Join a range of Armory artists and partners for an enlightening and interactive afternoon of open studios, workshops, activations, and discussion for people of all ages to explore dance, poetry, music, and more.

Inspired by the tradition of artists helping artists, Armory Artists-in-Residence including dancer and choreographer Reggie (Regg Roc) Gray and performance artist Carmelita Tropicana open their studios to showcase their work, highlight the work of fellow artists, and offer workshops to attendees. And Armory Arts Education Teaching Artists and Youth Corps lead “articipatory” creative workshops to create a communal work of art that illustrates the creative, process-driven, multi-disciplinary teaching style that is central to the program’s initiatives.

Other participants include: National Black Theatre, performance artist and musician Karen Finley, cellist and artist Ethan Philbrick, jazz and world music singer Kavita Shah, jazz pianist Fabian Almazan, bassist and composer Linda May Han Oh, visual art performance warrior Cassils, martial arts instructor and coach Kristen Cabildo, costume designer and founder of Black Trans Liberation Qween Jean, actor and founder of Anticapitalism for Artists Chris Myers, and Columbia University Professor Jack Halberstam, who draws on the collaborative nature of the event with a keynote conversation discussing the state of mutual aid and the arts communities in New York, the U.S., and around the globe.

Skillshare Schedule

Session 1: Performance and Plenary Discussion

Session 2: Open Studios, Workshops, and Activations

Session 3: Roundtable Discussion and Performances

Photo © Da Ping Luo

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August 21, 2022

Sunday, August 21 at 12:00pm
Tickets: $25 (plus fees)

Health and Safety Protocols
All ticket-holders must be fully vaccinated. “Fully vaccinated” means that you received your final dose of an FDA or WHO-approved vaccine at least 14 days before your performance date. At check-in, ticket holders will be required to show proof of full vaccination (the New York State Excelsior Pass or a hard copy or photo of your vaccination card) and a government-issued photo ID.

All patrons and staff are required to wear masks while inside the Armory except when actively eating or drinking in designated areas (N95, KN95 or KF94 masks are recommended). To view additional COVID-19 Policies, please visit our FAQs page.

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