The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Annouces Fall 2018 Season

    The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture will kick-off its Fall 2018 Season this September with The Queer Black Voice in Fashion on Wednesday, September 5th as part of Talks at the Schomburg during New York Fashion 2018 (September 6-14).

#BlackLivesMatter Co-Founder in Conversation at The Schomburg Center ~ January 16th

    Patrisse Khan-Cullors of #BlackLivesMatter in conversation with Akiba Solomon on Tuesday and book signing on January 16 at The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

Black Comic Book Festival at The Schomburg Center ~ Registration now Open!

    Get ready for the 6th Annual Black Comic Book Festival, Friday and Saturday, January 12-13 at The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Black Panther Star Florence Kasumba will be joining the lineup!

Honoring World AIDS Day at The Schomburg Center

    The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is honoring World AIDS Day with two very special events.  The second annual Black Tie “Holiday” Edition and 2017 Visual AIDS Day With(out) Art.

The Schomburg Presents ~ Open Archive: Kathleen Collins Collection

    Pop-in to the Schomburg Center for a Pop-Up exhibition on Tuesday, November 28th, featuring items from its collection of archival materials on groundbreaking filmmaker, playwright and author, Kathleen Collins (1942-1988).

The Schomburg Center Celebrates Newly Renovated Space

On Monday, October 16th, The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture opened its doors to present to the community an extensive, two-year, $22.3 million renovation. The ribbon-cutting was followed by a tour of the renovated spaces, now all open to the public. Take a peek inside.        

The Schomburg Center Celebrates Newly Renovated Space

    On Monday, October 16th, The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture opened its doors to present to the community an extensive, two-year, $22.3 million renovation. The ribbon-cutting was followed by a tour of the renovated spaces, now all open to the public.

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture Acquires Jazz Legend Sonny Rollins’ Personal Archive

Jazz Legent, Sonny Rollins. Image courtesy of The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, with photo credit via Chuck Stewart

Schomburg Center to Host a Day of Solidarity ~ July 10th

    The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture will be hosting a Day of Solidarity on Racism, Immigration, and Family Separation on Tuesday, July 10th.

Studio Museum 127 Pops-Up inHarlem

    While we wait for The Studio Museum in Harlem to complete renovation, the Museum has been busy ‘outside its walls’ in a number of location’s inHarlem.  We went to visit the new Studio Museum Harlem 127, a temporary exhibition space located at 429 West 127th Street, to view a current exhibition ~ a beautiful […]

Maren Hassinger: Monuments coming to Marcus Garvey Park

      June 16th will bring inHarlem back to Marcus Garvey Park, with the eight site-specific installations Maren Hassinger: Monuments. Take a walk with us, beginning on 124th Street at the Fifth Avenue entrance.

Sotheby’s + Studio Museum in Harlem = Creating Space ~ Auction off to a Great Start!

      Creating Space: Artists for The Studio Museum in Harlem: An Auction to Benefit the Museum’s New Building  took place on May 16 and 17 at Sotheby’s New York, with a public viewing of the works during the month of May, up to auction date. The Museum hopes to raise $175 million during its […]

40 Events, Exhibits & Installations Not to Miss this May in NYC

      Spring is filled with events, art exhibits and installations in our Parks, Galleries, Museums, and Public Spaces.  In addition, we look forward to such annual events as 2018 NYCxDESIGN, MAS Jane’s Walk, GVSHP’s Spring House Tour, Harlem EatUp, The El Barrio Ethnic Festival, and Frieze 2018. Here are 40 that caught our […]

The Studio Museum in Harlem announces inHarlem Spring/Summer 2018 Exhibitions

      Continuing with The Studio Museum in Harlem ~ outside the walls, inHarlem announced its next two projects in and around the community, in collaboration with Marcus Garvey Park Alliance and The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

Celebrating Women’s History Month 2018

    March is the month when we celebrate the extraordinary achievements of women, and this past year has truly been extraordinary, from #RESIST to #METOO and #TimesUp ~ in the arts and activism, women have stepped forward to take the lead in Change. Here are a few ways to celebrate Women’s History Month, and […]

Derrick Adams: Sanctuary at Museum of Arts & Design

    The Museum of Arts & Design + the artist, Derrick Adams will take a deep-dive into The Green Book, a guidebook for black Americans, published by New York postal worker Victor Hugo Green from 1936 to 1966, during the Jim Crow era in America. Let’s take this ride.

You Say You Want a Revolution: Remembering the 60s

    Oracle/City of Los Angeles 1, no.5 (August 1967). Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature In collaboration with Carnegie Hall’s citywide festival The 60s, the New York Public Library is launching an exploration of the most influential elements of culture from 1960-74, and how they carry forward today.

GothamToGo ~ Places to Go….Things to See from December 15 – 31

    Keep an eye on Events/Installations from this past two weeks. Many are still on view through the Holiday Season. Places to Go…..Things to See from December 15 – 31

Spirit of Community: Art of Harlem

    Opening Reception, Spirit of Community: Art of Harlem on December 10 Barbara Horowitz, Community Works & Voza Rivers, New Heritage Theatre Group, The Harlem Arts Alliance and Harlem Hospital Center present Spirit of Community: Art of Harlem

Landmark Preservation Commission Designates Three Central Harlem Blocks ~ Let’s Take a Walk

    The New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC) designated the Central Harlem ~ West 130-132nd Street between Lenox Avenue and Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd a Historic District on May 29, 2018. A City Council subcommittee hearing on this designation will take place on August 14 at City Hall at Noon, and a […]

Mosaic ‘Spirit of Harlem’ on Frederick Douglass Blvd at 125th Street is Back!

      It’s back ~ Spirit of Harlem ~ With a new plaque, dedicating the Mural to the Harlem Community. The timeline & adventure of a Community coming together to get this beloved mural back on view is below