Featured Events

Posing Modernity: The Black Model from Manet and Matisse to Today

  • October 24, 2018 - February 10, 2019
  • Wallach Art Gallery

This exhibition explores the changing modes of representation of the black figure as central to the development of modern art.

First Saturday Jam Session with David Durrah

  • September 1, 2018 - December 1, 2018
  • National Jazz Museum in Harlem

In keeping with Harlem’s tradition of artist salons and after-hours performances, our monthly Saturday Sessions provide an informal creative space for musicians to connect and play with mentors.

Close Conversation: Langston Hughes, Harlem, and the Sacred with Wallace Best

  • October 17, 2018
  • Cathedral of St. John the Divine

Close Conversations, sponsored by the Cathedral’s Congregation of Saint Saviour, invite you to join a series of discussions on contemporary society, culture and spirituality.

2018 Langston Hughes Festival & Award Ceremony

  • November 15, 2018
  • Aaron Davis Hall, City College

The City College Langston Hughes Festival will award Hilton Als, writer and theater critic, the 2018 Langston Hughes Medal on November 15, 2018. The day-long festival will include a symposium, film screening, and award ceremony including musical guest and conversation with Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts and Hilton Als.

Close Conversation: Race, Inequality, and Education with Carla Shedd and L'Heareux Lewish-McCoy

  • December 12, 2018 @ 6:30PM
  • Cathedral of St. John the Divine

Close Conversations, sponsored by the Cathedral’s Congregation of Saint Saviour, invite you to join a series of discussions on contemporary society, culture and spirituality.