While The Green Book has been very much in the news this year, with The Museum of Arts & Design’s exhibition by artist Derrick Adams entitled Sanctuary and Unpacking the Green Book: Travel and Segregation in Jim Crow America, along with the about-to-be released movie, Green Book, The Schomburg Center for Research […]
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at The New York Public Library has acquired the full archive of actors and activists Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee. The extensive archive includes more than 178.85 linear feet of material spanning eight decades of the couple’s careers in theater, film and television; their near […]
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).
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.
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!
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.
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).
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.
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.
Jazz Legent, Sonny Rollins. Image courtesy of The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, with photo credit via Chuck Stewart
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. Read More…..
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.
The Schomburg’s Hip Hop History Project’s first installment of “Going Way Back” will feature Grammy award-winning rapper Big Daddy Kane on Saturday, December 16th.
As we move deeper into Fall, nature presents its own glorious exhibit of colorful foliage in every size and shape. Outdoor art installations that unveiled earlier in the year will be seen through our seasonal lens, many of them still on view through winter, and into 2019. November will bring us indoors, warming […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
The 4th Annual GANYC Apple Awards (The Guides Association of New York City) will take place on March 12th, with an exciting list of nominees. …….And the Winners are ~
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 […]
February is Black History Month. Here are a few suggestions & a list of biographies of Black scientists who changed the World!
The Spring Season for LIVE from the NYPL is upon us, engaging notable writers, artists, and leaders in conversation with host, Paul Holdengräber. Take a look at who is heading to the Library Stage + more at NYPL.
GothamToGo ~ Things to Do….Places to See from January 16-31
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.
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 January 1-15
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
Holidays at Rolf’s German Restaurant in Gramercy Park GothamToGo ~ Places to Go….Things to See, December 1-15
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.
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
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, and approved that proposal on September 27, 2018, when a full City Council vote took place.
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
New York City, Art in the Parks: Active Open Space has a colorful new installation at Howard Bennett Playground in Harlem.
GothamToGo from September 18 – 31 + a few that you may have missed