Dear Grace Exhibition Space family,
COVID-19 is an unprecedented situation and the source of anxiety in our city and across the globe. In the face of this challenging time, and in consultation with our Board, Grace Exhibition Space has closed doors to the public. In the midst of this uncertainty, we remain committed to supporting artists and providing the very highest quality programming to the degree that it is safe. We are deeply grateful for your ongoing support of our work and our mission, and your commitment to Performance Art.
We have opened the doors to local NYC artists/actvists Dee Dee Maucher and Theresa Byrnes. Working in-residence while making use of the public Plaza out front, and the large windows that overlook the Plaza.
Virtually: We continue to offer live international programming via our website: https://grace-exhibition-space.com/graceStreamingPerformance.php
Please remember to reach out to your community of loved ones, friends and colleagues during these challenging times
182 AVENUE C NEW YORK, NY 10009
Grace, n. - simple elegance or refinement of movement
Grace Period - an extended period granted as a special favor
The Three Graces (Greek Mythology) - charm, grace, and beauty
Opened in 2006, Grace Exhibition Space is devoted exclusively to Performance Art. We offer an opportunity to experience visceral and challenging works by the current generation of international performance artists whether emerging, mid-career or established. Our events are presented on the floor, not on a stage, dissolving the boundary between artist and viewer. This is how performance art is meant to be experienced and our mission is the glorification of performance art.
Grace Exhibition Space presents over 30 curated live performance art exhibitions each year, showcasing new work by more than 400 performance artists from across the United States and the world since 2006.
Grace Exhibition Space for International Performance Art Space IRS tax-exempt 501(c)3 status in 2013.
Current Board Members
Jill McDermid, Director
Ming Liu, Secretary
Rae Goodwin, Treasurer
Honorary Board established 2021
Linda Mary Montano
Annie M. Sprinkle
Jaguar Mary X
Andrea Pagnes [Italy/Germany]
Chen Jin [China]
김광철 GIm Gwang Cheol [South Korea]
Grace Exhibition Space has been funded in part for their 2020 season by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
Grace Exhibition Space follows the We Have a Voice Collectives Code of Conduct to Promote Safe(r) Workplaces in the Performing Arts:
Code Of Conduct - The We Have Voice Collective
To Promote Safer Workplaces In The Performing Arts
This code promotes zero tolerance for harassment of any kind, including but not limited to sexual harassment and bullying. the commitments and definitions herein promote the creation and strengthening of safe(r) spaces that uphold the equitable treatment of all people regardless of their various identities and positionalities, including gender identity, race, age, ability, ethnicity, culture, immigration status, sexual orientation and identity, class position and economic background, and religious belief and affiliation.
Have you experienced or witnessed harassment but felt you couldn’t speak up?
If you are in a position of power, you must respond to reports of harassment, this code offers clarity and tools for people working in the performing arts. how can we commit to creating safe(r) spaces in the performing and performance arts:
For more information and resources, visit: www.wehavevoice.org
GRACE EXHIBITION SPACE IS WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE IN THE PERFORMANCE SPACE AND REST ROOM
Grace Exhibition Space has received the Guidestar Gold Seal of Approval for Transparency