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80 Washington Square East

80WSE Gallery

80 Washington Square East is a not-for-profit gallery affiliated with the Department of Art and Art Professions that presents contemporary and historical exhibitions.  The gallery resides in the historic Benedick building at Washington Square Park, originally commissioned in 1879 by Lucius Tuckerman, a wealthy iron manufacturer. 

Each spring, the gallery hosts MFA Thesis exhibitions.  Throughout the school year, student installations from the MFA, BFA, and Costume Studies MA programs are on view in the Project Space.

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Events and Exhibitions

At Barney Building

Postponed Events - In accordance with the latest NYU Coronavirus policy, these events are postponed.

All For One Of A Kind
Graduate Art Therapy Student Annual Exhibition

February 19 - March 11, 2020
Opening Reception: February 19, 6:30-8:30pm

Rosenberg Gallery
34 Stuyvesant Street, New York, NY 10003

Contributing Artists: Emily Balber, Anita Battagliola, Ming-Yu Chang, Misuk Choe, Christina Chu, Sarah Fagan, Daniele Gentile, Jessica Goldman, Amanda Hartwell, Wannha Klinpun, Yuko Kyutoku, Shirin Mazdeyasna, Kyle McKeen, Kirara Miyahara, Bridget Nelson, Alissa Paulison, Zaineb Qureshi, Mariah Robbins, Gabriella Romero, Brandon Scott, Tom Smith, Leesa Tabrizi, Julianne Thompson and Caroline Yopes.

Carry On
An exhibition curated by ‘other content’, the VAA MA program curatorial collective, including work by MFA and BFA students.
February 19 - March 12, 2020
Opening Reception: February 19, 5-7pm
Commons Gallery
34 Stuyvesant Street, New York, NY 10003

Carry On is an exhibition in a variety of media - painting, sculpture, installation, video, and photography - that explores the potential of art as an exteriorization of one’s memories as well as the impact of personal past on the present.

Around Campus

Postponed Events - In accordance with the latest NYU Coronavirus policy, these events are postponed.  

Senior Honors Studio 2019/20
Opening Receptions: Wednesdays, 5-7pm
80WSE Gallery
80 Washington Square E, New York, NY 10003

Senior Honors Studio 2019/20 chronicles a series of five, week-long exhibitions, featuring pairs of BFA Studio Art majors, working in close collaboration with curatorial Masters / PhD candidates from New York University’s Institute of Fine Arts. The exhibitions are conceived under the dual auspices of the student organized NYU Curatorial Collaborative and the Senior Honors Studio Program.

February 12 - February 16: The Inbetween
Curator: Charlotte Kinberger
Artists: Alyx Runyon, Maya Beverly

February 19 - February 23: Cellar / Attic
Curator: Blake Oetting
Artists: Hue Bui, Monique Muse

February 26 - March 1: Tracing History Through Myth
Curator: Katie Maher
Artists: Martine Velasco, Andy Wang

March 4 - March 8: Beyond Objects
Curator: Cindy Qian
Artists: Mika Lee, Hannah Park

March 11 - March 15: The Life of Objects
Curator: Andres Gonzalez
Artists: Chanel Khoury, Christine JiMIn Park

First Year MFA Exhibition: First Impression Rose
March 4 - 22, 2020
Opening Reception: March 4, 5-7pm
80WSE Gallery
80 Washington Square E, New York, NY 10003

Featuring work by Anna Ambrose, Cindy Conrad, Lloyd Foster, Nathan Friedman, Birdie Hall, Jordan Holm, Lisa Park, Kristin Rikhardsdottir, Masa Shigeta and Marian Williams.

NYU Steinhardt 2020 MFA Thesis Exhibitions at 80WSE Gallery
NYU Steinhardt’s Department of Art and Art Professions and 80WSE Gallery invite you to the 2020 MFA Thesis Exhibitions in New York’s Greenwich Village. The work presented is the culmination of intensive research and production by our second-year MFA degree candidates.

April 1 - 21, 2020
Opening Reception: April 1, 5-8pm
Featuring work by Lauren Ball, James Borges, Riley Dunbar, Mike M.Y. Lee and Jesse Thompson.

April 29 - May 20, 2020
Opening Reception: April 29, 5-8pm
Featuring work by Victoire Bourgois, Jazmín López, Robbie McDonald, Raisa Nosova and Lidija Ristic.