Free and open to the public, the League's Phyllis Harriman Mason Gallery presents a broad range of exhibitions, lectures, and other programming attended by 30,000 people each year. The Gallery regularly exhibits the work of current students and instructors, as well as work that explores the League’s history and other issues in contemporary art.
For a complete schedule of upcoming monthly events, please see the printable calendar at the top of this page. Events take place at the League (215 West 57th Street between Seventh Ave. and Broadway) unless otherwise noted. Follow the links below to learn more:
The League Residency at Vyt also hosts Open Studios, Exhibitions and Workshops as an integral part of the League's enduring mission to train great artists.
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Upcoming Gallery Events
All events take place at the League's 57th Street campus unless otherwise noted.
September 2–October 9
Opening Reception: September 11, 6:00-8:00pm
Gallery Lecture with Amy Werbel, “Art, Sex, and Censorship on Trial: The Case of Anthony Comstock vs. The Art Students League of New York (1906)”
Amy Werbel, Associate Professor of the History of Art at the State University of New York – Fashion Institute of Technology, will lecture on “Art, Sex, and Censorship on Trial: The Case of Anthony Comstock vs. the Art Students League of New York (1906)”. Professor Werbel’s current research focuses on the cultural experience of censorship in the United States.
Artist Talk with Nicole Cohen
Cohen’s video work is positioned at the intersection of contemporary reality, personal fantasy, and culturally constructed space. She consistently explores her interest in engaging the audience and challenging notions of lifestyle, domesticity, celebrity, and social behavior.
October 20–November 9
Exhibition: Making/Breaking Traditions: The Teachers of Ai Weiwei
Book Talk with Antoinette Le Normand-Romain on Rodin
Antoinette Le Normand-Romain, a world-renowned expert on Rodin’s work and a former curator at the Musée Rodin, will discuss her new book on Rodin (Abbeville Press). Antoinette Le Normand-Romain enjoyed unprecedented access to Rodin’s archives and the museum’s collection in preparing this absorbing new study of the artist’s life and works.
Gallery Lecture with Stéphanie Jeanjean, “Zero, a Global European Postwar Art Phenomenon”
Stéphanie Jeanjean, adjunct assistant professor (Pace University) and gallery educator (Guggenheim Museum) will examine the exhibition "ZERO: Countdown to Tomorrow, 1950s-1960s," on the experimental German artist group Zero.
November 13–December 3
Grant Winners Exhibition
Gallery Lecture with Avis Berman, “Becoming William Glackens”
Avis Berman, curator of William Glackens, will speak about the exhibition, which is on view at the Barnes Foundation.
Artist Talk with Lauren Purje
Lauren is an artist based in Brooklyn, New York. Her comics appear weekly on hyperallegeric.com.
Gallery Lecture with Randall Griffey, “Thomas Hart Benton’s America Today Mural Rediscovered”
Randall Griﬀey, Associate Curator of Modern American Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art will discuss the exhibition Thomas Hart Benton’s America Today Mural Rediscovered.
Holiday Show and Sale
Gallery Hours are:
Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Open only until 3:00 p.m. on Saturdays January through May)
The gallery is open Sundays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. from September through December. From January through August, the gallery is closed Sundays.
For more information call 212-247-4510, ext. 101 or e-mail email@example.com.
|Thank You NYC Department of Cultural Affairs
|The League's lecture and exhibitions programs, Permanent Collection, LINEA, and Exhibition Outreach Program are supported in part with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.