Tribeca Art+Culture Night is a downtown arts festival that celebrates culture at large in Tribeca and takes place in 25 or more diverse Lower Manhattan venues. the TAC Festival founded & curated by Jennifer Famery-Mariani, has featured over 1000 artists, 180 exhibitions and 80 special events since its inception in 2016.
It is FREE and OPEN to the public.
The event presents a program of events like a FESTIVAL, showcases venues/organizations like an ART FAIR, unlocks spaces to the public like an OPEN HOUSE, and offers art-walks to showcase exhibitions like an ART NIGHT.
It is also an ART MARATHON. Attendees can choose their own adventure mixing exhibitions with workshops, talks, demonstrations and performances. In just 3 hours, from 6-9 PM, visitors join together to attend a curator-led tour, learn a new skill in a creative workshop, watch a live dance performance, and discover the unexpected in a contemporary gallery they may have never found otherwise.
DIVERSITY and EXPLORATION are the key words for our festival starting with the incredible variety of types of venues featured, through the different event formats available for the public to engage with art, to the range of content available during the festival. TAC Night is an adventurous playground showcasing artists, performers, curators, scientists, chefs, wellness experts, musician, designers, authors, thought leaders and makers.
Tribeca Art+Culture Night facilitates the ACCESS TO ART and connects participants and creatives beyond pre-established cultural categories in intimate settings. It aims to stimulate ideas, imagination, and innovation in the downtown communities
Highlights of previous editions include a walkthrough “Ugo Rondinone: I ♥ John Giorno” (205 Hudson Gallery, Swiss Institute, Artists Space), a literary workshop “how to write a 10 min play” (Flea Theater), a neon making demonstration (Let There Be Neon), a one time performance of “Audience for one" by Jody Oberfelder (Franklin St.), a private walkthrough of Michel Parmentier's first US solo exhibition (Ortuzar Projects), a poetry reading by Max Blagg (Duane Park), a collector's talk with art dealer Stefania Bortolami (Bortolami ), an Afro-Dance workshop with Angel Kaba (Festival Hub), a knife sharpening workshop (Best Made), a paper cutting performance with artist Xin Song (Pearl River Gallery), a private tour of Daniel Buren’s in situ installation (Bortolami), a perfume making workshop, an itinerant dance performance with BC+A (Alexander and Bonin), a puppeteer workshop (Flea Theater), a live classical performance with Jung Sun Kang x Sing for Hope Pianos (Tribeca Park), a theatrical performance of “Electric Awakening” by Dennis Yueh Yee Lee & the Living Theatre (Church St. School), and many more encounters....