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2019 Schedule

Join in on a collective conversation between artists, collectors, entrepreneurs, scholars, journalists, and more. 

DAY 1 | Thursday, 21 March 2019

Grab a seat the #BringYourSoul Art Bus to kick-off the 4th Edition of Young Collectors Contemporary. During the progressive dinner bus tour, attendees will be taken to four stops with food and drinks provided at each stop. Each stop highlights the city's unique aesthetic, creative spaces, history, and local artists. 

SuperPass Ticket Required.

Progressive Dinner designed and prepared by Chef Desmond Robinson, D.Arthur’s Catering.


DAY 2 | Friday, 22 March 2019

Attendees will gather at The National Civil Rights Museum for a full day of tours, discussions, and conversations to assist them in furthering their artistic talent through professional development and cultural development.

9:00AM- 3:00PM

Arts Writing Masterclass with Aimee Walleston (Limited Tickets Available)

During this art criticism masterclass workshop, attendees will be invited to compose and workshop short-form "flash" reviews of an artwork of their choice shown at the fair. The writers will workshop this writing on-site with their peers, receiving editorial instruction and feedback from NYC-based art writer and editor Aimee Walleston. After this 5-hour workshop is completed, writers will be invited to use the following week to compose essay-length reviews of the entire fair, to be reviewed and edited by art writing professionals involved with the fair.

Masterclass tickets are available for singular purchase while supplies last.

11:00AM- 1:00PM

Private Student Tour with Mary Webster

(Curriculum Will Be Made Available for Download on March 22, 2019)

3:30-5:00PM

Masterclass on Creative Strategies for Artists and Community with De Nichols

Masterclass tickets are available for singular purchase while supplies last.

7:00PM- 10:00PM

NEXAIR Opening Night Party featuring Future-Everything’s Strooly, TEHKAL, & Qemist

Young Arts Patrons is pleased to the NEXAIR Opening Night Party. The official party celebrates the artists of the 2019 Young Collectors Contemporary featuring sounds from Future-Everything’s Strooly & Qemist.

Food catered by Paradox Catering.

Dress code is “Mona Lisa Chic." aka dress in what makes you feel stylish.


Day 3 | Saturday, 23 March 2018

11:00AM- 4:00PM

Attendees will gather at Crosstown Arts Theatre for panels, keynotes, and conversations. Topics cover the spectrum of today’s pressing themes: state of the arts, mental health, identity, journalism, social justice, innovation, community, policy, and more.

To attend, purchase the General Weekend Pass or SuperPass, Good for Entry on Saturday and Sunday.

 

Day 4 |Sunday, 24 March 2019 | 1PM

Ever have thoughts about what happens to art once its leaves the artist's studio or gallery? Join us as we pour up some mimosas and invite you into the minds of interior designers to learn how art plays such a vital role in interiors and what you should be thinking about when you incorporate them to your own.

Attendees will gather at Young Collectors Contemporary exhibiting space in Crosstown Concourse. Carmeon Hamilton, Shavonda Gardner, and fellow designers will lead a tour with vignettes. Must be 21+ for drinks.

To attend, purchase the General Weekend Pass or SuperPass, Good for Entry on Saturday and Sunday.


**Lineup May Change Without Warning