With a community of artists and galleries residing #UpstairsAtIC and an ever-changing ground floor of art, Industry City is home to creatives and public space to explore and be inspired. This July, IC introduces its first Art Saturday, a day of programming, including gallery openings, live movement performances, workshops, and pop-ups.


Opening: Summer Lounge – International Group Art Exhibition


Court Tree Collective, 51 35th Street (The Makers Guild, Building 5) | 3 – 6pm

Until September 10, 2022

Court Tree Collective proudly presents Summer Lounge, an international group exhibition featuring 100 works from 30 different artists. This salon-style layout is intended for viewers to spend time with the art in a casual setting. See the artist line-up here.

Court Tree Collective is an art gallery & shop established by a group of artists and creatives with the primary purpose of representing and supporting the work of emerging and established contemporary artists.

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Opening: Figuration – GJ Kimsunken Solo Exhibition


Photo Courtesy of YI GALLERY

YI GALLERY, 254 36th Street (6th Fl, Building 2) | 3 – 6pm

Until September 10, 2022

Kimsunken’s work, questions human existence: who we are, why we are, and what we are for. Each painting contains a simplified human figure, achieved by scraping away paint on the canvas. To Kimsunken, it is the most direct way of mark-making. This method is very much related to the core theme of his work – arousing the human condition – leading to the question of human salvation. Inspired by the beauty and imperfection of the Korean Moon Jar, Kimsunken’s agonizingly simple gestures result in compositions that are lean and austere yet immersive and generous in nature.


YI GALLERY program features a diverse and eclectic mix of emerging and mid-career international artists. YI is committed to offering a platform for distinctive artistic voices while enhancing the public’s interaction with contemporary art.

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Opening: Contents Under Pressure


Mister Kaves’ Neighborhood, 51 35th Street (The Makers Guild, Building 5) | 12 – 5pm

Opening this weekend, Contents Under Pressure is an extension of gallery and art atelier Mister Kaves’ Neighborhood, located in The Makers Guild at IC. Led by Michael “Kaves” McLeer – a creator and fine painter whose artistic journey began with spray paint on New York City subway trains in the 1980s, the show celebrates urban art from its very first forms to the forms it is poised to take in the future. Contents Under Pressure showcases both the physical and digital work of Kaves along with other artists. Each physical work is accompanied by a digitized NFT version.

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Terry Knickerbocker Studio: Live Movement Performance


Courtyard 5/6, 51 35th Street | 3 – 4:30pm

Experience a live, immersive, and physical performance by Terry Knickerbocker Studio and Hudson Valley Movement Co.. Known for their innovative and site-specific movement work; the Hudson Valley Movement Co. will bring their movement investigations to the outdoors, more specifically IC’s Courtyard 5/6.

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SASKIA: Bead Making Workshop


51 35th Street (Building 5) | 12 – 4pm

Every Saturday 

Join SASKIA for a kids + adults beading workshop. With the purchase of their DIY bead kits, Saskia and her team will help to make your own jewelry. 

SASKIA channels the inspiration found in cultures worldwide into original designs that resonate deeply with those who wear them. Made with materials sourced from Africa, Asia, Europe, and beyond, SASKIA seeks to bring the world a bit closer together.

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Kids Flower Arrangement Workshop


Photo Courtesy of Japan Village

The Loft at Japan Village, 934 3rd Ave (Building 4) | 11:15am – 12:15pm

Join IPPIN PROJECT for a kids’ flower arranging workshop at The Loft at Japan Village. Attendees will learn about the basics of Japanese flower arrangement, from vases selection process to methods of exhibiting their work. Materials, floral foam, containers, and flowers will be provided. Please bring your own scissors.

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YUi Brooklyn Candle Pop-Up


Photo Courtesy of Japan Village

The Loft at Japan Village, 934 3rd Ave (Building 4) | 11am – 6pm

Saturday + Sunday 

Swing by the second level of Japan Village for this weekend’s pop-up market in The Loft by YUi Brooklyn, a Brooklyn-based Japanese candle maker. YUi will showcase and sell a variety of hand-poured soy and beeswax candles in beautiful shapes and scents inspired by the Kawaii culture.

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Japanese Pottery Pop-Up


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The Loft at Japan Village, 934 3rd Ave (Building 4) | 11am – 6pm

Saturday + Sunday 
The Japanese Pottery Fair in The Loft at Japan Village will showcase a variety of pottery pieces made by Japanese female potters. Purchase unique and original handcrafted pottery goods at the fair!

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Time to Shine: Interactive Art Installation by Zipeng Zhu


238 36th Street (Food Hall, Building 2) | All Day

Until the end of July 

Brooklyn-based artist Zipeng Zhu has created an interactive art pop-up dedicated to the LGBTIQ+ community. Time to Shine is a collection of 3,500 cards encouraging participants to celebrate + embrace their identity through reimagining the traditional name tag. The initiative supports OutRight Action International, an LGBTIQ+ non-profit organization. Take a name tag, donate via the QR code and Industry City will match the donated funds up to $3,500. The donation technology is made possible by Fundraise Up, a fundraising solution technology firm located in Industry City that doubles online donation revenue and triples recurring donors.

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Self-Guided Art Tour by The Collision Project


Campus-wide | All Day

Year-round

Murals, sculptures, and installations from a variety of designers based in New York, and beyond. The Collision Project utilizes the campus of Industry City as a diverse and flexible testing ground for artists and visionaries to collaborate and promote exploration of the grounds. We nurture art as experience and facilitate and activate new areas of co-creation. Download the art map here


Explore other IC happenings from family-friendly programing to campus-wide live music here

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