A course titled “Co-Designing Smart Cities” has angered activists who see Columbia as a gentrifier.
Poeticizing and Politicizing Black and Asian American Abstraction
Columbia University exhibition thwarts the de-politicization of postwar abstract art with a series of provocative questions.
Caribbean Cultural Center Gets New 5,000-Square-Foot Space in East Harlem
“Expanding CCCADI’s presence in an ever-changing Harlem furthers our commitment to serving as an anchor for, and reflection of, the people of Harlem,” said the center’s director.
Dive Into the Studio Museum Archive With Catalogues and Posters From 1969 to Beyond
The museum is offering 75 catalogues and 14 posters of historic exhibitions featuring artists like Barkley Hendricks, Faith Ringgold, Sam Gilliam, and more.
Photographs by NYC Teens Reflect on Home and Solitude During Pandemic
The young photographers in the Studio Museum’s Expanding the Walls residency will debut their new works in an online show coinciding with the program’s 20th anniversary.
Meet the NYC Art Community: Dyeemah Simmons Wants to Stretch the Idea of What Museums Can Do
An interview series spotlighting New York’s creative community. Hear directly from artists, curators, and art workers about their current projects and personal quirks.
New USPS Stamps Commemorate Four Harlem Renaissance Figures
Stylized in soft hues, new stamps bear the likenesses of novelist Nella Larsen, philosopher Alaine Locke, historian Arturo Alfonso Schomburg, and poet Anne Spencer.
Artists-In-Residence at the Studio Museum Open Their Doors to the Public
The open studios event offers a rare opportunity to see works in progress by E. Jane, Naudline Pierre, and Elliot Reed before their upcoming exhibition at MoMA PS1.
Turning Trauma Into Images of Power and Celebration
Ruben Natal-San Miguel’s photographs transform a series of traumatic events into empathetic energy. His new book, Harlem, takes that human connection further.
A Celebration of Women at the Apollo Theater
The Women of the World Festival comes to Harlem next week, focusing on activism and the empowerment of women.
Finding Darkness, Pain, and Jubilance Under the Rainbow
At one of the few black-owned galleries in Harlem, a new exhibition of works by Delano Dunn is challenging, surprising, troubling, and complex.
At Home in Harlem
The inaugural exhibition at the new Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute is concerned with demonstrating how one comes to belong to a place.