Photo Courtesy of IAM Inverted Art Museum
Grand Opening Date: September 1st 2022
Address: 419 Broome St., New York, NY 10013
IAM is the inverted experience of the self as reflected through the eyes of established and upcoming local and international artists. The museum’s mission is to showcase the various facades of New York City through an inverted perspective; forcing audiences to reenvision the city’s topologies and structures in a new and creative light.
The inverted museum welcomes its guests in the heart of Soho, one of New York City’s best-known neighborhoods for fine art and culture. The museum’s lobby acts as an orientation point, a place where individuals can gain more insight into various art installations and their historical relevance to the city. The IAM Inverted Art Museum encourages individuals to tap into the complex spectrum of human emotion while they traverse through an array of vibrant exhibition rooms. As they are guided through these thematic rooms, time halts, and guests become fully immersed in the singular moment of time as the visual storytelling of each exhibition unravels in front of them. The uniqueness of IAM comes from the museum’s ability to capture a visual record of history, igniting feelings of nostalgia, happiness, and curiosity in its audiences. Each room acts as a different urban landscape unfolding the various personalities of New York City. From the gritty to the luxurious, the uptown bound trains to the empty apartments in Billionaires Row, the unexpected nature of the inverted rooms can be described as physical surrealism, showing off the unanticipated and often illogical juxtapositions of the city’s identity.
IAM recognizes that each unique piece of art acts as an entryway to the artist’s cultural, political, and social-economical circumstances. Culture and art are created by ordinary people, and their collective experiences shape the perception of the world around them. Similarly, New York City’s art scene is multifaceted, a melting pot of artistic expression that transcends any physical bounds dictated by borders or bodies of water. The museum wishes to highlight each artist’s unique perception of the world through an inverted lens, encouraging its viewers to pause and digest each and every little detail that surrounds them. IAM hopes to be a place of inspiration for artists and visitors alike, allowing artists to create work as their full unique selves while promoting tolerance, respect, and equality.
Our exhibition rooms:
– IAM Statue of Liberty
– Oversized Kids Bedroom
– Authentic New York’s Antique Shop
– Plasma Room inspired by Nikola Tesla
– Diorama inspired by Stan Lee
– LEGO® Bathroom
Exhibition rooms of New York Artists’ work:
– KAWS (Brian Donnelly) sculpture
– Daniel Arsham’s sculpture
– Danny Cortes sculptures
More to be revealed soon!
Staying true to its mission of visual storytelling the IAM Inverted Art Museum is also prioritizing work installations by Ukrainian artists in the hopes of aiding those who are affected by the unjust war. A percentage of ticket purchases go towards rebuilding schools and helping kids in Ukraine. IAM works directly with a number of charities to ensure that all donations are going towards rebuilding Ukraine and aiding families in need. The museum will also hold an auction for a large-scale Ukrainian flag built out of lego blocks and 100% of the profits made from the auction will go towards war relief efforts in Ukraine.
The IAM Inverted Art Museum is also proud to be supporting Ukrainian artists seeking to come to the United States Under the O-1B visa, otherwise known as the Artists Visa. Selected artists will receive assistance with navigating through the O-1B petition process. Please note that we do not cover the cost of application fees or lawyers, rather we help applicants fill out their petitions as an alternative route to hiring a lawyer. Our team members have first-hand experience with applying for the O-1B visa and can help applicants with the completion of their own Visa application.
Although artists from all around the world are welcome to apply to this initiative on our website https://www.invertedartmuseum.us/art-support , we are currently prioritizing Ukrainian artists.
Pre-sale tickets are now live at 40% OFF on our official website: https://www.invertedartmuseum.us/media-lana
Tickets are on SALE NOW at 40% OFF
Ages 0-3: Free
Ages 4-12: from $20 (May 1st = $23, Sep 1st = $33)
Adults: from $33 (May 1st = $36, Sep 1st = $55 )
Reserve your spot and be one of the first people to experience this unforgettable voyage of visual storytelling. Also, we have an incredible offer for our first 10,000* tickets buyers! (*Limited time offer)
Buy tickets in April 2022 and you will get:
• 20% OFF at the cafe
• Front of the line for the limited series of souvenirs
• Private museum events
• Front of the line for visiting new expositions
• Free tickets to the NEW Upside-Down House in 2023
Everyone who purchases a pre-sell ticket will receive an email confirmation with and unique QR code for the date for their museum visit. The official grand opening will be announced later this year and we expect a very high volume of tickets to be sold. Come claim your exclusive chance to visit our inverted art museum first!
See you there!