Gallery Nights


Explore the art of Japanese fabric hand-dying at Resobox, tickle your senses with the XIX Collective’s all-immersive auditory, visual, and tactile performance, and find your perfect holiday gift at The Plaxall Gallery’s annual affordable art fair and postcard exhibition!

Please take this opportunity to support the local arts community, every third Thursday of the month. Long Island City Galleries and art venues will open their doors to the public from 6 to 9 p.m. in an after-hours celebration of art and culture.

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Participating Venues:


5-50 Gallery 
My Shell Makes Itself
A group show & installation by MATERIAL GIRLS, taking the seashell as its central metaphor.


Departure Studios
Opening reception for The Boy Who Liked Pretty Things, A solo show featuring artwork by Jim Seffens.


Joel Voisard Studio
Professional workshop with sculptures on display.

Symbiosis A Story of Relationships - Anastasiya Gutnik Solo

Local Project Art Space
Symbiosis: A Story of Relationships
Russian Artist Anastasiya Gutnik celebrates interconnections among species in the natural world through drawing, sculpture, and installation.


Materials for the Arts
Unknown Numbers by Roberto Visani
This solo exhibition includes sculptures, photographs, and drawings inspired by traditional African figurative art.


The SHOKUNIN Collection Vol. 1: The Evolution of Tradition by Tomoe Senko Co., Ltd
A showcase for craftspeople (known as shokunin in Japanese) to introduce Japanese traditional arts and crafts.


Current exhibitions: École du Soir (The Evening Academy), A project by London-based artist Christian Nyampeta inspired by art making and learning in Africa.
Searching the Sky for Rain, a group show by artists who disregard the ways in which the art industry regulates difference into sanctioned categories. Free guided tour at 7 p.m.


The LIC Arts Open Galleries at the Factory
Fall Salon 2019 
LIC Arts Open’s 4th Annual Salon as part of its recurring fall open studios festival.


The Local NY
Photography show featuring work by Yu Mengci.

Off The Wall 2019

The Plaxall Gallery 
OFF THE WALL II, LIC-A’s 2nd annual affordable art fair.
LIC-A’s Holiday Fundraiser Postcard Exhibition, A group show featuring 4″ x 6″ postcard art.


XIX Collective
Experience nature in full audio, visual, tactile and thermal states. Immersive experience.

Contact Us

LIC Arts Open Center
44-02 23rd Street, Suite #321, Long Island City, New York 11101
Office Number: (718) 392-0722


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