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Past Exhibitions

  • 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 ›
  • The Prizefighters: A Photography Exhibition by Arlene Schulman

    Inwood Library
    May 29, 2014 to June 30, 2014

    The Prizefighters: Celebrating 20 Years. A Selection of Photographs from the book. Arlene Schulman, photographer and author. This exhibition is part of Uptown Art Stroll, NoMAA's annual celebration of Uptown Art. 



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  • 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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  • Portraits of Sound

    New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center
    March 13, 2014 to June 21, 2014

      In Portraits of Sound, Ernestine Ruben captured New York Philharmonic musicians as they relate to their instruments and to the sounds they produce, transforming the images to convey her love and perception of music. All sections of the orchestra are included -- strings, woodwind, brass and Read More ›
  • BOBBI BECK: A Special Art Exhibit Just for Kids

    Washington Heights Library
    May 28, 2014 to June 16, 2014

  • Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution

    Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
    February 5, 2014 to June 14, 2014

    From 1900 to 1960, Hollywood’s greatest animators and biggest studios produced more than 600 cartoon shorts featuring black characters. These films reflected the racial stereotypes of the pre–Civil Rights Era, portraying blacks as less than human and as minstrel caricatures. It wasn’t 

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  • Art-Watercolor by Tatyana Mamonova & Gennady Shikanov

    115th Street Library
    May 2, 2014 to May 31, 2014

    Come a View the artwork of Tatyana Mamonova and Genady Shikanov Mamonova

    From May 2, 2014-May 31, 2014

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  • The Bronx in the 1950s and 1960s: paintings by William P. Folchi (1922 – 1992)

    Bronx Library Center
    May 4, 2014 to May 31, 2014

    This exhibit features thirteen oil paintings depicting various scenes in the Bronx during the 1950s and 1960s.

    Courtyard Apartment, 1959.


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  • The Deep South–Then & Now

    Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
    February 1, 2014 to May 31, 2014

    This exhibition showcases 25 contemporary images taken by photographer Kenneth B. Goldberg when he visited some of the landmark places of the Civil Rights Movement. 

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  • Scenes from Harlem Art Exhibition

    Hamilton Grange Library
    May 1, 2014 to May 31, 2014


    Featuring Seniors from Henry Brooks Senior Housing.

    Mrs. Ollie Jackson

    Carmen Kirsh

    Mrs. Amelia Noble

    Mrs. Claretha Shephard

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