Armory Week 2014 Art Fair Cheat Sheet

(Courtesy The Armory Show)

(Courtesy The Armory Show)

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

Armory Show: March 6-9
The largest of the fairs, The Armory Show will feature over 200 exhibitors on Piers 92 and 94 (both located at 12th Avenue and West 55th Street). For modern art go to Pier 92. For contemporary head to 94, where you’ll find the fair’s fifth regional Focus section, which will concentrate on China this year. 
March 6-9, 12-7 p.m. Admission: general $40, Students $20, Groups (10+) $25, Run of Show Pass (4-day) $75, The Armory Show + VOLTA NY Dual Pass $50

ADAA Art Show: March 5-9
The ADAA Art Show will feature 72 exhibitors at the historic Park Avenue Armory (Park Avenue and East 67th Street). As usual, admission proceeds will benefit Henry Street Settlement.
March 5-7, 12-8 p.m.; March 8, 12-7 p.m.; March 9, 12-5 p.m. Admission: gala preview on March 4, $175-$2,000, general $25

Independent: March 6-9
Over 50 exhibitors from 14 countries comprise Independent this year, all located at 548 West 22nd Street. This is the first year the fair will charge admission.
March 6, 6-8 p.m. (free vernissage); March 7-8, 12-7 p.m.; March 9, 12-6 p.m. Admission: general $20

Moving Image: March 6-9
If video art is your bliss, this is the fair to hit. Featuring works by 35 artists, Moving Image will be held at the Waterfront New York Tunnel at 269 11th Avenue.
March 6-8, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; March 9, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission: free

Scope: March 6-9
Scope will present 60 international galleries plus 20 Breeder Program galleries representing a total of 22 countries. The show will be located at 312 West 33rd Street.
March 6, 6 p.m.-9 p.m. (first view); March 7-8, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.; March 9, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Admission: first view $100, general $25, student $15

VOLTA NY: March 6-9
The seventh installment of Volta NY will feature over 90 international galleries at 82 Mercer Street (entrance at 76 Mercer St between Spring and Broome Streets).
March 6, 6-9 p.m.; March 7-8, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; March 9, 10 a.m.-5p.m. Admission: general $15, students $10, groups (10+) $10, VOLTA NY + The Armory Show Dual Pass $50