Al “Hirschfeld’s Harlem,” A Rare Picture Window Into Harlem Renaissance

Now in paperback! Decades before the PBS documentaries, before Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Al Hirschfeld and many, many more went to Harlem. Continue Reading →

Harlem Based See.Gold Brings Old World Charm To Modern Day

Need old world gilding for your new world Harlem home? Then, you have to check out see.gold, it’s an all-female Harlem-based team of gilders specializing in hand painted and gilded glass signage and house numbers. Continue Reading →

The Beautiful Dizzy Gillespie 100th Anniversary Mural In Harlem

Global street art and human rights campaign, Education Is Not A Crime, is thrilled to announce the creation of the John Birks “Dizzy” Gillespie 100th Anniversary mural in Harlem at 229 W 135th Street. Continue Reading →

Demolition Depot, The Worlds Most Extensive Architectural Reclamation Showroom In Harlem

The Demolition Depot and Irreplaceable Artifacts in Harlem, a modest Harlem tenement building is a unique source of vintage plumbing fixtures, doors, windows, shutters, railings, gates, grills, mantels, stone and terracotta pieces, religious objects and so much more worth millions of dollars.

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De Blasio Taps Harlemites And Others To Consider Controversial Statues’

NY Daily News reports that Mayor de Blasio named a committee Friday to address how the city should deal with the sordid histories of hundreds of statues, plaques, obelisks and other memorials scattered on city property across the five boroughs. Continue Reading →

Performa Will Honor Yoko Ono by Recreating Her Performance Art at Its Opening Night Gala

Art Net reports that legendary artist Yoko Ono will be honored at this year’s Performa gala, to be held on November 1, 2017, at a decommissioned Harlem church. Continue Reading →

‘Dreaming Up North: Children On The Move Across The Americas’ In Harlem

Join us for a special panel discussion about the migrant child experience with with Colectiva Infancias, a network of social anthropologists and photographers. Continue Reading →

Charles White’s “Take My Mother Home” And Others Make Auction Debut At Swan

Swann Galleries’ biannual auction of African-American Fine Art on Thursday, October 5 promises never-before-seen art from the turn of the nineteenth century to the present. Continue Reading →

Obie Award-Winning Actor Chris Myers Brings 3-Day Interfest To Harlem School of the Arts

OBIE Award Winning actor, HSA alum and Artist in Resident, Chris Myers present “INTERFEST,” a free three-day arts & ideas festival promising an energized experience for emerging artists and thinkers to explore the future of culture and community. Continue Reading →

The Groundswell Behind The “Future, Past, Present Day We Find A Way,” Mural In Harlem

As seen in the protests in Charlottesville and the subsequent removals of Confederate statues like the Dr. J. Marion Sims statue in East Harlem and across the nation, art is a site of power when placed in a public space. Continue Reading →

New ‘James Baldwin,’ T-Shirt From Harlem World Gear (15% Discount)

This is “James Baldwin,” T-shirt is one of our favorites with a white t-shirt and a high resolution drawn image by visual artist Danny Tisdale from the Harlem World Gear. Continue Reading →

CITYarts Goes Global With Community Youth Mural In Harlem

CITYarts, a NYC based non-profit organization, has an exciting mural project taking place this summer in Hamilton Heights! Continue Reading →

Hennessy Presents Harlem Dominican Artist And Graffiti Pioneer JonOne

It was a humid evening in Miami on July 21, 2017, when visual artist John “JonOne” Perello walked into Wynwood’s Cafeina in an all-white jumpsuit, ready to create another vibrant masterpiece. Continue Reading →

Discovering Harlem Stage, “The Gatehouse,” With Pat Cruz And James King (Video)

A great video by Harlem Cultural Archives in the exploration of the backstory of HarlemStage and its distinctive showplace “The Gatehouse” as told by HarlemStage’s Executives Pat Cruz and James King.

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Congrats, Monique Martin New Director Of Programming At Harlem-Based Biz Harlem Stage

Harlem Stage is proud to announce the arrival of its new Director of Programming, Monique Martin. Continue Reading →