Cave Canem 20th Anniversary And Black Power 50 Present “Freedom Now!” At The Schomburg (Video)

oct-19-woman-1Cave Canem’s 20th anniversary and the Schomburg Center, for our year-long exploration of the Black Power Movement, will present  an intergenerational, interdisciplinary performance based on the musical composition of jazz composer and drummer Max Roach’s 1961 Freedom Now Suite. Continue Reading →

Seitu’s World: Senator Espaillat, The NAACP, And TWU Local 100 At the Schomburg Center

seitu1Photographs by Seitu Oronde

On Thursday, July 7, 2016, Senator Espaillat, the NAACP, and TWU Local 100 came together for a reception honoring great achievements in education:at the Schomburg Center for Research, Harlem, New York.

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Harlem’s Schomburg Kicks Off $22M Overhaul


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 →

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 →