EFA Open Studios 2017 is an annual event of the EFA Studio Program, which invites the public to explore and interact with over 70 member artists in their studios. It is an opportunity to see artwork in development and gain meaningful insight into the individual creative practices of our artists. This event showcases EFA’s vibrant and diverse community of contemporary artists working in a wide range of media and artistic sensibilities. Rarely can one see so many internationally recognized artists working under the same roof in Manhattan.

Thursday, October 19, 6–10 pm (opening night)
Friday, October 20, 6–9pm
Saturday, October 21, 1–6pm

EFA Center
323 West 39th Street
New York, NY 10018


  • EFA Project Space (2nd Floor):
    Thursday, 12–10pm & Friday, 12–9 pm
    “Near & Dear”, curated by Carrie Moyer. With Jennifer Paige Cohen, Anoka Faruqee, Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt, Sheila Pepe, Alison Saar, Rachel Stern, William Villalongo, and Brian Zegeer.
  • EFA’s Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop (2nd Floor): 
    Saturday, Oct 21, 1–6pm
    The workshop will be offering tours and demonstrations
  • Blackburn 20|20 Gallery (5th Floor): 
    Friday, Oct. 21, 6–9pm
    “EFA RBPMW Annual Member Show” closing reception

Thank you to our sponsors: Garment District Alliance (25th Anniversary Sponsor) and friends at Tito’s Handmade Vodka & Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

For more information, visit studios-efanyc.org/open-studios.

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