Harlem’s Norman Rockwell, An American Master, 1894 – 1978

Norman Perceval Rockwell (February 3, 1894 – November 8, 1978) was a 20th-century American painter and illustrator. Continue Reading →

NYCEDC, DCLA Seek Partners For Affordable Artist Workspace Initiative

New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCLA) today launched two new efforts to build capacity for affordable artist workspace in New York City. Continue Reading →

H&M Conscious Exclusive Sustainable Fashion From Harlem To Harare

H&M’s 2018 Conscious Exclusive collection pays homage to the Arts and Crafts movement in Sweden and features the new sustainable materials recycled silver and Econyl®, a 100% regenerated fiber from fishnets and other nylon waste. Continue Reading →

Google Kicks Off Black History Month With 3D Interactive NMAAHC Experience

In commemoration of Black History Month, tech giant and diversity catalyst, Google, partners with the NMAAHC for the unveiling of an interactive experience for attendees. Continue Reading →

NY’s Decoration & Design Building Presented Masters Of Design An Evening Of Art

New York’s Decoration & Design Building’s hosted NYC&G Editor in Chief Kendell Cronstrom in conversation with Sotheby’s Master Paintings Senior Vice President, Christopher Apostle and celebrated designer Victoria Hagan. Continue Reading →

Leanne Stella Talks Harlem Real Estate And The Arts On The Danny Tisdale Show (Podcast)

Join Leanne Stella, co-founder of Gastiaburo + Stella at Halstead real estate, as she talks about her 4th Quarter Market Report 2017 and arts with host Danny Tisdale, on The Danny Tisdale Show.

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UMEZ Arts Engagement Is A New Grant Program

UMEZ Arts Engagement is a new grant program launched in December 2017 to enhance the diversity and frequency of arts and cultural presentations in Upper Manhattan. Continue Reading →

New Gallery Announces Neighborhood Welcoming Day In Harlem

Gallery 8 is a new art gallery opening in Harlem on Thursday, February 1st, 2018. The gallery is hosting a neighborhood welcoming day on Sunday, February 4th, 2018 from 12 noon until 4 pm and all are invited. Continue Reading →

Hi-ARTS Community Open House Uptown 2018

H-ARTS opens its doors for its first community open house of the season in the Hi-ARTS Performance Space at Artspace PS109 in partnership with Walker International Communications Group, Inc. on Wed, January 31, 2018.   Continue Reading →

Harlem Renaissance God Charles White’s Retrospective At MoMA

With Charles White: A Retrospective, The Museum of Modern Art and the Art Institute of Chicago present the first major museum exhibition of Charles White’s oeuvre in over 30 years, on view at The Museum of Modern Art from October 7, 2018, through January 13, 2019. Continue Reading →

UMEZ Arts Engagement Is A New Grant Program For Uptown Artists And Arts Orgs

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) is thrilled to announce its partnership with the Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone Development Corporation (UMEZ) and the launch of UMEZ Arts Engagement. Continue Reading →

Thomas Roma Columbia Professor, Accused of Sexual Misconduct Retires

Hyper Allergic reports that five women have come forward accusing Thomas Roma, a photographer and professor, of sexual misconduct. Continue Reading →

Jackie Ormes, Creator Of Torchy Brown in Dixie to Harlem Inducted In Harlem Of Fame

Jackie Ormes, August 1, 1911 – December 26, 1985, is known as the first African-American woman cartoonist and creator of the Torchy Brown comic strip and the Patty-Jo ‘n’ Ginger panel. Continue Reading →

City Agencies Unveil “Made In NY Animation Project” At The Harlem NeON

Media and Entertainment Commissioner Julie Menin, Probation Commissioner Ana M. Bermúdez, and The Animation Project (TAP) Founder Brian Austin joined animation industry professionals at the Harlem Neighborhood Opportunity Network (NeONSM) today to unveil the City’s Made in NY Animation Project. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: The Arts Are Here To Stay

By NYC Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña

When I accepted the job of Chancellor, I knew right away that the arts would be a focal point of my tenure. Continue Reading →

First-Ever CSA Inclusion And Diversity Open Call For Performers With Disabilities

Respectability reported that On Sunday, January 7, 2018, Casting Society of America (CSA) members across the country from Harlem to Hollywood are making themselves available to union and non-union performers with disabilities. Continue Reading →

Girl Code, The Journey From Average Teens To Powerhouses

Perfect for aspiring coders everywhere from Harlem to Hollis, Girl Code is the story of two teenage tech phenoms who met at Girls Who Code summer camp, teamed up to create a viral video game, and ended up becoming world famous. Continue Reading →

NYC Cultural Affairs Department Grants $40 Million Arts Funding To Harlem Chamber Players And Others

The Daily News has reported that the Department of Cultural Affairs will allocate $40 million to upwards of 900 local arts organizations, putting special emphasis on the mayor’s CreateNYC initiative which seeks to foster diversity in the arts community. Continue Reading →

Holiday! Festive! Live! Mix ‘n’ Mingle & More At State Office Building In Harlem

Join us and round up your friends, family and associates to do like in the Holiday! Festive! Live! a Mix ‘n’ Mingle & More…Sip. Sit.Chat. Chew. Dance. Continue Reading →

“Art In The Parks Active Open Space” Program Creates Eight New Public Art From Harlem To Hollis

The Health Department, in partnership with NYC Parks, today announced the installation of eight new public artworks in parks in the South Bronx, East Harlem and Central Brooklyn. Continue Reading →