Council Members Cumbo, Van Bramer, Harlem’s Mark-Viverito And Others Pass Historic Arts Package

The arts has been a huge part of the history of Harlem. Today, the New York City Council passed a package of legislation introduced by Council Member Laurie A. Cumbo to modernize the Percent for Art program. Continue Reading →

Welcome, Connie H. Choi New Studio Museum In Harlem’s Associate Curator

Today, The Studio Museum in Harlem announced the appointment of Connie H. Choi to the position of Associate Curator, Permanent Collection. Continue Reading →

Atlanta: Google Celebrates MLK Day With Doodle And Civil Rights Photography

Google is celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr Day with a special doodle and a homepage promotion of a curated collection of Civil Rights photography from the High Museum of Art in Atlanta.

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MLK Day Free Admission At Studio Museum

The Studio Museum of Harlem is usually closed on Mondays, but this year, it’s opening its doors for Martin Luther King Jr. Day—and admission will be free. Continue Reading →

Maysles And Studio Museum Doc Series Addresses Legacies Of 1970s Cultural Movements

Presented in partnership with The Studio Museum in Harlem, Studio Screen is a nonfiction film series addressing the on and off screen legacies of socially engaged cultural movements of the 1970s. Continue Reading →

LeRoy Neiman Art Center Presents Autumn de Forest: Selected Works

The Arts Horizons LeRoy Neiman Art Center, located at 2785 Frederick Douglass Boulevard in Harlem, welcomes the multi-talented 15 year old artist, Autumn de Forest, to Harlem with an incredible exhibition entitled, Autumn de Forest: Selected Works, which opened on December 2, 2016 and runs through January 31, 2017. Continue Reading →

“Saving Martin Luther King Jr.’s Life in Harlem” MLK Weekend At The Museum

The Museum of the City of New York will celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with performances by The New York City Gospel Choir, a family program dedicated to the activist legacy left behind by several civil rights heroes including the great man himself, and a display called Saving Martin Luther King Jr.’s Life in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Remembering Sculptor Houston Conwill (1947-2016)

By  Candice Frederick

On November 14, 2016, Schomburg Center staff mourned the passing of sculptor Houston Conwill, whose Cosmogram on view in our Langston Hughes Lobby has attracted patrons from across the globe.  Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Meet The Funder, New York State Council On The Arts (NYSCA)

Calling all NY State artists from Harlem to Hollis! This event is free and open to the public with RSVP. Continue Reading →

Espada, Coke And Villar At Harlem Arts Salon

The Harlem Arts Salon is ringing in the New Year with poets Marti­n Espada and Allison Hedge Coke accompanied by violinist, Laura Ortman, and Rich Villar is the guest moderator. Continue Reading →