Art Installations, Events & Exhibits in NYC ~ it’s the October 2023 GothamToGo Roundup




My Charles Fazzino ~ Halloween in Greenwich Village (1980s)

Let’s kick-off the Fall Season with a few annual favorites ~ The Blessing of the Animals; The Atlantic Antic™ Festival; Archtober & Open House New York; The Little Red Lighthouse Festival, NYCxDesign, Art in Odd Places; The Paper Dress Ball, and The New Yorker Festival. We expect beautiful Fall weather for the LES Arts & Culture Open House, First Thursday in DUMBO, and the Madison Avenue Fall Gallery Walk. The Apollo Theater ushers in a Festival of Arts & Ideas, and Trashion Fashion finally gets to strut its stuff in Morningside Park. October brings with it a much anticipated Triangle Fire Memorial dedication as well as a plethora of new gallery exhibitions, including a hardy welcome to White Cube NYC, opening its doors on Madison Avenue. Here are a few suggestions, ending with one of our favorite annual celebrations ~ Halloween.

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Halloween at Grove Court in Greenwich Village




Photographed in 2011, AFineLyne

In addition to the Tricks, Treats, and Parades are the homes spilling over with Halloween enthusiasm. One of the Treats of this Holiday is the six red-brick townhouses that make up the private complex known as Grove Court, set back at 13 Grove Street. Every year, the residents of Grove Court fill the courtyard with pumpkins. Here are two photos we took on two separate years.

A little history  of Grove Court can be found in Off the Grid. #SavingPlaces #ThisPlaceMatters

Photographed in 2010, AFineLyne