East Harlems Thomas Jefferson Park Receive Art Installation

screen_shot_2016-09-23_at_43809_pm-1474663504-8212The Parks Department and clothing company UNIQLO are teaming up to feature art from emerging artists in city parks, and East Harlem’s Thomas Jefferson Park has been chosen to receive one of the installations. Continue Reading →

Harlem School And Street Artists Fight Education Discrimination In Our Nation

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With kids all over New York City in full swing of the new school year, an elementary school in Harlem is helping to make a bold statement against education discrimination.

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Billionaire Art Collector William Louis-Dreyfus Who Donated Art To Harlem Children’s Zone Has Died

william-louis-dreyfusAs actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus accepted an Emmy for “Outstanding Lead Actress” last night for her role as President Selina Meyer on HBO’s hit series “Veep,” she also surprised the crowd by revealing that her father who donated his art collection to the Harlem Children’s Zone had died just two days prior. Continue Reading →

1960s-70s Abstraction Shines From Bearden To Banneker At Swann Galleries

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Thursday, October 6, Swann Galleries will hold an auction of fantastic African-American Fine Art, featuring a variety of media by artists spanning the last 150 years. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: The 2016 Editions/Artists’ Books Fair Announces Exhibitors

Editions/Artists' Books Fair (Nov. 3-6) Announces 2016 ExhibitorsThe 2016 Editions/Artists’ Books Fair (E/AB), New York’s premier showcase for contemporary publishers and dealers-will feature a roster of 40 innovative printmakers during New York Print Week (November 3-6) at Chelsea’s Waterfront Tunnel. Continue Reading →

Lincoln Center’s Global Exchange Offers Access To World And Cultural Leaders Via Free Live Stream

lincoln-center-artsThis year’s Global Exchange conference will bring together nearly 300 world leaders and influencers to advance the power of “Art for Good” in meeting the critical challenges facing our world. Continue Reading →

National Dance Institute (NDI) Announce Traci Lester As New Executive Director

new-director-in-harlem1National Dance Institute (NDI),  the non-profit organization that has been using the pathways of the arts to motivate children toward excellence since its founding 40 years ago by legendary ballet dancer, Jacques d’Amboise, announced, that Traci Lester joined the organization as Executive Director.  Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Lincoln Center Education Launches “Think Like An Artist” Video Series

think-like-an-artistAs part of the celebration of its 40th anniversary and in conjunction with the National Arts in Education week, Lincoln Center Education (LCE), today launches a new series called Think Like an Artist. Continue Reading →

Harlem Group Music Beyond Measure To Perform At Carnegie Hall

music-beyond-measure1Music Beyond Measure (MBM) has been selected to provide arts programming to probation clients in Harlem as part of NeON Arts, a partnership between Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute and the NYC Department of Probation. Continue Reading →

Ponytailed Man Caught On Video Stealing Art Mural In East Harlem

k scharf in harlemPolice are searching for the ponytailed man in a tie-dye shirt captured on clear, close-up video snatching a specially commissioned art banner from a East Harlem park last month.  Continue Reading →