Join the 2017-2018 Schomburg Center Teen Curators in celebration as we present our third annual Teen Curators Exhibition, Syncretic Vibrations: Exploring the Mosaic of Blackness Through the Melville Herskovits Collection.
Filmmaker and renowned Malian scholar Manthia Diawara simultaneously reflects upon the migration of the opera form and the refugee crisis, as specifically experienced in Europe.
Curbed reports that the two-year renovation of the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is nearly complete, new construction site photos by Field Condition have revealed.
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at The New York Public Library today announced the acquisition of American tenor saxophonist and jazz legend Sonny Rollins’ personal archive.
As part of the Schomburg’s rich history of collecting and preserving cinema of are featuring black talent across the African diaspora in Harlem, NY.
On February 16, 2017, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture will open its latest exhibition Black Power! in the newly-renovated Main Exhibition Hall.
In honor of Black History Month, the Schomburg Center and Maysles Documentary Center invite you to join us for a free community preview screening of the Oscar-nominated documentary, I Am Continue Reading →
Photographs by Seitu Oronde On Friday, January 13, 2017 the Schomburg held its 5th Annual Center’s Black Comic Book Festival 2017 at the Schomburg Center For Research, of course in Harlem, Continue Reading →
The National Park Service (NPS) today announced the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture as one of 24 new National Historic Landmarks.
It’s baa-ack! Come celebrate the rich tradition of black comix in our 5th annual Black Comic Book Festival, which for the first time will be TWO days!
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture today announced January 13-14, 2017 as the dates of its 5th Annual Black Comic Book Festival in Harlem.
Just so you can start planning ahead as the holidays approach, check out these Schomburg events for the end of November and early December 2016.
The poet and scholar Kevin Young has been named director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem, a division of the New York Public Library and Continue Reading →
Photographs 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, Continue Reading →
Hailed as “rich in emotional nuance and gestural beauty” and one of the best dance shows of 2015 by the New York Times, Dapline! is a choreographic collaboration between LaMont Continue Reading →
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is one of the world’s leading research facilities devoted to the preservation of materials on the global African and African Diasporan experiences.
The Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery has announced Aisha K. Finch’s Rethinking Slave Rebellion in Cuba: La Escalera and the Insurgencies of 1841-1844 (University of North Carolina Press) Continue Reading →
There’s nothing like looking great and feeling great, you work hard, and you play hard! These leather Louboutin women’s dress sandals will make everyone look hard.
Join us for an evening of film and conversation with André Leon Tally. André Leon Tally has been a fixture in the world of fashion for so long that it’s Continue Reading →
Please join one time Harlem resident and President Bill Clinton and the world’s bestselling author James Patterson as they discuss their forthcoming novel, The President is Missing, offering candid insights into Continue Reading →
George Wein, jazz producer, promoter and pianist, Founder of the Newport Jazz and Folk Festivals and CEO of Newport Festivals Foundation, has donated The Jazz and Blues ArtBox to the Continue Reading →
The Schomburg Center and the division for Moving Image and Recorded Sound have a rich history of collecting and preserving cinema of, or featuring black talent from across the African Continue Reading →
Join the Schomburg Center for special screenings of four of our favorite Black romance films as a fun ode to Valentine’s Day in Harlem, NY.
On Sunday, January 14th, 2017, photographer Seitu Oronde was at the annual Cosplay Showcase at the Schomburg Center for Research in Harlem, NY.
Dr. Vanessa K. Valdes will discuss her latest book Diasporic Blackness: The Life and Times of Arturo Alfonso Schomburg with Kevin Young, Director of the Schomburg Center.