Registration Opens for Schomburg Black Comic Book Festival 2018

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture has opened registration for its 6th Annual Black Comic Book Festival 2018 that will be held on January 12-13, 2018 at the Continue Reading →

Lapidus Center Announces 2017 Harriet Tubman Book Prize Winner

The Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery, at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is delighted to announce that David Wheat’s Atlantic Africa and the Continue Reading →

The Schomburg And Others Celebrate An Extensive Two-Year, $22.3 Million Renovation

The New York Public Library’s renowned Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem today celebrated the reopening of several renovated spaces after a nearly two-year, $22.3 million renovation.

Check Out The Upcoming Events This October 2017 At The Schomburg In Harlem

Our friends at the Schomburg wanted us to let you know that the fall season at the Schomburg is well underway.

Dr. Hazel Dukes At Touro College 10th Anniversary Gala At The Schomburg In Harlem

Touro College of Osteopathic Medicine (TouroCOM) is holding a Tenth Anniversary Gala on December 6, 2017 at 6:30 p.m. at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem.

Harlem’s Schomburg Center Reno Is Nearing Its End

Curbed reports that the two-year renovation of the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is nearly complete, new construction site photos by Field Condition have revealed.

Living Many Lives Through The Arts At The Schomburg In Harlem

By Richard Hutzler, Director of the TC Fund On Hallowed Ground Teachers College student Deirdre Hollman has served as Director of Exhibitions and Education and the Junior Scholars Program at the New Continue Reading →

Schomburg Teach-In With Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad In Harlem

In the spirit of teach-ins developed to advance social movements and societal transformation, we invite you to join this conversation with leading academic and community experts at the Schomburg to Continue Reading →

Talks At The Schomburg: Zines: Elaborate Disruption And Black Creativity In Harlem

The resurgence of zines—self-published limited-distribution works—is stemming the tide of erasure, disrupting publishing, and offering creative spaces for diverse voices within marginalized communities.

Schomburg Center Acquires Jazz Legend Sonny Rollins’ Personal Archive (Photographs)

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at The New York Public Library today announced the acquisition of American tenor saxophonist and jazz legend Sonny Rollins’ personal archive.

First Friday’s Gathering Of The LGBT Pride Edition At The Schomburg In Harlem

To kick off LGBT Pride Month, the Schomburg Center is proud to present the third annual First Fridays: LGBT Pride social gathering, in honor of our In the Life Archive.