Tonight, despite what your calendar might suggest, is the First Thursdays art party night at galleries throughout the nabe under the bridges, with openings at the Watermill Brooklyn Gallery, Rabbithole Studio, magasin totale, a musical performance at Smack Mellon, an artists and curators talk at Dumbo Arts Center and an artists' talk at powerHouse Arena. Click here for a list of all tonight's events in Dumbo.
Manhattan art parties after the jump.
Lower East Side
The summer program of video art pieces Summer Reading opens at Invisible-Exports, 14A Orchard St (between Canal and Hester Sts), 6-8pm
Prominent collectors display their prized possessions in Don't Panic! I'm Selling My Collection at Rental, 120 East Broadway, 6th Fl (at Pike St), 7-9pm
Ray Sell's pop culture collages at Leo Kesting Gallery, 812 Washington St (at Gansevoort St), 7-10pm
Photographer Louise Daddona and illustrator and mixed-media artist Jennifer Murray present Burdens + Beasts at Raandesk Gallery, 16 W 23rd St, 4th Fl (between Fifth and Sixth Aves), 6:30-8:30pm
Hyungkoo Lee, Suejin Chung and Uram Choe in D AiR, the opening exhibition at Doosan Gallery, 531 West 25 Street (between Tenth and Eleventh Aves), 6-8pm
Big tenth year anniversary X at Mixed Greens, 531 W 26th St (between Tenth and Eleventh Aves), 6-8pm
A massive historical survey spanning the 17th century to the present of artworks depicting nude subjects in Naked! at Paul Kasmin Gallery, 293 Tenth Ave (at 27th St), 6-8pm
Group show of artists working on and in paper Paper in the Wind at 532 Gallery Thomas Jaeckel, 532 W 25th St, 2nd Fl (between Tenth and Eleventh Aves), 6-8pm
Artists go on trips and show their experiences in While We Were Away at Sragow Gallery, 153 W 27th St, Room 505 (between Sixth and Seventh Aves), 6-8pm
Summer show It's a Schro Ro Summer! at Schroeder Romero, 637 W 27th St (between Eleventh and Twelfth Aves), 6-8pm