Studio Museum-Iteration Of Dapline In Harlem

12644848_10154029261771454_5901653210038917340_nThe Studio Museum in Harlem and The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture are pleased to present a custom Studio Museum-iteration of Dapline!, a modern dance performance by choreographer André Zachery and visual artist LaMont Hamilton. Continue Reading →

Black Life Matters Wikipedia Edit-a-thon 2016 Edition

wiki+grid+cropThe Schomburg Center, working with the AfroCROWD initiative, is hosting a successor to last year’s Black Life Matters Wikipedia Edit-a-thon on Saturday February 6, 2016, to contribute to articles on Wikipedia for the national Black WikiHistory Month outreach campaign. Continue Reading →

“Theater Talks: The Royale” At The Schomburg In Harlem

the royale in harlemThe Schomburg Center is proud to present an evening with cast members McKinley Belcher III, Khris Davis, and Clarke Peters from Lincoln Center Theater’s upcoming play, The Royale.  Continue Reading →

Timbaland Podcast On Mantronix, Reinvention, And Kids In Harlem (audio)

timbaland_banner3Timbaland is a producer, rapper, songwriter, and now, an author. A four-time Grammy winner, Timbaland has worked with artists including Rihanna, Nas, Aaliyah, Jay-Z, Nelly Furtado, Drake, Missy Elliot, Pharrell Williams, Rick Ross, Ludacris, Madonna, and Mariah Carey. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Schomburg Kicks Off $22M Overhaul

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The New York Public Library’s Central Branch isn’t the only of the institution’s properties getting a face lift. Today, the library kicked-off a $22 million renovation of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Hamilton Landmark Galleries Presents Ademola Olugebefola

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By Lynn Lieberman

In a special three-day presentation, the Hamilton Landmark Galleries will hold a solo exhibit of the work of Ademola Olugebefola. Continue Reading →

ARTchives Series Presents Artist Jorge Luis Rodriguez In Harlem

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This month, the Artchives Method & Documentation Series at the Center for Puerto Rican Studies Library & Archives in East Harlem is presenting a solo exhibit of the work of renowned sculpture artist, Jorge Luis Rodriguez. 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 →

Black Suburbia: From Levittown to Ferguson In Harlem

BlackSuburbiaWhat do the suburbs teach us about the black experience, family ideals, community, and racial identity? How is the myth of the American Dream complicated by the African American suburban experience? Continue Reading →

Fall Open House: The Black Fantastic At The Schomburg

FINAL+Fall+open+house+cropThe Schomburg Center’s annual Fall Open House is an opportunity for our audiences and patrons to access and engage with our collections, exhibitions, and programmatic offerings in an evening filled with conversations, performances, films and art.  Continue Reading →