Stylized in soft hues, new stamps bear the likenesses of novelist Nella Larsen, philosopher Alaine Locke, historian Arturo Alfonso Schomburg, and poet Anne Spencer.
To Dream Avant-Garde acknowledges the artistic innovators of today — those who push the cultural status quo in their work.
Yale University’s Beinecke Library is displaying Langston Hughes’s collection of rent party cards, which advertised fundraising gatherings in an era of discriminatory Harlem rent.
Gather Out of Star-Dust at Yale University’s Beinecke Library is a building-wide exhibition of over 300 rare artifacts from the Harlem Renaissance.
The university is marking 75 years of its James Weldon Johnson Collection, which celebrates the man and his immense legacy.
Lavender and gold silhouettes of soldiers on horseback, waves, and a kneeling figure overlap on the flat plane of Aaron Douglas’s “Let My People Go” (1935–39).
When Harlem’s Renaissance Ballroom was demolished this year, the 1920s Jazz Age past of the neighborhood became a little harder to see.
A little-known depiction of Harlem literary life and African-American literature by Faith Ringgold is currently on view at the New York Public Library in its exhibition The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter.