Now open for Gallery visits!

Last Updated: Monday, August 10 2020

*** UPDATE *** Staff/employees are now required to wear a three-layer medical/surgical mask.

We care about you. We care about you, the Artists we represent and our community.  We’re doing our best to keep everyone safe.

What you need to know about West End Gallery’s business operations:
The Gallery is now open for in store visits!  We are currently in “Phase II Reopening” in NYS.  We submitted our Reopening Business Affirmation on 5/16/20 and created our “NY Forward Business Reopening Safety Plan” which is available for all visitors to review.

We are available by phone, email and we’re now open for visits to the Gallery! We are also offering Private Appointments.

Business hours:
Monday – Friday: 10:00 – 5:30
Saturday: 10:00 – 6:00
Sunday: 12:00 – 5:00

Upon arrival at the Gallery, we are requiring that visitors please:
– Wear a face covering that covers the mouth and nose for the duration of the visit
– Use the provided hand sanitizer at either entrance station
– Maintain minimum 6′ social/physical distance during the visit

Are we cancelling any upcoming events?
No.  Our events will be modified.  We are proceeding with our 2020 Exhibit Schedule modifying all previously scheduled events.  In lieu of our traditional Opening Receptions we are extending the celebration on Opening Day from Noon – 7:30 pm. We are staggering all visits and limiting appointments to groups of 10 or fewer guests for the time being. Private appointments are also available.

You can still enjoy the exhibit from home.
We will post the exhibit online the same day the exhibit opens. Afterall, the show must go on…online!

How will you know about any changes to our operations?
We will keep you updated on any additional changes in business hours and operations on this page and through social media and email announcements. Follow us:  Facebook  /  Twitter  /  Join Email List

Some of the new precautions we are taking to make our environment as safe as possible. We are:
– Following strict sanitization procedures
– Using cleaning solutions approved by the CDC against SARS-CoV-2
(EPA Registration numbers: 4822-593, 777-114,777-99, 11525-30)
– Limiting the number of visitors in the Gallery (Currently set at a max of 10 visitors at a time)
– Ensuring one way flow in the gallery upon entry as guided by floor stanchions, decals and signage
NEW! Staff/employees are now required to wear a three-layer medical/surgical mask as of 8/10/20.
– Providing Purell brand soap in the restrooms
– Ensuring access to hand sanitizer (a minimum of 60% alcohol content) to all visitors
– Providing visitors with disposable gloves upon request or as an alternative to using hand sanitizer
– Ensuring we have a 90-day supply of face masks and disposable gloves for staff
– Displaying informational posters provided by the CDC/WHO on our Arts Bulletin Board and in the restrooms
– Continuing with recommended social distancing guidelines (minimum of 6′)
– Using floor decals as friendly reminders of such guidelines
– Utilizing a new plexiglass guard at the counter
– Implementing additional CDC/State guidelines and suggestions as the situation progresses
– You may review our “NY Forward Business Re-Opening Safety Plan” during your next visit.
– Offering private appointments and/or alternative PPE, including face shields, for those needing special accommodations
– Using 3 newly installed air purifiers with HEPA filters

We are committed to supporting the Artists we represent and remain available to our Clients.
We’re still here for you…and the 50 Artists we represent.  We are doing our very best to navigate the current situation. We will continue to explore creative solutions to work through this together.  We will adapt and comply as necessary to the current situation as it evolves. We appreciate your patience and understanding.  Feel free to reach out if you have questions or concerns.

Stay happy, safe and healthy.  We care about you…

Jesse, John and Lin



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