Explore local galleries and student art during Madison Avenue Art & Design Weekend

Madison Avenue
Photo © Julienne Schaer

Take a stroll through some of Madison Avenue’s best galleries this weekend while checking art made by New York City students.

The Madison Avenue B.I.D. and Design Pavilion’s WINDOWS Open to the Sky are partnering up to bring Madison Avenue Art & Design Weekend. On May 14-16, the groups will showcase student art from the School of Visual Arts (SVA) in a series of available store windows. The NYC End-of-Year Student Design Showcase, which has been organized by Design Pavilion and ArtsThread in collaboration with NYCxDesign, will present the work of students in lieu of the canceled end-of-year student exhibitions due to the pandemic.

As a part of the weekend, on May 15 New Yorkers can take part in the Madison Avenue Spring Gallery Walk. The gallery walk offers art enthusiasts the opportunity to safely schedule appointments for visits at some internationally acclaimed galleries located on Madison Avenue between 57th and 86th Streets.

Participating galleries will include:

  • Acquavella Galleries
  • Alexander Berggruen
  • Arader Gallery
  • Arlene Angard Designs & Fine Art
  • Baahng Gallery
  • Ceysson & Bénétière
  • David Nolan Gallery
  • Debra Force Fine Art
  • Dickinson Gallery
  • Franklin Parrasch
  • FreedmanArt
  • Henrique Faria
  • Gagosian
  • Gagosian Shop
  • Galerie Gmurzynska
  • Gray
  • Henrique Faria
  • Hirschl & Adler
  • Hubert Gallery
  • Ippodo Gallery
  • Kapoor Galleries
  • Kraushaar Galleries
  • L. Parker Stephenson Photographs
  • Leila Heller Gallery
  • Lévy Gorvy
  • Lois Wagner Fine Arts
  • Miyako Yoshinaga Gallery
  • Nicholas Brawer
  • Opera Gallery
  • Petzel Gallery
  • Robilant+Voena
  • Rosenberg & Co.
  • Shepherd/W&K Galleries
  • Sundaram Tagore Gallery
  • Skarstedt Gallery
  • Thomsen Gallery, Van de Weghe
  • Van Doren Waxter 

Visitors are also encouraged to dine at local outdoor cafes on Madison Avenue, shop, walk down the iconic street and schedule a visit to the new Frick Madison.

In an effort to maintain COVID-19 health regulations and social distancing, guests can schedule a gallery visit by appointment at madisonavenuebid.org/gallerywalk.

More from around NYC