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We aim to offer different ways to experience art in the modern day art world. Our events support a combination of established and up and coming artists in order to aid in bridging the gap in opportunities. Our past events have included Art & Dines, On View exhibitions at businesses such as health clubs and lobbies, Gallery Exhibitions, Takeover Exhibitions at Chelsea Market, Pop-Up Events, community Markets and more! We've showcased over 100 artists and minority businesses, providing them with opportunities to grow their audience and gain exposure.

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Attend our free closing reception to the women empowerment show PWR at The Ketchup Gallery

Oct 29 | 6PM

Ketchup Gallery

currently on VIEW

DALEVIEW BISCUITS & BEER

VIEW WORK HERE FROM OUR ARTIST

DRAWN BY RAI

OCT - DEC 2022

THE GREY DOG

CHELSEA

VIEW WORK BY OUR ARTIST

MC HEWLETT

AT THIS LOCATION

OCT 3RD - JAN 3RD

THE GREY DOG

SOHO

VIEW WORK BY OUR ARTIST

JUNIOR CHARLES

OCT 3RD - JAN 3RD

&

LEE LEE LE CUBANA

AT THIS LOCATION

ON VIEW

BQE FITNESS

VIEW WORK BY OUR ARTIST

MICHELLE BUSER

AT THIS LOCATION

THE GREY DOG

UNIVERSITY PL

VIEW WORK BY OUR ARTIST

KURRABEE ART

AT THIS LOCATION

OCT 4TH - Jan 4TH

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OUR EVENTS

The Grey Dog Fall 2022 Art & Dines

Curated by The Culture Candy, three of The Grey Dog locations in Manhattan hosted our artists for quarterly exhibitions:

 

The Grey Dog Chelsea

MC Hewlett 

The Grey Dog Soho

Junior Charles

The Grey Dog University Pl 

KurraBee Art

Oct 3rd - Jan 3rd

ON VIEW: BQE FITNESS

Curated by The Culture Candy, BQE Fitness the largest gym in NYC hosted our artist:

 

Jonathan Wendt

 

for a one month exhibition

BQE Fitness

October 15th - November15th, 2022

Made in New York

Made in NY is a group exhibition curated by The Culture Candy at Chelsea Market featuring artists Jency Sekaran, Lee Lee La Cubana, Zalika Zeni, MC Hewlett, Eye of Robyn and Eric Freur.

Chelsea Market

July 15th to September 15th, 2022

on view: bqe fitness

Curated by The Culture Candy, BQE Fitness the largest gym in NYC hosted our artist Toons NYC for a one month exhibition

Toons NYC 

July 10th - August 10th, 2022

ART & Dine: Bierwax

Bierwax in Brooklyn hosted our artist Darren Toliver for NYC art week curated by heART Con by The Culture Candy

NYC Art Week June 2022

ART & Dine: the grey dog soho

They Grey Dog in Manhattan hosted our artist Lee Lee La Cubana for NYC art week curated by heART Con by The Culture Candy

NYC Art Week June 2022

ART & Dine: ink harlem

Ink and Belle Harlem in Manhattan hosted our artist Michelle Buser for NYC art week curated by heART Con by The Culture Candy

NYC Art Week June 2022

Art & Dine: The Bun Hut

The Bun Hut hosted our artists Lee Lee La Cubana, Zalika Zeni, Monito Bandido, Calabash & more at their Lower East Side restaurant the month of November 2020. The opening night included a live DJ, MC host, bar specials, giveaways, contests, auctions, and more putting the art & dine concept on the map!

Astoria Summer Art Market

This market held at Astoria Park consisted of over 20 artists and small business vendors in August 2021.

DALEVIEW BISCUITS AND BEER

Curated by The Culture Candy, Daleview Biscuits and Beer in Brooklyn hosted our artist for a quarterly exhibition:

 

Drawn by Rai

September - December 2022

ON VIEW: BQE FITNESS

Curated by The Culture Candy, BQE Fitness the largest gym in NYC hosted our artist:

 

Michelle Buser

 

for a one month exhibition

BQE Fitness

September 15th - October 15th, 2022

on view: bqe fitness

Curated by The Culture Candy, BQE Fitness the largest gym in NYC hosted our artist:

 

Renda Writer

 

for a one month exhibition

BQE Fitness

August 10th - Sept 10th, 2022

the ball

The Ball is a pride event honoring drag performance as a performance art. The event was held in the Lower East Side during NYC pride week and consisted of culinary arts from Pretty Ricky's serving brunch to our audience, six talented drag performers who entertained our audience for five hours, and visual art from our artists MC Hewlett and Cin 4 Me.

Pretty Ricky's

June 18th, 2022

1:30PM-6:30PM

ART & Dine: gold room bk

Gold Room BK in Brooklyn hosted our artists Tommy P and Nesstolgia for NYC art week curated by heART Con by The Culture Candy

NYC Art Week June 2022

ART & Dine: the grey dog university place

They Grey Dog in Manhattan hosted our artist Mixy Inks for NYC art week curated by heART Con by The Culture Candy

NYC Art Week June 2022

ART & Dine: katch

Katch in Manhattan hosted our artist Cin4Me for NYC art week curated by heART Con by The Culture Candy

NYC Art Week June 2022

The Bodega

The Bodega was a 2-floor curated pop-up event themed around NYC culture in September 2021. This event, in partnership with 88 events, had 300 attendees, 22 artists, and 18 small business vendors. In addition to the regular bar items, nutcrackers were featured, the DJ played classic NYC hip hop, B-Boy and rap performances kept the crowd going, and more!

Outdoor Art Gala

This launch event for The Culture Candy was held in September 2020, introducing our concept to NYC. Despite being held in a pandemic, a crowd of over 200 people attended the outdoor art gala to support 24 local artists and small businesses. Held in Gantry State Plaza Park in Long Island City, our DJ, giveaways, MC host, and art entertainment kept the crowd engaged, building a great base audience of art lovers!

PWR

PWR is a women empowerment group exhibition at The Ketchup Gallery

The Ketchup Gallery

Oct 27-29, 2022

Closing reception Oct 29 6PM

The newsstand

The Newsstand is a pop-up event for the release of our zine with The Mag With Love featuring BIPOC artists, live drummers, rap performances and creative vendors celebrating New York City culture. 

The Ketchup Gallery

September 23rd, 2022

7PM-10PM

the melting pot

The Melting Pot is a group exhibition and market takeover curated by The Culture Candy at Chelsea Market featuring artists Jency Sekaran, Lee Lee La Cubana, Zalika Zeni, Donuts and Henny, Lovedom, Diamond Sanchez, Michelle Buser and Amanda Jackson.

Chelsea Market

June 10th - July 10th 2022

ART & Dine: daleview Biscuits & Beer

Daleview Biscuits & Beer in Brooklyn hosted our artist Lovedom for NYC art week curated by heART Con by The Culture Candy

NYC Art Week June 2022

ART & Dine: Pretty Ricky's

Pretty Ricky's in Manhattan hosted our artist Francis Gautier for NYC art week curated by heART Con by The Culture Candy

NYC Art Week June 2022

ART & Dine: the grey dog Chelsea

They Grey Dog in Manhattan hosted our artist Kate Segal for NYC art week curated by heART Con by The Culture Candy

NYC Art Week June 2022

The Botanica

The Botanica was a pop-up at The Brooklyn Art Cave in December 2021, sponsored by Manifest Maquette, featuring 16 artists who create work on the topic of spirituality, additionally the pop-up featured 13 small businesses, a live DJ, live black-lit neon painting, giveaways, live spiritual cleansing demonstrations from Brujas for 150 attendees and more! 

Queens Market: La Tiendita

La Tiendita was the start of the now well-known Jackson Heights Market in partnership with One NYC Shop. This market held in September 2021 consisted of a variety of artists, craft makers, small businesses and more!

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