2017 Holiday Market Roundup

Its officially the holiday season, and here is your chance to support your local community of artists, small business, and grassroots advocacy groups.

Below we have featured upcoming events where you can stock up on gifts for yourself and your loved ones, as well as fundraising campaigns in the art and publishing communities across the country.

Saturday & Sunday, December 2–3, 2017
Forward Union
– An annual social action info fair, bringing together diverse activist organizations, topical art installations, and public programs.
Free and Open to the Public
714 Broadway, Manhattan

Saturday & Sunday, December 2–3, 2017, 11am–6pm
Hauser & Wirth, Los Angeles, Holiday Market
Celebrate the season at the inaugural Holiday Market, a two-day marketplace of art, food, and craft. The market will include hand-crafted products from local and international makers, as well as family workshops led by LA-based artists and nonprofit organizations. Participating vendors include Art + Practice, ARTBOOK, LKLY, Made Solid, Milla Chocolates, Piece by Piece, and Rio Terà dei Pensieri.
Free and Open to the Public
901 E 3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90013

Friday, December 8, 11:30 am4:30 pm
Odd and Ends Art Book Fair, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven– Books by artists and art-book makers are on display and for sale in the Gallery lobby. The fair includes books from small independent publishers who focus on art, architecture, photography, and design; rare and limited-edition books and zines printed in short runs and showcasing a range of publishing endeavors; and artists’ books by students and alumni of the Yale University School of Art and the Rhode Island School of Design, in Providence, Rhode Island.
Free and Open to the Public
1111 Chapel Street (at York Street) New Haven, Connecticut

Wednesday, December 13th, 6–8pm
FESTIVUS FOR THE REST OF US! A non denominational xmas party at the Boo-Hooray Estate/Compound/Commune/Non Presidential Gallery.
Boo-Hooray, 153 Lafayette Street – 5th Floor, Manhattan

Thursday, December 14th, 6–9pm
Anger Management Pop-up Store Closing Party
Curated by Marilyn Minter and Andrianna Campbell with support from Chad Philips, Brooklyn Museum Director of Merchandising. The shop features limited edition items with themes like resistance, protest, and hope.
Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway
Brooklyn, New York 11238-6052

Saturday, December 16, 12–5pm
Social Justice Holiday Market
Indoor gathering of small vendors selling all things social justice-y… so you don’t have to buy corporate crap for your loved-ones, and can instead uplift local artists, makers, and community-led efforts.
Free and Open to the Public
Mayday Space, 176 Nicholas Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11237

Saturday, December 16, 1–5pm
Art Tag Sale Supporting GMHC
Art for sale for $50 or less, curated by JAG Projects. Delicious food and drink by your favorite NY chefs. Join Julia Sherman (aka Salad for President) and GMHC for the 5th edition of The Art Tag Sale. Enjoy food and drink by your favorite chefs, while artists offer treasures from their archive in this one-day-only sale.’
noon-1PM, Ticketed Preview
1–5pm, Free and Open to the Public
WeWork Soho West, 175 Varick Street, New York, New York 10014

Saturday, December 16, 1–9pm
Honey’s Holiday Market
93 Scott Avenue, Brooklyn, New York 11237

ORGANIZATIONS THAT WE LOVE:

Shannon Michael Cane Memorial Fund / Printed Matter
This memorial fund in Shannon’s name, initiated by his closest friends, will support future Printed Matter projects carried out in his memory. All contributions are fully tax-deductible.

X-TRA 20th Anniversary Programming Drive
X-TRA is celebrating twenty years! Twenty years of providing a platform for artists to define the terms of their own engagement! Twenty years of diverse, high quality critical writing from Los Angeles! Twenty years of free distribution to schools! Twenty years of provoking and promoting intelligent arts discourse!

Your gift will support: a lecture by Andrea Fraser, commissions from Martine Syms and Pope.L, X-TRA Artist’s Projects by Lex Brown and Carmen Argote, Jan Tumlir’s forthcoming book on noise and monochromes, events with artists Malik Gaines, Michelle Grabner, Pope.L, Tracy Jeanne Rosenthal, Patrick Staff, Martine Syms, the expansion of X-TRA Online and the everyday nuts and bolts making a small nonprofit work.

Make a fully tax-deductible donation here!
To join as a member and get a subscription too, visit https://secure.x-traonline.org/store/category/13

Support Vox Poluli, Philadelphia
The Gates foundation is matching this fundraiser up to $1K until they reach their overall limit, so donate early!

As Vox approaches its 30th anniversary, they need your help to Make Vox Happen and continue its role in shaping the contemporary art community in Philadelphia.

Booklyn has been invited to move into ArtBuilt Brooklyn, a vibrant new arts community at the Brooklyn Army Terminal in Sunset Park, Brooklyn.

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