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Past Exhibitions

  • A Tribute to Harry Bayard Duggins

    Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
    September 3, 2014 to September 13, 2014

    Born in Harlem, Harry Bayard Duggins was a singer, dancer, illustrator and designer who volunteered with the Minority Task on AIDS in the 1980s. To honor this Harlemite’s life’s work, a small exhibition of items testifying to his artistic and activist sensibility will be on display for a 

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  • Donald Andrew Agarrat: Harlem Photographer

    Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
    March 28, 2014 to September 13, 2014

    This solo exhibition features a selection of photographs by Donald Andrew Agarrat, whose passionate eye captured the complex beauty of Harlem and its inhabitants, the black LGBT community, and New York City. Ranging from portraits to street scenes, Agarrat’s thoughtful focus sought 

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  • The ABC of It: Why Children's Books Matter

    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
    June 21, 2013 to September 7, 2014

    The ABC of It is an examination of why children’s books are important: what and how they teach children, and what they reveal about the societies that produced them. Through a dynamic array of objects and activities, the exhibition celebrates the extraordinary richness, artistry, and 

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  • Paintings by Rene de los Santos

    Inwood Library
    August 4, 2014 to September 4, 2014

    Local painter Rene de los Santos began painting in the the Dominican Republic and now lives and works in Upper Manhattan. His work continues to evoke his island birthplace. Enjoy the rich colors, curves and fantasic images of his work on exhibit throughout the first floor. 

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  • Natalie del Villar - Strangers on the Train

    Riverside Library
    August 1, 2014 to August 31, 2014

    This collection of artworks by Natalie del Villar includes an oil painting series entitled Strangers on the Train. In addition, several drawings in which the artist depicts herself in an array of settings and forms are showcased. The artworks in this exhibit were inspired by a lifetime in NYC, as Read More ›
  • William P. Folchi Collection

    Morris Park Library
    July 1, 2014 to August 30, 2014

    William P. Folchi was born in 1922 in the Belmont section of the Bronx.  The family roots were from the Abruzzo-Molise region in Italy. At age 16 he began studying at the Art Student League of New York, requiring his parent’s permission to attend life drawing classes. He attended a few art 

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  • We are the Music Makers

    New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center
    July 9, 2014 to August 30, 2014

  • Alternate Urban Realities

    Bronx Library Center
    July 1, 2014 to August 29, 2014


    Alternate Urban Realities   by José Rios 

    Mixed Media Art Exhibit 

    Heritage Gallery 4th floor 

    For tours and visits please call oraqrrange in advance.

    718 579-4257

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

    Grand Central Library
    May 22, 2014 to August 26, 2014

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