Its The Sweet Spot Festival For Everyday People In Harlem 2017

The Sweet Spot Festival is returning to Harlem for its 6th year in a row and they say its their BEST year YET. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: An Evening With Faith Ringgold At Moma

faith-ringgold-in-harlemArtist and activist Faith Ringgold discusses her life and art during a conversation with Anne Umland, The Blanchette Hooker Rockefeller Curator of Painting and Sculpture, and Thomas J. Lax, Associate Curator, Department of Media and Performance Art. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Susan Cahan And Lowery Stokes Sims Talks At MOMA

sims_cahan-and-lowery-stokes-in-harlemThis evening’s program features a great conversation between Susan Cahan and Lowery Stokes Sims focused on the Civil Rights Movement and New York’s museums from the late 1960s to the early 1970s. Continue Reading →

Shop Harlem: Lou Fink “Harlem” Water Color, July 1964

lou fink in harlem

A wonderful watercolor on paper by the American artist Lou Fink, who designed for Tiffany, worked at the Art Institute of Chicago, MOMA, and many more, the piece is dated from July 1964. Continue Reading →

MoMA And The Schomburg Launch Talk Series

schomburg and moma talks seriesThe Museum of Modern Art and The New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture launch a new series of public conversations addressing the meaning of equity in contemporary culture and society, and the steps required for progress. Continue Reading →

It Was All Good At The Teen Battle Chef Live In Harlem

Emblemheatlh2On June 16, eleven New York high school students from Brooklyn Lab School, Edward A. Reynolds West Side High School and the George Washington Education Campus faced off in “Teen Battle Chef LIVE in Harlem,” an annual cooking competition celebrating achievements of students who participate in the Teen Battle Chef (TBC) program held this year at Madiba Harlem. Continue Reading →

Steffani Jemison Sings Harlem Inspired Promise Machine At MOMA

On Thursday, June 25th, Brooklyn-based artist Steffani Jemison presents her new multipart commission Promise Machine, inspired by the Utopia Neighborhood Club, a Harlem-based women’s social service organization that directly supported Jacob Lawrence.  Continue Reading →

Reading Of Harlem’s Jacob Lawrence’s ‘Migration Series’ Poetry Suite (video)

jacob lawrence migration seriesTen celebrated poets, selected by Elizabeth Alexander, read their poems inspired by Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series at the Museum Of Modern Art (MOMA), in New York. Continue Reading →

MoMA Launches Walking Tour Of Jacob Lawrence’s Harlem

joacob lawrence migration seriesThe current Museum of Modern Art exhibition One-Way Ticket: Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series and Other Visions of the Great Movement North expands uptown, beyond the Museum’s galleries, with the launch of a self-guided walking tour that explores the Harlem that nurtured Lawrence as a young artist in the 1930s. Continue Reading →