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Past Event November 7, 2019 / 7:00pm – 9:00pm
The Armory Show
Enjoy a conversation with Nicole Berry, executive director of The Armory Show, an art fair and cultural destination based in New York City. The Armory Show features presentations by leading international galleries, innovative artist commissions, and dynamic public programs. Since its founding in 1994, The Armory Show has served as a nexus for the art world, inspiring dialogue, discovery, and patronage in the visual arts.
This event is held in conjunction with Contemporary Cocktails, with drinks by our Mixologist in Residence Tiffanie Barriere. Admission is free. Credit only bar.
Parking is free in the lot at Bankhead & Means Street. You can access the lot via Bankhead Avenue and proceed past the parking attendant booth.
As Executive Director, Nicole Berry leads the development and strategic vision of The Armory Show, directly overseeing exhibitor relations and spearheading the fair’s VIP program. Nicole joined The Armory Show in September 2016 as Deputy Director, and was appointed to the role of Executive Director in November 2017. Previously, Nicole served as Deputy Director of Expo Chicago from 2011-2016, playing a prominent role in expanding the fair’s exhibitor list and collector base, both internationally and in the American Midwest. Raised in San Francisco, Nicole received a Bachelor’s Degree from Colgate University and a Master’s Degree in Art History from the University of California at Davis. She has been active in the international art world as an art historian, art writer, curator and art advisor for over a decade. Beginning her career in the Contemporary Department at Sotheby’s in London, she subsequently worked in New York City at Vivian Horan Fine Art, James Goodman Gallery and as Director at Nathan A. Bernstein Gallery. In 2006, Nicole created Accessible Art, a company that provides advising and consulting services in addition to reviews and information on global art events. Nicole lectures on a range of topics from collection building to navigating fine art museums and international art fairs.
November 21 / 7:00pm
TTTHURSDAY with YOUR FRIEND: Live Figure Drawing
with Tommy Taylor
Every Third Thursday enjoy people, drinks, art, and “MUSIC YOU NEED” provided by LXXX YOU at Atlanta Contemporary.
November 24 / 12:00pm
A free and interactive family-friendly program, Contemporary Kids introduces children to contemporary art and artists through approachable media and hands-on activities.
December 5 / 7:00pm
SFQP Artist Talk
with Jacob O’Kelley
Presented by Southern Fried Queer Pride
SFQP Artist Talks are a new series of talks and workshops featuring local Atlanta artists sharing their work, experiences, and insight!