2014 Benefit

Festival Closing Night Party

In true Elastic City form, we bring you our version of the "benefit." We'll play with sound and spirits to collectively transform Jack Geary Contemporary over the course of the night.

Please join us at our festival’s closing night party and help Elastic City continue to bring participatory walks, talks and ways to the public.

Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Jack Geary Contemporary
185 Varick Street; Manhattan
Admission: $40/person

Click here to purchase tickets via Brown Paper Tickets.

Open bar with cocktails by Tim Miner (Magic Touch Cocktails)& Tristan Willey
Hors d'oeuvre: Butterfield Catering
Spirits: Tito's Handmade Vodka
Water: Perrier
Chocolate: JoMart Chocolates

Red carpet performances: luciana achugar, Nancy Nowacek, Niegel Smith

Portraits: Kate Glicksberg
DJ: John DeCicco
Lighting: Esteban Varas
MC: Ben Weber
Party marm: Nicolette Dixon

Current exhibition: Richard Jacobs

We'll have a raffle with prizes from: Beggars Group, HERE Arts Center, Joe's Pub, Kings County Distillery, a cocktail class with Tim Miner, Origins, Red Hook Winery, Shankminds, United Airlines/Peter Shankman, and more!

Host Committee: John DeCicco, Nora Hennessy, Heather Janoff Johnson, Carla Kasumi, Sonya Kolowrat, Keith Paul Medelis, Tim Miner, Nancy Nowacek, Todd Shalom, Peter Shankman, Niegel Smith, Ryan Tracy and Ben Weber

Festival partnering organizations: Pratt Institute's new MFA in Writing; Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation (GSAPP); Brooklyn Museum; Jack Geary Contemporary; Aerial Arts NYC and Lab/Shul

This program is supported, in part, by public funds from The New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with The City Council.

Festival foundation support: Asylum Arts & Foundation for Contemporary Arts

Media partner: Hyperallergic

Click here to see photos from our 2014 benefit.