Free Evenings


The Gray-Krehbiel Open Night planned for Friday, September 29, is postponed due to inclement weather and unsafe conditions. We hope everyone stays safe!

Frick Madison also closed early, at 4:00 p.m. If you reserved paid tickets that were affected by the closure and would like to refund or reschedule your visit, please contact

Please check your email and our website for updates, as we are hoping to reschedule the event to a later date. We apologize for any inconvenience.

logo reads Gray-Krehbiel Open Nights


The Frick Collection presents a seasonal series of free public evenings at Frick Madison, the temporary home of the museum and library. Gray-Krehbiel Open Nights feature after-hours museum and reading room access, gallery talks, sketching, and live music. Join our mailing list to receive announcements about upcoming Open Nights.


Gray-Krehbiel Open Night: Barkley L. Hendricks at the Frick
Friday, September 29, 2023
5:00 to 9:00 p.m.

Celebrate the must-see fall exhibition Barkley L. Hendricks: Portraits at the Frick with a free evening at Frick Madison! The show’s organizers, Frick Curator Aimee Ng and Consulting Curator Antwaun Sargent, will present a conversation about Hendricks’s pioneering work and legacy. Plus, all night long enjoy after-hours access to the galleries and reading room along with themed talks, live jazz music, and sketching.

Complimentary refreshments from The SisterYard will be provided. Talks will explore the Barkley L. Hendricks exhibition, our site-specific pastel mural by Nicolas Party, and highlights from the Frick Art Reference Library.

American Sign Language interpretation and Assistive Listening Devices will be available at all the talks and at the curators’ conversation. The conversation will also be livestreamed (with CART captioning) and made available for future viewing online.

Please note: Children under 10 are not admitted. Masks are encouraged for all visitors.

TICKETS | Sold Out

Timed tickets for the Gray-Krehbiel Open Night on September 29 are no longer available.


There will be limited capacity for free walk-ins—a standby line will open in front of the museum at 4:30 p.m., though entry is not guaranteed. For questions about accessibility accommodations for walk-ins, please email Join our mailing list to receive announcements about the next Open Nights.

This event is made possible by Karen Z. Gray-Krehbiel and John Krehbiel Jr.