Abrons Arts Center’s AIRspace Residency annually supports New York City-based artists through commissions, studio space, and professional development opportunities.

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Our Residencies

Performance AIRspace Residency

The Performance AIRspace Residency annually supports three New York City-based performing artists.

Visual Art AIRspace Residency

Abrons Arts Center’s Visual Art AIRspace Residency annually supports 4 New York City-based visual artists.

Curatorial AIRspace Residency

Abrons Arts Center’s Curatorial AIRspace Residency annually supports one New York City-based curator or curatorial collaborative.

Parent Artist AIRspace Residency

The Parent Artist AIRspace Residency annually provides support for one parent artist working in the visual arts, music, curatorial practice, and/or literary arts.

La Residencia with
 Pública Espacio Cultural

La Residencia is a collaboration between Abrons Arts Center and Pública Espacio Cultural that supports artists of the Puerto Rican diaspora.


Abrons Arts Center’s Visual Artist AIRspace residencies are made possible through the generosity of The Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, the Jacques and Natasha Gelman Foundation, and The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. This program is also supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and support from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.