considers the status of public space today. At a time when public space is increasingly subject ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

Free; RSVP required
Opening Receptions, May 23, 2014, 05/23/2014, Exhibit: Whitney ISP: Common Spaces
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A solo exhibition of photographs by Takehito Miyatake, one of Japan's rising stars in the field of nature ... more

New York City, NY; NYC

free
Opening Receptions, May 28, 2014, 05/28/2014, Photographs by Takehito Miyatake
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Theater | Tony Award-nominated actress in an Off-Broadway comedy

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Theater | An amazing evening of intimate magic

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Concert | Choral works on Biblical themes

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Dance Performance | Renowned Modern Dance Company

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