Visit The 8th Floor
The 8th Floor is an independent exhibition and event space
established in 2010 by Shelley and Donald Rubin to promote artistic and cultural initiatives. Inspired by The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation, the gallery is committed to broadening the access and availability of art to New York audiences. Seeking further cultural exchange, The 8th Floor explores the potential of art as an instrument for social change in the 21st century, through an annual program of innovative contemporary art exhibitions and an events program comprised of performances, salon-style discussions, and those organized by external partners.
Fall Events at The 8th Floor
Mobility and Its Discontents
March 6 - June 12
I Can't Breathe, a Workshop and Performance by Shaun Leonardo
Between History and the Body
July 9 - October 16
One of a Kind
Grupo Antillano and the Art of Afro-Cuba
Hours Open To the Public
Saturday by appointment
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The 8th Floor is located at 17 W 17th Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues.
From Union Square (4,5,6,L,N,Q,R) walk North and make a left on 17th Street. The 8th Floor will be on your right following the intersection with 5th Avenue.
From 14th Street, (F,M) head North and make a right on 17th Street. The 8th Floor will be on your left.
From 14th Street, (1,2,3) head north and make a right on 17th street. The 8th Floor will be on your left following the intersection with 6th Avenue.
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Detrás del Muro
Behind the Wall
Cuba at Bat
Waiting for the Idols to Fall
Two Citizens of Utopia
Window on North Korea
Recent Paintings from the Year of the Protester
The Cuban Pavilion in Manhattan
In the Marketplace
Race and Racism in Cuban Contemporary Art