Harlem’s CCCADI Cultural Immersion Trip To Puerto Rico

Join the CCCADI‘s upcoming intersectional cultural immersion trip with the Community Arts University Without Walls (CAUWW) to Puerto Rico. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Thelma Golden And Other At Arts Advocacy Day 2017

Americans for the Arts, the nation’s leading nonprofit organization for advancing the arts and arts education, today announces a schedule of events for its Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts and Public Policy and Arts Advocacy Day, as part of the National Arts Action Summit held March 20-21, 2017. Continue Reading →

Lincoln Center Urges Continued Support For Federal Arts Funding (Update)

For example, a recent comprehensive study conducted by the School of Social Policy and Practice at the University of Pennsylvania found that cultural assets in New York City’s neighborhoods improve citizens’ health and safety and increase the effectiveness of local schools. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Kevin Young Is Named New Poetry Editor At The New Yorker

Esteemed poet Kevin Young, an Atlanta resident and professor at Emory University, has been named the new poetry editor at The New Yorker.

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HW Pick: Malcolm X, Harriet Tubman, And Other Docs At Swann Galleries

On Thursday, March 30, 2017, Swann Galleries will hold an auction of Printed & Manuscript African Americana, featuring powerful ephemera both painful and uplifting from oft-overlooked chapters of American history. Continue Reading →

‘Nude Dancer And Dancers’ At Club In Harlem NY, By Aarron Siskin, 1937 (Photos)

164_dda8d90d33ae3a23d286d09548333120A unique series of photographs taken by Aarron Siskin who documented the Harlem renaissance like one above of a semi-nude dancer above and the dancers below in Harlem, New York, 1937.  Continue Reading →

HW Pick: A Conversation With Naima Keith And Nigel Freeman

Join us for hors d’oeuvres, cocktails and a conversation with special guest Naima J. Keith, Deputy Director of Exhibitions and Programs at the California African American Museum. Hosted by Nigel Freeman, Director of African-American Fine Art at Swann Galleries. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Shady Ladies Tours Presents “Nasty Women Of The Metropolitan”

Shady Ladies Tours will present the Nasty Women of the Metropolitan on Saturdays, March 11 and April 1 at 1:00 PM.  Continue Reading →

Art Handlers Alliance Launches ‘Bill Of Rights’ Petition From Harlem To Hollywood

On March 2, 2017 Art Handlers Alliance of New York (AHA-NY) relaunched their foundational Bill of Rights document as an on-line petition and is calling for it to be adopted industry-wide from Harlem to Hollywood. Continue Reading →

Like Singapore And Geneva, Harlem Get Its Own ‘Freeport’ For Art This Summer

Artnet asks in their new report is Harlem set to become the new Geneva? Continue Reading →