Second annual (e)merge art fair | Oct. 4-7 | Washington DCThe Art Dossier on September 12, 2012 with 0 Comments
The second annual (e)merge art fair returns October 4-7, 2012 to Washington DC’s Capitol Skyline Hotel and is delighted to present over 80 exhibitors exhibiting 152 artists work from 24 countries. Exhibitors in the gallery and artist platforms will exhibit new works in installation, painting, sculpture, performance, video and other media throughout three levels of the hotel.
(e)merge art fair
October 4 – 7, 2012
Opening Night Party
Thursday, October 4: 7pm – 9pm
Be among the first to see the fair and enjoy a concert by the pool featuring Thievery Corp (with Eric Hilton)
Tickets are $45 advance purchase / $60 at the door
To purchase tickets click here
Friday, October 5: 12pm – 7pm (students with valid ID free 12pm – 3pm)
Saturday, October 6: 12pm – 7pm
Sunday, October 7: 12pm – 5pm
Among the galleries returning this year are HilgerBrotKunsthalle (Vienna), Nomad Gallery (Brussels), Amstel Gallery (Amsterdam), Aureus Contemporary (Basel), G Fine Art (Washington, DC) and Hamiltonian (Washington, DC). Backerstrasse 4 (Vienna), bitforms (New York), Contemporary Wing (Washington, DC), and Mixed Greens (New York) are among the galleries joining the fair for its second edition.
For a complete list of Gallery Platform Exhibitors click here
This year’s Artist Platform will also include several returning exhibitors, including: Chukwuma Agubokwu, Holly Bass, Emily Biondo, J.J. McCracken and David B. Smith. Joining the roster this year are Prune Nourry, Alex Podesta, Katie Kehoe, and Sheldon Scott.
For a complete list of Artist Platform Exhibitors click here
Programs and Events
Building on the overwhelming response to last year’s programs and events, (e)merge and its partners are delighted to present an expanded series of panel discussions, daily performances, a Video Lounge with Blink Media Art and the (e)merging music stage with ESL Music.
For a complete schedule of panel discussions, museum tours, performances, special projects and concerts please click here
Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Award
One of DC’s leading institutions will be presented with $5,000 by Gallerist to select a notable work of art from the fair for inclusion in its permanent collection.
Sponsors and Cultural Partners
(e)merge would like to thank the following partners and sponsors for their support:
Sponsors: ESL Music, exhibit-e, Marvin Restaurant, UBER, blinkvideo, kaze design, livingsocial, HapstackDemetriou, iStrategy Labs, Industry Gallery, The District of Columbia Committee on Arts and the Humanities, WhiteFord Taylor and Preston, gallery manager, Gallerist, Chez Billy, Brixton
Media Sponsors: The Art Newspaper, DC Magazine, The Art Dossier, Brightest Young Things, worn magazine, Pink Line Project
Cultural Partners: The Corcoran Gallery of Art, The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, The National Gallery of Art, The Phillips Collection and the National Museum of Women in the Arts
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