City Announces $2.8 M In Funding For Cultural Organizations From Harlem To Hollis

Today, the de Blasio Administration announced that $2.8 million in additional funding will be allocated to over 175 cultural organizations in underserved communities in all five boroughs. Continue Reading →

Park Avenue Armory, Studio Museum In Harlem Team Up For UES Arts Symposium

The Studio Museum in Harlem, which is currently without a permanent location during the construction of its new 125th Street building, is teaming up with the Park Avenue Armory to hold a one-day art symposium on the Upper East Side. Continue Reading →

On It’s Birthday, Mayor de Blasio And Firs Lady Mccray Announcement IDNYC Adds Third Gender Designation

Today, Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray announced that transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming New Yorkers can now affirmatively select a gender identity that more closely reflects to how they identify or express their gender on their IDNYC. Continue Reading →

Studio Museum In Harlem’s New Neighborhood Education Initiative “Find Art Here”

The Studio Museum in Harlem’s new initiative, “Find Art Here,” is displaying reproductions of works from its collection throughout Harlem’s public schools, libraries, and service centers, reports Artnews. Continue Reading →

Collector Donates 400 Artworks To The Studio Museum In Harlem

The Studio Museum in Harlem will receive 400 artworks by a “multigenerational who’s who of artists of African descent,” in a gift made by the late art collector and civil rights activist Peggy Cooper Cafritz, museum officials announced. Continue Reading →

Washington DC: Black Benefactors Dinner Series With Reggie Van Lee

Join Black Benefactors (BB) giving circle as we kick off our 2018 Dinner Series with Reggie Van Lee, philanthropist, arts advocate and retired Executive Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s UMEZ Announces Ken Knuckles To Retire After 15 Years Leading The Organization

The Upper Manhattan Empowerment Zone (UMEZ) today announced that the organization’s longtime President and Chief Executive Officer, Kenneth J. Knuckles, will step down in June after 15 years of service to begin his retirement. Continue Reading →

The Studio Museum In Harlem Files Building Plans For New Facility

Patch reports that the Studio Museum in Harlem has filed permits with the city Department of Buildings to move forward with the construction of its new six-story facility on West 125th Street between Lenox and Seventh avenues, according to public records. Continue Reading →