Celebrating Romare Bearden at D C Moore Gallery + in Harlem

Romare Bearden, Green Torches Welcome New Ghosts, 1961; oil on canvas, 60 x 50 in. Image courtesy DC Moore Gallery


The exhibition, Abstract Romare Bearden will be on view from February 13 through March 28, 2020 at D C Moore Gallery, 535 West 22nd Street, in Chelsea, NYC. Opening Reception to be held on Thursday, February 13th from 6-8pm.

In addition, February 29th at 5pm, in conversation ~ Tracy Fitzpatrick, Director, Neuberger Museum of Art, and author of Romare Bearden: Abstration and Diedra Harris-Kelley, Co-Director, The Romare Bearden Foundation.

Save the Date ~ Tuesday February 11th from 2:00-4:00pm, when Historic Landmarks Preservation Center invites the public to attend the Cultural Medallion Ceremony, celebrating Bearden’s life in Harlem. Guest speakers will include Barbaralee Diamonstein-Spielvogel, Chair, Historic Landmarks Preservation Center; Howardena Pindell, Renowned visual artist; Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell, Art Historian and Scholar; President, Superman College and Author of: An American Odyssey: the Life and Work of Romare Bearden; Reverend Dr. Calvin O. Butts III, Pastor, Abyssinian Baptist Church; Diedra Harris-Kelley, Co-Director, Romare Bearden Foundation; John Reddick, Harlem Historian; Kevin Young, Director, Schomburg Center; Poetry Editor of the New Yorker.

Cultural Medallion dedication ceremony at the Abyssinian Baptist Church (in the Sanctuary), 132 West 138th Street (Odell Clark Place), NYC. Program starts at 2pm promptly. Free and open to the public, however seating is limited. Please RSVP to: info@nyclandmarks50.0rg

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