Armory Week 2013 Art Fair Cheat Sheet

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(Courtesy The Armory Show)

The fairs are upon us! Here’s everything you need to know to navigate New York’s most important fairs this week.

ARMORY SHOW: MARCH 7–10
By far the biggest of the fairs, the Armory Show will feature over 200 exhibitors on Piers 92 and 94 (both located at 12th Avenue at West 55th Street). Look for modern art on Pier 92 and contemporary art on Pier 94.
March 7–10, 12–7 p.m. Admission: general $30, students $10, groups (10+) $15, Run of Show Pass (4-day) $60, The Armory Show + VOLTA NY Dual Pass $40.

ADAA ART SHOW: MARCH 6-10
The ADAA Art Show turns 25 this year! You can find its 72 exhibitors in the Park Avenue Armory (Park Avenue and East 67th Street).
March 6–9, 12–8 p.m.; March 10, 12–5 p.m. Admission: General $25.

INDEPENDENT: MARCH 7-10
Over 40 exhibitors representing 14 countries will comprise Independent, located at 548 West 22nd Street. This year’s edition is focusing especially on nonprofit institutions affected by Hurricane Sandy—Chelsea establishments the Kitchen and Printed Matter are participating for the first time.
March 7, 4–9 p.m.; March 89, 11 a.m.8 p.m.; March 10, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Admission: free.

MOVING IMAGE: MARCH 7-10
Video art reigns supreme at Moving Image, where work by 30 artists will appear in the Waterfront New York Tunnel at 269 11th Avenue.
March 7–9, 11 a.m.–8 p.m. (opening reception March 7, 6–8 p.m.); March 10, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Admission: free.

SCOPE: MARCH 6-10
Scope will present 55 international galleries and 20 Breeder Program galleries, new institutions selected by a curatorial panel, at 312 West 33rd Street.
March 6, 3–9 p.m. (first view); March 7–9, 11 a.m.8 p.m.; March 10, 11 a.m.7 p.m. Admission: first view on March 6, $100, general March 7–10, $20, students $15.

VOLTA NY: MARCH 7-10
The sixth edition of Volta NY, which will feature 95 international galleries, will be held in a new location this year—the exhibition site 82Mercer (the entrance is actually 76 Mercer Street).
March 7, 2–8 p.m.; March 89, 11 a.m.8 p.m; March 10, 11 a.m.6 p.m. Admission: general, $15, students $10, groups (10+) $10, the Armory Show + VOLTA NY Dual Pass $40.