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  • Floral Drawings by Thomas Libetti

    Hudson Park Library
    July 7, 2014 to July 31, 2014

    Thomas Libetti is a New York City based artist working in both fine art and illustration, in the mediums of painting and drawing. His emphasis lies in the gesture and economy of his line. Channeling a bold, direct voice inspired by street and contemporary art, Thomas' art has been widely 

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  • Motown: The Truth Is A Hit

    Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
    February 1, 2014 to July 26, 2014

    Motown founder Berry Gordy is quoted as saying “The truth is a hit.” And in truth, Detroit’s Motown Records became the voice of an entire generation. Our upcoming Motown exhibition, The Truth Is a Hit seeks to explore Gordy’s notion of the truth by tracing black music from its African 

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  • On the Road to Integration: Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education

    Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
    May 6, 2014 to July 26, 2014

    Curated by the members of the BNY Mellon Pre-Professional Development Program, On the Road to Integration: Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education explores the moments before and after the legendary ruling. 

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  • NER BECK’s NYC Street Oddities: A Photo Exhibit

    Grand Central Library
    May 22, 2014 to July 3, 2014

  • On Display: The Declaration of Independence

    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
    June 27, 2014 to July 3, 2014

    Celebrate Independence Day by coming to see The New York Public Library's original copy of the Declaration of Independence, handwritten by Founding Father Thomas Jefferson in 1776.

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  • Tiempo Entre Costuras -Time in Between

    Bronx Library Center
    June 22, 2014 to June 30, 2014

    Tiempo Entre Costuras/Time In Between

     by Linda Caycedo 

    On view from  Sunday June 22 - 30, 2014

     

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  • Harlem Metamorphosis

    115th Street Library
    June 2, 2014 to June 30, 2014

    Harlem Metamorphosis

     

    by GrandMaster TaiJay

     

    June 2-30, 2014

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  • Phenomenal Woman: Maya Angelou, 1928–2014

    Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
    May 30, 2014 to June 30, 2014

    “You are the sum total of everything you've ever seen, heard, eaten, smelled, been told, forgot - it's all there. Everything influences each of us, and because of that I try to make sure that my experiences are positive.”– Maya Angelou Read More ›
  • Embroidering for Peace/Bordando por la Paz Exhibit

    Bronx Library Center
    June 18, 2014 to June 30, 2014

    Come and meet participants of ongoing embroidery sessions as they create and

    display their handiwork and share their stories behind each piece at the Heritage Gallery (4th floor) 

    Call or visit for tours.  All materials are provided. 

     

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  • Time Present/Time Past - Anita Thacher

    Mulberry Street Library
    May 5, 2014 to June 30, 2014

    Time Present/Time Past

    Anita Thacher at the Mulberry Street Library May 5 - June 30th, 2014

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