Harlem’s Schomburg Acquires Collection Of Hip-Hop Pioneer ‘Fab 5 Freddy’

The New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem has acquired the full archive of hip-hop pioneer and pop culture icon, Fred “Fab 5 Freddy” Brathwaite. Continue Reading →


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Schomburg Center Teen Curators Pick Syncretic Vibrations As Exhibition In Harlem

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. Continue Reading →


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“The Gospel According To André” Film And Convo At The Schomburg In Harlem (Video)

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 difficult to imagine a time when he wasn’t defining the boundaries of great style. Continue Reading →


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Jazz Impresario George Wein Donates The Jazz And Blues ArtBox To The Schomburg

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 Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture at the New York Public Library (NYPL). Continue Reading →


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An Opera Of The World At The Schomburg Center In Harlem

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. Continue Reading →


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Seitu’s World: Cosplay Showcase At The Schomburg In Harlem (Photographs)

On Sunday, January 14th, 2017, photographer Seitu Oronde was at the annual Cosplay Showcase at the Schomburg Center for Research in Harlem, NY. Continue Reading →


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