Mayor de Blasio Announces His Cultural Plan For All New Yorkers, CreateNYC

Mayor de Blasio today joined NYC Cultural Affairs Commissioner Tom Finkelpearl and Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer to release CreateNYC, New York City’s first-ever comprehensive cultural plan. Continue Reading →

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Arts And Culture Lives As Lavazza Partners With The Guggenheim

Harlem has always had a love affair with arts and culture, from Orson Welles Macbeth to the Harlem Renaissance.  That’s why we love the annoucement today, Lavazza took another major step in its ongoing commitment to helping promote the arts and culture around the world with the announcement of a multi-year collaboration with the Peggy Guggenheim Collection in Venice. Continue Reading →

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Salters Scene: Sip&Toast With Chef Max And Harlem Haberdashery

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Closing out the month of August, Harlem Haberdashery held an exclusive Sip & Toast With Chef Max Hardy event in Harlem, New York.

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Salters Scene: Long Gallery In Harlem

Louis Long and Crystal Joy

By Udo Salters

On a hot day in July, the Long Gallery on 2073 7th Avenue at 124th Street in Harlem,   NY, held a multi-disciplinary exhibition with original paintings and sculptures by Dáreece J. Walker and performance poetry by artist Daniel J. Watts and the InnerView Collective. Continue Reading →

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Lincoln Center’s Global Exchange Offers Access To World And Cultural Leaders Via Free Live Stream

lincoln-center-artsThis year’s Global Exchange conference will bring together nearly 300 world leaders and influencers to advance the power of “Art for Good” in meeting the critical challenges facing our world. Continue Reading →

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HW Pick: Lonnie Bunch’s Journey To A National Museum Of African-American Culture

lonnie-bunch-spotlight-september-20161“Every day I wish I was as strong as my enslaved ancestors. When I look at what it’s going to take to build this museum, I take great comfort in coming out of that community,” says Lonnie Bunch III,. Continue Reading →

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HW Pick: Announcing The Debut Of The Accessible Art Fair New York Hosted By artnet

artfair at montblancAs art lovers at Harlem World Magazine we were plaesed to read the announcement of the debut of the Accessible Art Fair New York. Since 2007, The Brussels Accessible Art Fair has been a focal point to discover new talent and an opportunity for artists’ to exhibit their work to a distinguished audience. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Artist Tomo Mori New Mural Unveiled At Columbia University

Tomo MoriHarlem-based visual artist Tomo Mori will transform the Miller Theatre lobby at Columbia University in West Harlem into an immersive work surrounding viewers with a sponge-stamped waterfall of images, based on her cut and painted mosaic process. Continue Reading →

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Souleo: A world traveler takes action with When in Need Foundation

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When most travelers go on vacation it is to relax and unwind. However for Chetachi Ecton traveling to resorts throughout the world proved more taxing than relaxing. It was during a trip almost three years ago when she stepped foot off of a resort that her life changed forever. Continue Reading →

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Salters Scene: Sugar Hill Children’s Museum New Exhibitions

Shani Peters, David Shrobe, Lauren Kelley and Sandra Garcia-Betancourt

Shani Peters, David Shrobe, Lauren Kelley and Sandra Garcia-Betancourt

By Udo Salters

On Thursday July 14th, the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling celebrated two New Exhibitions by artists Shani Peters and David Shrobe.

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Hamptons: Russell Simmons 17th Annual Art For Life Gala In The Hamptons

BRIDGEHAMPTON, NY - JULY 16: Angela Simmons attends Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation's 2016 ART FOR LIFE Benefit at Fairview Farms on July 16, 2016 in Bridgehampton, New York. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images for Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation)

Russell Simmons and his brother, artist Danny Simmons, co-hosted the 17th Annual ART FOR LIFE gala to benefit the RUSH Philanthropic Arts Foundation. Continue Reading →

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“Mounting Frustration: The Art Museum in the Age of Black Power” With Susan E. Cahan In Harlem

mounting and susan cahan1Consider this: Prior to 1967, fewer than a dozen museum exhibitions in the U.S. had featured the work of African American artists. Continue Reading →

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New Works “Speaking Colors” By Haile King Rubie In Harlem NY

speakingcolors image in harlem1The Clara Francis Gallery is proud to launch with a solo exhibition of works by Harlem-based artist Haile King Rubie, with selections from his works dating from 2007-2009 and his subsequent “art waves” of 2013-2016, including works on canvas, paper and recycled bottles. Continue Reading →

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Souleo: DNA Tests Inspire New Photo Series

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By Souleo

African art is sweeping through the mainstream art world as noted in recent examples from the Brooklyn Museum’s Disguise: Masks and Global African Art to the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s Creative Africa exhibitions. Continue Reading →

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Saint Nicholas Houses Youth Artists Dedicate Mural In Harlem

harlem projects nuralGroundswell, the Office of Council Member Ritchie Torres, and the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) will unveil the first two murals of a series of three at the Saint Nicholas Houses today Thursday, June 23 at 4:00 PM EST, as part of a major one-year initiative entitled “Public Art / Public Housing.” Continue Reading →

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The Studio Museum Goes Outside The Museum inHarlem

studio-museum in harlemThelma Golden, Director and Chief Curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem, today announced the launch of inHarlem, a set of new initiatives designed to explore dynamic ways to work in the community and take the institution beyond its walls. Continue Reading →

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HW Pick: NYC Celebrates Global Design During NYCxDESIGN Week

design1With Harlem being one of the great arts mecca’s in the world, we were especially interested in the NYCxDESIGN, New York City’s two-week celebration of global design afew weeks ago. Continue Reading →

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“Contemporary Art, Politics, And the Social Value of Collecting” With Fab 5 Freddy At Flux

-fab_5_FreddyModerated by Donnamarie Baptiste, Director of Marketing & Communications, Creative Time. Panelists, Fred Braithwaite (Fab 5 Freddy), visual artists Kambui Olujimi and Coby Kennedy and curator Jasmine Wahl. Continue Reading →

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WHITEHOT Magazine And FLUX Artists in Conversation In Harlem

36b53243-59bd-4fd1-9f74-9e56851c1b09Moderator Gregory de la Haba, Publisher of WHITEHOT Magazine, talks with FLUX artists Tammy Nguyen, Bayeté Ross Smith, Stan Squirewell, and Jason Wallace  about the experience of making art for the people. Continue Reading →

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Harlem Painter, Illustrator And Arts Educator, Aaron Douglas

aaron-douglas1Aaron Douglas May 26, 1899 – February 3, 1979, was an African-American painter, illustrator and arts educator. He was a preiminent figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Continue Reading →

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