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TimeEventLocationAudience
Monday, June 1, 2015
6:30 p.m.The Literary Society
The Literary Society invites you to join them for their book club conversation on Toni Morrison’s new release, God Help the Child. FIRST COME, FIRST SEATED For all free events, we generally overbook to ensure a full house. All registered seats are released 15 to 30 minutes before start time, so we recommend that you arrive early.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Langston Hughes AuditoriumAdults,
College & Graduate Students
Friday, June 5, 2015
6 p.m.First Fridays: Black Gay Pride Edition
The Schomburg Center’s In The Life Archive presents First Fridays: Black Gay Pride Edition, in honor of the black LGBT community and LGBT pride celebrations that occur nationally each June. Join us as we celebrate our great LGBT pioneers and the rich history housed in our In The Life Archive! Groove to the music of DJ Missy B and Craig Nice in the Langston Hughes Lobby and jam to DJ BYRELL The GREAT in our courtyard as you enjoy our signature drinks and extended viewing hours in our galleries,…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults
Saturday, June 6, 2015
1 p.m.Children's Literature Salon: Honoring Benny Andrews
The Schomburg Education in partnership with Community Works presents a family event to celebrate diverse books in conjunction with the exhibition, Curators Choice: Black Life Matters. This event honors Benny Andrews and features a reading and workshop. This program is geared towards young adult readers and all lovers of childrens books. Schomburg Education proudly supports the #WeNeedDiverseBooks campaign and will have a series of installments throughout the year. Follow Schomburg Education o…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)
Thursday, June 11, 2015
6 p.m.Maroons Revisited: History and Stories
Please note this event will not take place at the Schomburg Center. It will be held at NYPL's 42nd Street location, the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, 5th Avenue at 42nd Street, New York. Secluded in the forests, the swamps and the mountains, or hidden at the borders of plantations, maroons all over the Americas led unique, secret lives, while fiercely maintaining their independence. Join us for a revealing new look at these extraordinary men and women. Omar H. Ali (“Benkos Bioho: African Ma…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults,
College & Graduate Students
Friday, June 12, 2015
6 p.m.Maroons Revisited: Akwantu: The Journey
Please note this event will not take place at the Schomburg Center. It will be held at NYPL's 42nd Street location, the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, 5th Avenue at 42nd Street, New York. Director Roy T. Anderson will present his documentary Akwantu: The Journey, which documents the struggle for freedom of the Maroons of Jamaica who formed communities in some of the most inhospitable regions of the island. Shot in Jamaica, Ghana, Canada and the United States over the course of two years, the…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults,
College & Graduate Students
Wednesday, July 8, 2015
11 a.m.Heroes on Camera: International Center of Photography Introductory Workshop
Kick off your summer with the International Center of Photography's Heroes on Camera Workshops! During the session, teens will use cameras supplied by the NYPL to learn the basics of digital photography and capture their unique perspectives. The artwork will be displayed at neighborhood libraries at the end of the summer.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureTeens/Young Adults (13-18 years)