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Past Programs at Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

  • First Fridays

    September 6

     Our popular monthly social gathering features live music, signature drinks, and extended viewing hours in our galleries.

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  • Fall 2013 Exhibition Preview - Schomburg Collects WPA Artists 1935-1943 and more

    September 4

    For donors $50 or more

    Join the Schomburg Society as we celebrate three new Fall Exhibitions at the Schomburg Center. 

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  • First Fridays with Jackie Robinson Foundation

    August 2

    Summer at the Schomburg!

    Join us for our popular monthly social gathering that welcomes the commmunity with music and drinks in our beautiful courtyard. Exhibition galleries will be open late. This month’s First Fridays is hosted by

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  • BLACK HISTORY 360: The Schomburg's Summer Education Institute 2013

    July 19

    A WEEK OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR K-12 TEACHERS, COMMUNITY EDUCATORS, COLLEGE FACULTY COLLEGE STUDENTS. MONDAY-FRIDAY, JULY 15-19, 2013  Read More ›
  • BLACK HISTORY 360: The Schomburg's Summer Education Institute 2013

    July 18

    A WEEK OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR K-12 TEACHERS, COMMUNITY EDUCATORS, COLLEGE FACULTY COLLEGE STUDENTS. MONDAY-FRIDAY, JULY 15-19, 2013  Read More ›
  • BLACK HISTORY 360: The Schomburg's Summer Education Institute 2013

    July 17

    A WEEK OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR K-12 TEACHERS, COMMUNITY EDUCATORS, COLLEGE FACULTY COLLEGE STUDENTS. MONDAY-FRIDAY, JULY 15-19, 2013  Read More ›
  • BLACK HISTORY 360: The Schomburg's Summer Education Institute 2013

    July 16

    A WEEK OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR K-12 TEACHERS, COMMUNITY EDUCATORS, COLLEGE FACULTY COLLEGE STUDENTS. MONDAY-FRIDAY, JULY 15-19, 2013  Read More ›
  • BLACK HISTORY 360: The Schomburg's Summer Education Institute 2013

    July 15

    A WEEK OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR K-12 TEACHERS, COMMUNITY EDUCATORS, COLLEGE FACULTY COLLEGE STUDENTS. MONDAY-FRIDAY, JULY 15-19, 2013  Read More ›
  • First Fridays

    July 12

    Start the new month with First Fridays at the Schomburg, a popular monthly social gathering that welcomes the community with music and drinks. Exhibition galleries will be open late. Free!

    **July's First Fridays will take place on July 12. 

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  • First Fridays

    June 7

    Start the new month with First Fridays at the Schomburg, a popular monthly social gathering that welcomes the community with music and drinks. Exhibition galleries will be open late. Free!

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  • American Beatboxer Film Screening - World Premiere!

    May 15

  • Higher Learning: The Cornell Hip-Hop Collection

    May 14

    Meet archivist Katherine Reagan, assistant archivist Ben Ortiz, and pioneer hip-hop photographer Joe Conzo, as they discuss how they launched and developed the largest national archive on hip-hop culture. Presented as part of the Schomburg's Hip-Hop 4.0 Initiative, curated by Martha Diaz. 

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  • The Quiet Volume

    May 4

    The Quiet Volume, a collaboration between Ant Hampton and Tim Etchells, exposes the strange magic at the heart of the reading experience. A self-generated and ‘automatic’ performance, Autoteatro, for two at a time experienced in the reading room of a library, two audience members sit 

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  • First Fridays

    May 3

    Start the new month with First Fridays at the Schomburg, a popular monthly social gathering that welcomes the community with music and drinks. Exhibition galleries will be open late. Free!

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  • The Quiet Volume

    May 3

    The Quiet Volume, a collaboration between Ant Hampton and Tim Etchells, exposes the strange magic at the heart of the reading experience. A self-generated and ‘automatic’ performance, Autoteatro, for two at a time experienced in the reading room of a library, two audience members sit 

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  • Gospel of Freedom

    May 2

    Join the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture for a special evening at Canaan Baptist Church of Christ in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Birmingham Freedom Struggle and Dr. Wyatt Tee Walker.

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  • The Quiet Volume

    May 2

    The Quiet Volume, a collaboration between Ant Hampton and Tim Etchells, exposes the strange magic at the heart of the reading experience. A self-generated and ‘automatic’ performance, Autoteatro, for two at a time experienced in the reading room of a library, two audience members sit 

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  • The Quiet Volume

    May 1

    The Quiet Volume, a collaboration between Ant Hampton and Tim Etchells, exposes the strange magic at the heart of the reading experience. A self-generated and ‘automatic’ performance, Autoteatro, for two at a time experienced in the reading room of a library, two audience members sit 

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  • The Quiet Volume

    April 30

    The Quiet Volume, a collaboration between Ant Hampton and Tim Etchells, exposes the strange magic at the heart of the reading experience. A self-generated and ‘automatic’ performance, Autoteatro, for two at a time experienced in the reading room of a library, two audience members sit 

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  • Before 5: Quilt Workshop with Laura Gadson

    April 24

    Our Premiere afternoon event! Join artist, Laura Gadson, as she shares her work as a fiber artist in Harlem and ideas regarding the era of the urban quiltmaking by other prominent artists. Come with your questions and creative ideas around quilts and see original work from the Gadson 

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