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Visiting GCA

Visits & Tours

Tours are given by appointment only and are given by our students and provide a unique perspective of our studios. Tours can be scheduled Wednesday evenings at 5:30pm or Friday afternoons at 12:30pm.
Please click here to schedule a tour at least 24 hours in advance
For all other times, special advance notice of two weeks is required. No tours are given during the week of Memorial Day, the week before Labor Day, the week of Thanksgiving or the last two weeks of the year.
If you have further questions, email

Monthly Open Sketch Nights
We hold monthly open sketch nights on Fridays 6-9pm. These are free and open to the public. Bring your own materials. Schedule varies, see our Events page for more information.

Third Thursday Gallery Nights
We also participate in Third Thursday Gallery Nights with LIC Arts Open 6-9pm. View work by our Resident Artists and/or our current show in our adjacent gallery, Eleventh Street Arts. Free and open to the public.

Special Events
We also host concerts and lectures from time to time. Schedule and costs vary. Sign up for our e-newsletter to stay up-to-date on all our programming.

46-06 11th Street, Queens, NY 11101

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Directions to GCA

We are located at: 4606 11th Street between 46th Ave & 46th Road. Note: Queens uses both avenues and roads juxtaposed with each other. The closest subway stop is Court Square. The E, M, G and 7 trains stop there.

We are located in the brick building right on the corner of 11th street and 46th ave. There is a poster for our gallery Eleventh Street Arts on the front of the building and the letters “GCA” stenciled on our door.

If you are taking the E or M train from Manhattan, exit at the BACK OF THE TRAIN. This will bring you to the 21st Street & 44th Drive exit. You'll exit and Key Food will be right beside you. Cross 21st street to head towards the Tozt Cafe. Keep walking straight past Tozt down 44th Drive and take a left on 11th Street (which is actually only one block from 21st). The door to GCA is located on 11th street, just past 46th ave, on the right hand side of the street

If you are taking the 7 train you can either get off Court Square or Vernon. Exit the 7 at Court Square so that you are near the Court Square Diner but keep it at your back. Walk down 45th Road. Cross 21st and keep walking to 11th street. Take a left on 11th street. The entrance to GCA is located on 11st Street, just past 46th Ave, on the right hand side. If you exit at Vernon you are going to walk down Vernon (towards the smaller numbered roads/avenues) about 7 blocks until 46th Avenue. Take a right on 46th ave and walk to 11th Street. Or if you exit at Jackson. Head down Jackson and take a left on 11th street, keep walking to destination.

If you are taking the G train you can exit at 21st Street. Ride in the front of the train. Exit at 47th. Walk to 11th street and take a right and walk to our entrance on 11th and 46th Ave.

Parking. Read signs as there is some street parking you can find.

We are also 2 blocks from MOMA PS1. There is street parking, however, spaces are limited and towing regulations are strictly enforced. The closest parking lot is located just across the street from MoMA PS1 at 45-66 Davis Street. The lot is located between Davis and Crane Street, just one block southeast of Jackson Avenue.  For details call (917) 566-7537.

The closest garage, Court Square Municipal Parking Garage, is located at 45-40 Court Square, between Court Square East and Court Square West, approximately 500 feet south of Jackson Avenue behind Court House Community District #2. For details call (718) 784-9877.

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