Scope Art Fair (Manhattan, NY) – Armory Week

Scope

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New York’s Destination Fair Commandeers
60,000 square foot Hall Minutes from Armory Show

NEW YORK- Building on Miami’s overwhelming success, SCOPE launches its 2011 season with its flagship fair, SCOPE New York. Serviced daily by shuttles, this year SCOPE expands to a 60,000 square foot hall on the West Side Highway, minutes from The Armory Show. The fair opens to Press and VIP’s on Wednesday, March 2 with the FirstView benefit.

This year’s New York edition of the fair, March 2–March 6, 2011, will present 50 international galleries from four continents and sixteen countries including China, Mexico, Japan, Korea, Brazil, Italy, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland, Germany, UK, Spain, and Canada. SCOPE New York’s invitees will uphold its unique tradition of solo and thematic group shows providing the real opportunity for gallerists, collectors, curators, artists, critics and art lovers alike to experience a view of the contemporary art market available nowhere else.

“Our new monumental location will highlight SCOPE’s core mission of introducing international galleries alongside museum quality programming, collector tours, screenings, and special events. Anchoring SCOPE as New York’s destination fair, programming expands in partnership with local and international cultural organizations, featuring: film, music, installation and performance. “SCOPE New York will again highlight our lead role as creative R+D for a wider audience of taste makers who make art their business” says SCOPE President & Founder Alexis Hubshman.

With over 40 fairs spanning ten years in Miami, Basel, New York, London, and the Hamptons, SCOPE Art Show’s have hosted an impressive line-up of A-list galleries, blue-chip institutional groups, and respected patrons, garnering critical acclaim, sales of over $150 million and attendance of over 350,000 visitors.

Location
320 West St (West Side Highway)
Across from Pier 40
New York NY 10014

Opening Schedule
FirstView
(For VIPs and Press
or $100 donation at the door)

Wednesday | March 2 | 3pm-9pm

General Admission Fair Hours
Thursday | March 3 | noon – 8pm
Friday | March 4 | noon – 8pm
Saturday | March 5 | noon – 8pm
Sunday | March 6 | noon – 7pm

SCOPE FOUNDATION
Program to be announced

Admission
Free for VIP cardholders
FirstView | Wednesday Only | $100
General | Thursday – Sunday | $20
Student | Thursday – Sunday | $10

Subway
SCOPE’S 320 West St entrance is walkable from the Subway Spring St A,C,E and Subway Houston st 1,2. Christopher St PATH train is also close by. Upon exiting these stations head west towards West St (West Side Highway). SCOPE is across from Pier 40.

Bus
The following bus routes stop within the vicinity of SCOPE. The 8 line runs West on Christopher St. The 20 line runs South on Seventh Ave & North on Hudson St. The 21 line runs West on Houston St

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