Gray-Krehbiel Open Night: Ciao for Now

February 2, 2024
5:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Frick Madison


Frick Madison Info | Getting Here | Map

About the Series

Frick Madison Information

Coat check is available, and all bags will be inspected for prohibited items

For ASL interpretation and other access services, see staff in the lobby or at talks

Assistive Listening Devices are available for pickup at each talk

Accessible restrooms are available

No photography permitted

Free Wi-Fi is available throughout Frick Madison

Museum Shop is open

Masks are encouraged for all visitors to Frick Madison

Scheduled Programs

Scheduled talks are on a first-come, first-served basis. Limited seating is provided.

ASL Interpretation and Assistive Listening Devices
Both American Sign Language interpretation and Assistive Listening Devices are available at each talk.

Talk: Special Remarks by Xavier F. Salomon, Deputy Director and Peter Jay Sharp Chief Curator (10 minutes)
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Café (LG Level) | Map

Talk: El Greco's Purification of the Temple (10 minutes)
Time: 6:30 & 7:30 p.m.
Location: Third Floor, Room 15 | Map

Talk: Taddeo's Treasures in the Frick Photoarchive (10 minutes)
Time: 6:30 & 7:30 p.m.
Location: Fourth Floor, Reading Room (off Room 21) | Map

Talk: Gainsborough's Mall in St. James's Park (10 minutes)
Time: 7:00 & 8:00 p.m.
Location: Fourth Floor, Room 21 | Map

On All Night

Open Sketching

Location: Second Floor | Map
Try your hand at sketching in the galleries, inspired by paintings by Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Vermeer, Holbein, and more. Free drawing materials are available. Limited seating is provided (with and without back support).

Library Resources

Location: Fourth Floor, Reading Room (off Room 21) | Map
Explore an exciting array of books, videos, and archival materials from the Frick Art Reference Library. View resources.

Music and Refreshments

Location: Café (LG Level) | Map
Enjoy chamber music by Carmen Johnson-Pájaro (baroque violin), Coleman Itzkoff (baroque cello), and Benjamin Katz (harpsichord). Non-alcoholic beverages and light snacks are available from The SisterYard, while supplies last. Please enjoy refreshments in the café and outdoor courtyard only—no food or drinks are allowed in the lobby or galleries.

In the Galleries

Nicolas Party and Rosalba Carriera
Location: Third Floor, Room 12 | Map

Bellini and Giorgione in the House of Taddeo Contarini
Location: Third Floor, Room 13 | Map

Mobile Guide

Download the free Bloomberg Connects app to access the Frick’s mobile gallery guide—featuring text and audio from curators with transcripts. Free public Wi-Fi is available throughout the museum.


Location: Lobby (Level L) | Map
The Museum Shop is open throughout the evening. Find collection-inspired products and publications. Members receive a 20% discount on all purchases.


Join The Frick Collection and support programs like Gray-Krehbiel Open Nights. Members receive free admission and exclusive offerings year-round. Plus, for a limited time, get 18 months for the price of 12! To learn more, visit

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