August 18, 2019

Art Honors Animals

ASPCA Named Opening Night Beneficiary of Art and Antique Dealers League of America Spring Show NYC

The ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) today announced that it will be the beneficiary of the opening night preview party for the Art and Antique Dealers League of America (AADLA) Spring Show NYC at the Park Avenue Armory on Wednesday, May 2. Adoptable animals from the ASPCA’s Adoption Center also will be available, hoping to find new families to take them home.

“The ASPCA is honored to be the opening night beneficiary of the AADLA Spring Show NYC for the second year,” said Todd Hendricks, senior vice president of development for the ASPCA. “Art and animal enthusiasts are a passionate crowd, and we are extremely grateful for the opportunity to combine both worthy causes at one event.”

“We are delighted to welcome back 1stdibs and the ASPCA, and look forward to building upon the success of last year’s inaugural fair,” said Clinton Howell, the League’s president.

The AADLA Spring Show NYC opens with an invitation-only benefit preview for the ASPCA at the Park Avenue Armory, located at Park Avenue and 67th Street, on Wednesday, May 2, from 5 to 7 p.m. The general public is invited from 7 to 9 p.m. Admission is $75 and will benefit the ASPCA. In addition, all gallery participants of the show will donate a portion of their proceeds from the sales of animal-themed works of art to the ASPCA.

The first full day of the show opens to the public on Thursday, May 3. Hours are Thursday to Sunday, May 6 from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.; and Monday, May 7 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. General admission is $25 per person; a five-day pass is $40 per person. For additional information, visit

About the ASPCA®
Founded in 1866, the ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®) is the first humane organization established in the Americas and serves as the nation’s leading voice for animal welfare. More than one million supporters strong, the ASPCA’s mission is to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States. As a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation, the ASPCA is a national leader in the areas of anti-cruelty, community outreach and animal health services. The ASPCA, which is headquartered in New York City, offers a wide range of programs, including a mobile clinic outreach initiative, its own humane law enforcement team, and a groundbreaking veterinary forensics team and mobile animal CSI unit. For more information, please visit To become a fan of the ASPCA on Facebook, go to To follow the ASPCA on Twitter, go to


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