Time: November 14, 2010 from 1pm to 5pm
Street: 155 Bank St
City/Town: New York, NY
Website or Map: http://www.gvshp.org/_gvshp/e…
Phone: 212 475 9585
Event Type: 20, selected, studios, tour, including, french, artist, claudia, vargas
Organized By: Greenwich Village Society for Historical Preservation
Latest Activity: Nov 8, 2010
WESTBETH is the building were TV, the transistor radio, the microphone, the ampliphier,the Manhattan Project, were conceived, and since the 70s home to artists like Merce Cunningham, Gil Evans (at whose place Miles Davis created his music), Diane Arbus and many other talented artists. The newest Westbeth resident is French artist Claudia Vargas, whose studio is part of the tour!
The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation and the Westbeth Artists Residents Council invite you to
Go West - for an exclusive artists’ studio tour and celebration of Westbeth art and history!
Sunday, November 14
1:00 to 5:00 P.M.
Registration begins 12:30 P.M.
Westbeth Community Room
Enter at 155 Bank Street
(btw. Washington & West Streets)
Get an insider’s look at this groundbreaking landmark of adaptive re-use and artists’ housing designed by Richard Meier, with exclusive access to approximately twenty private artists’ studios with striking designs, artwork, and spectacular river and city views. Also includes guided architectural and history tours throughout the day and access to Westbeth’s shared work spaces, sculpture studio, and gallery.
Join us in celebrating 30 years of GVSHP and 40 years of Westbeth, now on the State and National Registers of Historic Places and under consideration for New York City landmark status.
Click here for tickets and more information.
Connect with GVSHP:
The Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation
232 East 11 Street, New York, NY 10003 : 212.475.9585 : firstname.lastname@example.org