St. Luke’s Hospital Buildings To Become Apartments

401-west-113th-street-in harlemLast month, Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital (formerly just St. Luke’s) sold off five large, turn-of-the-century buildings in Morningside Heights to Delshah Capital for $111.5 million. Now, the firm has filed plans to convert the elaborate old structures to apartments. Continue Reading →

Salters Scene: Sugar Hill Children’s Museum New Exhibitions

Shani Peters, David Shrobe, Lauren Kelley and Sandra Garcia-Betancourt

Shani Peters, David Shrobe, Lauren Kelley and Sandra Garcia-Betancourt

By Udo Salters

On Thursday July 14th, the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling celebrated two New Exhibitions by artists Shani Peters and David Shrobe.

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Apply For The Innovative Cultural Advocacy Fellowship Now!

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Are you ready to apply for the Innovative Cultural Advocacy Fellowship? We hope so because they are currently accepting applications! Continue Reading →

The “Back In The Days” Coloring Book Hot Summer Fun

hip hop coloring bookStreet-style photographer Jamel Shabazz has captured New York hip-hop since the 1970s, documenting giant boom boxes, chunky hoop earrings, and flat-brimmed hats with a style that ranges from cheeky to dramatic: young boys in denim cutoffs posing on a subway platform, midair back flips over a pile of tattered mattresses. Continue Reading →

“Bananas & Budhas” At La Marqueta In East Harlem

bananas___Budha in harlemBananas & Budhas, José Morales dreamed of curating a season long outdoor photographic exhibit at La Marqueta but the fickle weather was always a factor…until he hooked up with Abey Charrón. Continue Reading →

Live Art And Music Experience With Marjorie Eliot And Andrea Arroyo At Morris Jumel Mansion

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A unique Live Art and Music Experience, featuring the musical talents of jazz legend Ms. Marjorie Eliot, and live painting by award-winning visual artist Andrea Arroyo.These two artists have been engaged in a creative collaboration for over three years. Continue Reading →

Expression & Technics of Boricua Master Printer Yolanda Velazquez In East Harlem

5403f1a5-3b32-4c62-a167-7b5032203df8This Saturday, July 23rd at 5pm, free with Boricua Master printer Yolanda Velazquez will be presenting works from her printmaking workshop in Puerto Rico, at the Taller Boricua’s Rafael Tufiño Printmaking Studio, in East Harlem, NY.  Continue Reading →

“Haiku Vibrations: Womanhood Not to Be Sacrificed” 2016, By Nefertiti

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Periodically we do features on artists and their art. This time its printer, designer, and New Jersey based artist Nefertiti, she has exhibited her work at The Studio Museum in Harlem, the Schomburg Center for Research, and her painting Haiku Vibrations: Womanhood Not to Be Sacrificed, above, is a “poetic painting,” Continue Reading →

Russell Simmons 17th Annual Art For Life Gala In The Hamptons

BRIDGEHAMPTON, NY - JULY 16: Angela Simmons attends Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation's 2016 ART FOR LIFE Benefit at Fairview Farms on July 16, 2016 in Bridgehampton, New York. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation)

Russell Simmons and his brother, artist Danny Simmons, co-hosted the 17th Annual ART FOR LIFE gala to benefit the RUSH Philanthropic Arts Foundation. Continue Reading →

Best Places For Public Art In Harlem

crack wackWhat topped our best public art in Harlem list? Well, as usual our “crack” team of public art lovers across our platforms let us know their best places for incredible public art in Harlem. Hit the flip to check out the places in Harlem that made the cut. Continue Reading →