Art & Culture

Harlem Bomb Shelter

Since March 2012, The Bomb Shelter has provided a safe haven of creative expression for young adults in NYC to share artistry, based in Harlem, NY THE BOMB SHELTER, is a venue for today’s YOUNG ADULT Poets to build a New Harlem Renaissance. A monthly retreat from the fallout of everyday life and forum to …

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Harlem School of the Arts

Harlem School of the Arts is a cultural arts center of interdisciplinary excellence. For over 50 years, HSA has built a community centered around a dynamic global curriculum, with a focus on diasporas of prominence in Harlem and Upper Manhattan. Students study and are exposed to music, dance, theater, visual arts, design, and culture guided by …

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HARLEM IS… HEALING! Celebrating Heroes of the Pandemic and social justice — this series spotlights the people making a difference in our community from the front lines of Heath and Environment, Community Groups, Harlem Resources, Religion, Youth and Education, and Art and Culture through tribute posts on social media and in local press coverage. It …

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Studio Museum Harlem

The Studio Museum in Harlem is the nexus for artists of African descent locally, nationally, and internationally and for work that has been inspired and influenced by Black culture. It is a site for the dynamic exchange of ideas about art and society. For more information on the exhibits and programs being run visit https://www.studiomuseum.org/ …

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Bard Graduate Center Gallery

Bard Graduate Center is dedicated to new research in the decorative arts, design history, and material culture. Exhibitions, both in our gallery and online, emerge from classroom teaching and faculty research and often serve as the basis for collaborations with scholars and institutions elsewhere in the city and around the world. These critically acclaimed projects …

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Graffiti Hall of Fame

For over 30 years the walls of this Harlem schoolyard have been a gallery of street art by “Kings and better.”  For more information visit the website.

Peace Fountain by Greg Wyatt

The Peace Fountain is a 40-foot-high sculpture and fountain located next to the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in the Morningside Heights section of Manhattan in New York City. It was commissioned in 1985 by Greg Wyatt, sculptor-in-residence at the cathedral. Peace Fountain celebrates the triumph of Good over Evil and sets before us …

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The Africa Center

A nonprofit, nonpartisan, multidisciplinary institution that provides a gateway for engagement with contemporary Africa. The Africa Center provides a gateway for engagement with contemporary Africa and is transforming the world’s understanding of Africa, its Diaspora, and the role of people of African descent in the world. Serving as the hub for the exchange of ideas related …

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Tree of Hope

The tree’s home is at the world famous Apollo Theatre, where a piece is still touched by performers for good luck on the stage right before their performance. For more information visit the link.

Frederick Douglass Memorial

This memorial located at the northwest corner of Central Park honors the African-American abolitionist, orator, writer and statesman Frederick Douglass (1818-1895), and consists of an eight-foot bronze portrait sculpture by Gabriel Koren, and a large circle and fountain with ornamental and symbolic features designed by Algernon Miller. For more information visit the website.