More than 20 New York art galleries will open for free to the public as part of the annual Chelsea Gallery Walk

Installation of the Lalanne: Au Grand Air in the Kasmin Sculpture Garden. Work © 2022 Les Lalanne/Artist Rights Society (ARS), New York/ADAGP, Paris. Photography: Diego Flores

For one night next week, more than 20 New York art galleries will open their doors to the public as part of the annual Chelsea Gallery Walk. Organized by the Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA), the free self-guided walk takes place July 20 from 6-8 p.m. at 22 member galleries across Chelsea, offering a unique opportunity to see world-class art after the office hours. In addition to enjoying the latest exhibitions presented, there will also be a selection of special programming.

Image courtesy of the Art Dealers Association of America (ADAA)

ADAA consists of approximately 200 member galleries located in 30 cities across the country, including 43 located in Chelsea alone.

Some of the participants in this year’s walk include David Kordansky, Garth Greenan, Jack Shainman and Sikkema Jenkins & Co. A highlight of the event is Kasmin’s rooftop sculpture garden, which will feature the city’s first outdoor exhibit. gallery of works by French sculptors Les Lalanne.

Chelsea Gallery Walk’s special programming includes the following:

  • Nohra Haime Gallery, 7 p.m.: Guided tour by Julie Hedrick of her exhibition LIFE; music composed for the exhibition by Peter Wetzler.
  • Susan Inglett Gallery, 6:00-8:00 p.m.: Serve delicious Korean snacks; the artist Woomin Kim will be present.
  • David Kordansky Gallery, 6 p.m.-8 p.m.: Welcome with refreshments.
  • Yossi Milo Gallery, 7 p.m.: Presentation of the exhibition followed by a Q&A; artists Emily Mullin and Daniel Gordon will be present.
  • Ricco/Maresca Gallery, 6 p.m.: A guided tour led by Phong H. Bui and Cal Mckeever, curators of the exhibition Singing in unison: artists must create on the same scale that society has the capacity to destroy (Part 4); followed by a reception with refreshments.
  • Nara Rösler, 6 p.m.-8 p.m.: Welcome with refreshments for the gallery’s current exhibition, The fold on the horizon organized by Marcos Chaves, and book party for the new monograph by Abraham Palatnik, Enchantment / Experimentation published by Nara Roesler Books. Copies will be available for purchase.
  • Mary Ryan Gallery, 6:00-8:00 p.m.: A reception with refreshments.
  • Washburn Gallery 6:00-8:00 p.m.: artist JoAnne Carson will be present.


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Mildred D. Field