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AIPAD’s The Photography Show in NYC

May 20, 2022 | 3 min Read

One of New York City’s most extensive photography exhibits this year opens on Thursday at Center415. The Photography Show presented by The Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD) will showcase the work of 49 of the world’s leading fine art photography galleries from around the world. The show opens on Friday, May 20th, and runs through Sunday, May 22nd, with an invitation-only opening on Thursday, May 19th, 2022.

The Photography Show is an annual exhibition that showcases exceptional photography from some of the world’s top fine art photography galleries. Now in its 41st year, the show promises to be yet another successful display of breathtaking photography. Held at Center415, The Photography Show brings together contemporary, modern, and 19th-century photographs. The show attracts locals and tourists alike and is not to be missed.

“After an absence of almost three years due to COVID-19, we can’t wait to reunite the global photography community in New York City for The Photography Show presented by AIPAD,” said Michael Lee, President of AIPAD and Owner of Lee Gallery, Winchester, Mass.


The 2022 Show will feature leading galleries – all of whom are members of AIPAD – from across the U.S. and around the world, including Europe, Asia, Canada, and South America. View the list of participating galleries here.

Show Schedule

  • Thursday, May 19, 2022: Media and VIP Preview by Invitation Only
  • Friday, May 20, 2022 from 1:00–7:00pm: General Admission
  • Saturday, May 21, 2022 from 12:00–7:00pm: General Admission
  • Sunday, May 22, 2022 from 12:00–5:00pm: General Admission

Tickets and Covid Protocols

Tickets can be purchased online. All visitors aged 5 and over must provide proof of a full course COVID-19 vaccination completed at least 14 days ahead of their visit together with a government-issued photo ID matching the name on the proof of vaccination. Unvaccinated visitors must show proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 24 hours of attending. Masks covering both one’s nose & mouth are requested at all times.

About The Association of International Photography Art Dealers

Founded in 1979, The Association of International Photography Art Dealers (AIPAD) represents more than 80 of the world’s leading galleries in fine art photography. AIPAD is dedicated to creating and maintaining the highest standards of scholarship and ethical practice in the business of exhibiting, buying, and selling fine art photography.

How to Get to Center415

Center415 is located at 415 Fifth Avenue, Ground and Second Floor. The studio is only a 15-minute drive from The Lombardy Hotel or a 25-minute walk. Our hotel staff will gladly provide directions or call you a taxi.


415 5th Avenue
(between 37th and 38th streets)

New York, NY 10016

About The Lombardy Hotel

The Lombardy Hotel is the ideal base from which to set out and explore New York City. Whether you’re traveling for leisure or business, our team is here to help you make the most of your stay. The Lombardy Hotel is located in Midtown on the East Side of Manhattan, just minutes away from Central Park, the Empire State Building, Rockefeller Central, and other touristic highlights. Our rooms are spacious, comfortable, and thoughtfully designed to make you feel at home. We look forward to welcoming you on your next visit to New York City.

* Please note that our restaurant, American Cut, has suspended services until further notice. Due to COVID-19, our cafe, and gym will remain closed as well.

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