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Walking Tour - East Harlem - El Barrio: Where Art, Culture & Community Intersect

March 1–July 26, 2019
El Barrio's Artspace PS 109

East Harlem – El Barrio is characterized by its murals, community gardens, casitas, and botanicas – a conglomeration of Puerto Rican, Mexican and Dominican influences of mostly working-class immigrants.

Exhibition: A Ballad for Harlem

May 2–July 31, 2019
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

A Ballad for Harlem contains recent key acquisitions and specific collection highlights related to the Schomburg Center's broader Home to Harlem initiative, we examine several strands of the wide world that is Harlem. Foundational figures like Langston Hughes serve as a guide across the century that the Schomburg Center has borne witness to Harlem’s changing same.

Exhibition: Augusta Savage - Renaissance Woman

May 3–July 28, 2019
New York Historical Society

Artist Augusta Savage (1892–1962) overcame poverty, racism, and sexual discrimination to become one of America’s most influential 20th-century artists. Her sculptures celebrate African American culture, and her work as an arts educator, activist, and Harlem Renaissance leader catalyzed social change

The Journey of the African American Classical Singer

July 27, 2019
Faison Firehouse Theatre

This performance will feature Harlem Opera Theater Vocal Competition first place winner, Carami Hilaire, soprano and Antonio Watts, baritone with Artistic Director, Gregory Hopkins on piano. A conversation about The Journey of the African American Classical Singer will follow the Concert.

Summerfest55: A "Jammin' on the Hudson" Event

August 12, 2019
Riverbank State Park

Come Swing with us for an afternoon of great music, dance and family fun with liver performances that will have you dancing in the park.

Harlem 100: Mwenso and the Shakes I Brianna Thomas I Vuyo Sotashe Special Guest Fred Wesley I Jazzmobile Presents: Winard Harper & Jeli Posse

August 23, 2019
Marcus Garvey Park

Harlem 100 is a multi-media show, created in collaboration with The National Jazz Museum in Harlem, celebrating the landmark 100th anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance