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Past Exhibitions

  • Claiming Citizenship: African Americans and New Deal Photography

    Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
    September 6, 2013 to January 4, 2014

    The New Deal-era photographs in Claiming Citizenship illustrate a number of ways that African Americans took opportunities opened up by the New Deal to claim their status as citizens, in some ways laying foundations for the Civil Rights Movement. The exhibition—curated by Rickie 

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  • Michael Peto Photographs: Staged in Britain

    New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center
    October 2, 2013 to January 4, 2014

    A collaborative project with the University of Dundee, Scotland, National Portrait Gallery, London, The Observer, and The Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh

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  • The Line King's Library

    New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center
    October 17, 2013 to January 4, 2014

    Donald & Mary Oenslager Gallery

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  • Breaking the Barriers: The ATA and Black Tennis Pioneers

    Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
    September 6, 2013 to January 4, 2014

    Breaking the Barriers explores the history of the American Tennis Association (ATA), the oldest African-American oriented sport association in the country. It was founded in a time when the United States Tennis Association was not open to African-American participation. The ATA provided the 

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  • Schomburg Collects WPA Artists 1935-1943

    Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
    September 6, 2013 to January 4, 2014

    Sunday Promenade by Hale WoodruffSchomburg Collects WPA Artists 1935 - 1943 highlights the work of visual, literary, and performing black artists.

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  • John Lloyd - Parks and Neighborhoods of New York City

    Mulberry Street Library
    November 9, 2013 to December 31, 2013

    Brooklyn based artist John Lloyd will have on display his series 'Parks and Neighborhoods of New York City' at the Mulberry Street Library from November 1 - December 31st, 2013. These colorful and impressionistic landscapes 

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  • Taino: Jewels of Taino Art / Joyas del Arte Taino

    Bronx Library Center
    November 3, 2013 to December 31, 2013

    On view on the Concourse Level -

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  • World Culture Exhibition

    High Bridge Library
    March 11, 2013 to December 31, 2013

  • NER BECK’s NYC Street Pics

    Morningside Heights
    November 2, 2013 to December 31, 2013

    Ner Beck’s exhibition of over 30 all new New York City Street photographs will be displayed at the Morningside Branch of the New York Public Library. As a New York City graphic artist and designer, and a long time Upper Westsider, he has had a lifelong interest in overlooked street art found on Read More ›
  • Vignettes of My Travels Around The World by Srujana Sinha

    Bloomingdale Library
    December 2, 2013 to December 31, 2013

    Young photographer Srujana Sinha presents shots from around the world.

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