PAST A LA CARTE EVENTS


FLOWER SCHOOL NEW YORK

Thursday, December 6, 2018

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ALIX members will be able to attend an Open Studio led by floral artist, Eileen Johnson. This studio class provides the opportunity to create a beautiful, seasonal arrangement while learning some tips and tricks of design.


ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH

Miami is always fun and Art Basel Miami is a highlight of the year. If you are going to be in the area, ALIX will be able to schedule a guided tour of the main sites with our tour guide, Paul Vinet. Please let us know if you would prefer Friday, December 7th or Saturday, December 8th so we can put a small group together. Prices will varying depending upon group size.

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SWEET TOOTH TOURS

Thursday, November 22nd, 2018
4:00–6:30 P.M. 

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ALIX has partnered with Lynne Staartjes, founder of Sweet Tooth Tours, for a curated tour of the best sweets that London has to offer. We will visit several local spots, such as a macaron degustation at a famous Parisian patisserie and a chocolate tasting at a British chocolatier, throughout the tour and end with a cheese and wine pairing! 


EDIBLE EXCURSIONS: CRAFT COCKTAILS AND HANDS-ON BITTERS MAKING CLASS 

Thursday, November 15th, 2018

6:00PM - 9:00PM

Edible Excursions really captures so many dimensions of culinary culture of San Francisco and allows tour members to be immersed in a wide range of flavors and tastes. For this tour, ALIX members will be able to combine a hands-on and tasting experiences as you will see how award-winning bartenders transform fresh produce and house-made liqueurs to take classic cocktail recipes to new heights.

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PARIS PHOTO

Thursday, November 8, 2018
18:00 – 20:00 P.M.

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Paris Photo is another international moment in the art world with a focus on the photographic medium Collectors, professionals, artists, and enthusiasts come to Paris Photo as it provides the opportunity to see the most qualitative and diverse selection of artworks alongside an ambitious public programme with leading figures in the field. 


MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY ART TOUR: TATE ST. IVES AND FRIEZE ART FAIR

September 29th - October 6th, 2018

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England has a great tradition in the modernist art movemesters such as Ben Nicholson and Barbara Hepworth working during post WWII years. Few willdoubt the center stage and London in particular has taken within contemporary art with major forces such as Damien Hirst, Tracey Emin and Cris Offili! We will bridge both worlds - modern and contemporary - with special behind the scenes experiences and exhibition previews to create a memorable tour. 


LET’S DANCE WITH DAVID BOWIE AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM

Thursday, June 7th, 2018

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ALIX is planning a super fun evening and invites you to attend a tour of the amazing David Bowie Is exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum. We just saw the show and were totally entranced with Bowie’s genius yet again! The exhibition pulses with his music, his art, his storyboards for performances, videos, and of course those amazing costumes!


FRIEZE ART FAIR 2018

Friday, May 4th, 2018

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London comes to New York with the Frieze Art Fair at Randall’s Island! It’s one of the best contemporary art fairs to come to town, having been a well-established venue in London since 2003!ALIX offers a late afternoon tour of Frieze Art Fair, with Paul Vinet, an art historian and artist.


DRAWING TIBETAN SYMBOLS WITH MASTER TEACHER, CARMEN MENSINK

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

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Join us for an inspirational, fun and educational evening! ALIX is delighted to  welcome members and their guests to a special evening with Carmen Mensink, a renowned painter and teacher of Tibetan Art.  Carmen is based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and gives workshops and private lessons internationally.


TOUR OF THE ARMORY SHOW AT PIERS 94/92

Thursday, March 8, 2018
6:00–7:30 P.M.

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It’s that time of year! As lovers of contemporary art, we look forward each year to the arrival of Spring and back to back art events in New York, starting with the arrival of The Armory Show.

As one of the most celebrated art destinations, the show allows the public to discover a wide range of important Modern and contemporary works of art. 


CELEBRATE THE YEAR OF THE DOG!
FENG SHUI EVENING

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018 & Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
6:30-8:30 P.M.

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It’s that time of year again. Get ready to celebrate the Year of the Dog at a dinner with Feng Shui expert Anjie Cho. We had an amazing time with Anjie last year and now she’s back to help bring abundance, health and happiness into your home or  work space.


LEARN THE FINE ART OF MACARONS!

Thursday, November 30, 2017
6:30–9:00 P.M.

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I would find it hard to believe that anyone has not closed their eyes in pure delight when biting into a macaron! Pretty heavenly!  ALIX is always trying to discover fun ways of bringing members and friends together and we have been fortunate to meet a great pastry artist and teacher who will guide us through the hands-on, step-by-step process in creating the most heavenly macarons.

 

AKAA ART FAIR

Friday, November 10th, 2017
11:00-13:30 P.M.

AKAA – ALSO KNOWN AS AFRICA is in its second year and is the first art fair devoted to contemporary art and design from Africa to be organized in Paris.

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PARIS PHOTO

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Thursday, November 9th, 2017
18:00–20:00 P.M.

Paris Photo is another international moment in the art world with a focus on the photographic medium Collectors, professionals, artists, and enthusiasts come to Paris Photo as it provides the opportunity to see the most qualitative and diverse selection of artworks alongside an ambitious public programme with leading figures in the field. 

 

SWEET TOOTH TOURS

Wednesday, November 8th, 2017
4:00–6:30 P.M. 

ALIX has partnered with Lynne Staartjes, founder of Sweet Tooth Tours, for a curated tour of the best sweets that London has to offer. We will visit several local spots, such as a macaron degustation at a famous Parisian patisserie and a chocolate tasting at a British chocolatier, throughout the tour and end with a cheese and wine pairing! 

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FIAC CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR

October 19th– 20th, 2017

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It’s always a special time Paris when FIAC, the contemporary art  fair brings art from around the world. Once again, ALIX is delighted to present our two part evening with a private tour of the Marais art galleries followed by dinner and then a private tour of the fair the following day! Our Paris-based art experts will be your guide along with a small group of ALIX members and friends.

 

EVENING TOUR OF TOUR OF SOUL OF A NATION: ART IN THE AGE OF BLACK POWER

Friday, October 13th, 2017
5:30 P.M.

Join ALIX to experience an historic moment in time with a private tour. Soul of a Nation shines a bright light on the vital contribution of Black artists to a dramatic period in American art and history. 

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Alice Aycock
Exhbition Tour & Dinner with The Artist

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

 
 

ALIX is delighted to invite members and guests to a special evening with artist, Alice Aycock, who will guide us through her exhibition at New York’s Marlborough Gallery.  Opening this October, the exhibition will consist of newly created works and drawings in which she continues her examination “of sculptural assemblages which reference waves, wind turbulence, turbines, and vortexes of energy.”

 

Frieze Art Show 

Friday, May 5th, 2017

Situated under a sprawling tent in Randall's Island, away from the hub-bub of the streets of the city, Frieze New York 2017 brings together over 200 galleries from 30 countries; you will enjoy exceptional examples of contemporary and 20th-century art. Along with captivating artwork, absorbing conversation, and some of the top restaurants in the city. This fair is a must. 

 
 

The art of dressing

Thursday, April 27th, 2017

ALIX is delighted to share an exclusive experience with a select number of our members– a visit to Tziporah’s Closet!  Born into a family of dressmakers and tailors who took pride in their work, street-style star Tziporah Salamons’ love of beautiful clothing began at an early age. For her, dressing is about joy, play and creativity with every day providing an opportunity to elevate the act of dressing to an art form! 

 

Whitney Biennial 

Wednesday, April 26th, 2017

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It only comes every two years and with it comes great anticipation and excitement. Beginning in 1932 by the museum's founder, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, this marks the 71st Biennial presentation of the Museum's signature survey of contemporary art in the United States. The art world is always abuzz making it a must see, but you be the judge!

 

IKEBANA THE WAY OF FLOWERS A WELCOME TO SPRING 

Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

Under the guidance of Marcia Wang Shibata, workshop participants will learn to create ower arrangements, and experience Kado as a creative and meditative dance with nature, space, and perception. Like meditation, Kado teaches us to really look at what is before us. Marcia works with students throughout the world and we are fortunate to be able to have an intimate evening. 

 

The Armory Show

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

As lovers of contemporary art, we look forward each year to the arrival of Spring and back to back art events in New York, starting with the arrival of The Armory Show. As one of the most celebrated art destinations, the show allows the public to discover a wide range of important Modern and contemporary works of art. 

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“IT’S ALL IN THE CARDS!”

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

We’ve all heard this expression and according to Alexander Dunlop it’s absolutely true.

The ordinary deck of playing cards is actually an ancient Book of knowledge, hidden in plain sight.  In this little book, we can read our human template. And, the magic starts with our date of birth. Join this fun and insightful evening to find out your Birth Card, as Alexander guides you to play your cards right in life.

 

START THE NEW YEAR WITH AN EVENING FOR “A NEW YOU!”

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

 Naturopathica Sensory Room

Naturopathica Sensory Room

 As we enter the New Year, ALIX invites members and guests to set aside time to relax, rejuvenate and envision a new 2017 with an exclusive evening at Naturopathica Chelsea, a new ALIX partner dedicated to 21st Century Wellness.

 
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Anjie Cho. Photo by Andrew Einhorn

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Celebrate the Year of the Rooster! Feng Shui Workshop for Your Home or Office 

Anjie Cho will lead a workshop on bringing abundance, health and happiness into your home or work space. Anjie, an architect, has studied the art of Feng Shui through the years with masters and knows how Feng Shui can enhance your life.

 

HOLIDAY COCKTAILS BENEFITING

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2016

Suzanne Randolph, CEO ofThe ALIX Experience, is pleased to be among the co-hosts for a cocktail reception benefiting Same Sky, an extraordinary jewelry trade initiative working to create employment opportunities for women struggling to lift themselves out of poverty in Rwanda and the USA.

Their jewelry designs are exquisite and will be meaningful additions to your collection. 100% of the net proceeds are reinvested to employ more women artisans in need.

We look forward to seeing you and joining in supporting these remarkable women and their designs. 

Cohosted By

Basilia Bokoko, Jennifer Goldschein, Carol Campbell, Francine Lefrak, Glori Cohen, Leslie Malaika Lewis, Diane Finnerty, Suzanne L. Randolph, Courtney Gibson, Sara Beth Schrager, Jennifer Scully


 

NOVEMBER 2016

 

PRIVATE BURBERRY EXPERIENCE

THURSDAY NOVEMBER 10, NEW YORK

There are not many luxury brands that have transformed themselves more than Burberry.

 
 

 

An Evening With Viennese Crystal & Design

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 16, NEW YORK

The ALIX Experience along with Les Ateliers Courbet invite you to a retrospective exhibition of works by the famous Austrian glass-maker, Lobmeyr.

 

OCTOBER 2016

SPECIAL ART EXPERIENCES DURING FIAC IN PARIS

As lovers of contemporary art, we look forward each year to attending the contemporary art fair, FIAC, in Paris and all of the other art-related events at venues around the city. The most celebrated international galleries present the work of important contemporary and modern artists working in traditional and cutting edge media to express ideas that range from the conservative and to the provocative! It is a time when art gives the City of Light an even brighter glow!

EVENING TOUR OF MARAIS ART GALLERIES

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Galerie Perrotin

One of the most fun-filled times during FIAC is on Thursday evening when all of the art galleries are open until 23:00. We love this evening as it feels like a street fair! 

ALIX will be curating tour of the galleries in the Marais, which are dotted along the narrow streets and courtyards of the area. Only a true Parisian art connaiseur knows the way and that is who will guide our small group of ALIX members during two hours of looking at art in some of the prettiest gallery spaces imaginable. 

Our evening will begin with a class of wine ina nearby and members with the have the option ofending the evening over dinner in a local restaurant to share our thoughts about the art they just had to have!


ALIX TOUR OF FIAC

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FIAC

Perhaps the best treat is FIAC’s and its setting at the iconic Grand Palais where 175 galleries from 26 countries will present art to add to your collection. This year FIAC will extend to the Petit Palais across the street where site-specific installations by 37 artists will be presented. 

ALIX invites you to be part of a small group of members for a guided tour of FIAC, which will highlight some of the galleries and key artists of interest. Our tour will be lead by a native Parisian who is an expert in contemporary art. We will meet for tea at 4:00 followed by the tour of both the Grand and Mini Palais, which will last about 3 hours.

 
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