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Alexa

Alexa Fairchild Local Program Director Turnaround Arts: New York City

I direct Turnaround Arts: New York City, a program run by The Kennedy Center that transforms priority schools through the strategic use of the arts. For ten years, I ran school programs at the Brooklyn Museum, leading a talented team of educators and hosting kids and teachers for fun, engaging gallery experiences. My professional life includes serving on the Board of Directors for the Museum Education Roundtable and contributing as a peer reviewer to its publication, the Journal of Museum Education. I'm an advisor to the Women's International Leadership Program at International House and ArtWorks NYC, and I served two years as president of the New York City Museum Educators Roundtable. I've worked at the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia (U.B.C.) in my hometown of Vancouver, Canada; Lower East Side Tenement Museum; and Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine. My graduate degrees are from Bank Street College of Education (M.S. in Ed.) and U.B.C. (M.A. in Art History). And when I'm not geeking out about the arts and education you’ll find me careening down the side of a mountain, on skis or a bike, depending on the season. I tweet as @alexainbrooklyn.
 

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Art takes Manhattan Fair 2018

Where: The Old Robert Miller Gallery
524 West 26th Street
New York, New York

When:6:00 pm Thursday, March 8 - 9:00 pm Sunday, March 11

Workshop Organizer: Art Takes Manhattan

Where: The old Robert Miller Gallery 524 W 26th, Chelsea, New York, NY 10001 When: March 8th to 11th, 2018. Armory Arts Week 2018 Exhibit proposals for Art takes Manhattan Fair 2018 can be submitted here (https://www.cognitoforms.com/ArtTakesManhattan/ArtTakesManhattanFair). The fifth edition of Art takes Manhattan brings the finest art worldwide to the heart of Manhattan.The fair covers the 22,700 sq ft of the old Robert Miller Gallery at 524 W 26th Street, opening on the evening of March 8th and closing its doors on Sunday March 11th. One block from Gagosian and side by side with Galerie Lelong, our New York Landmark site is an unavoidable meeting point for the Armory Arts Week. Come to the opening reception on March 8th from 6 to 9 pm and enjoy our monumental street projections, performances, and live music. We’ll gladly share a toast of champagne with you and world-famous artists such as BAFTAS Awards’ favorite artist Lincoln Townley, Palma d'Oro at the Biennale Montecarlo 2016 Somsak Chaituch, or Russian Fine Arts Academy’s Gold Medal Angel Orensanz. Feel free to contact us directly at fair@arttakesmanhattan.org or give us a call +1 646-338-9424. We'll be glad to discuss your specific needs. Detailed information can also be found on our website, http://arttakesmanhattan.org/. Art takes Manhattan Fair 2018 Online: ArttakesManhattan.org Onsite: 8 - 11 March (FREE Entry) Opening reception: 8th March, 6-9pm 524 W 26th St, New York, NY 26th & 10th Av. adjacent to the High Line Walking Park For more information please contact Chelsea Fernandez at press@arttakesmanhattan.org or call +1 6463389424

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