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  • *Suitcase : Paintings & Drawings by Timothy R. Collins

    Jefferson Market Library
    July 17th, 2016 - July 30th, 2016

     The Suitcase exhibition* includes paintings and drawings based on observations of urban life and urban landscapes. The art work reflects a long standing relationship with mixed media, abstraction, color and found materials.

     Born in Chicago, IL., Mr. Collins currently lives and works in New York City. Timothy attended Parsons School of Design, New York, NY. Art Under One Roof, Florence, Italy., and The School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL. His work has been exhibited at the Galleria Forum InterArt (Rome, Italy), The Blank Center for the Arts (Michigan City, IN.), Tara Peck (Portsmouth, NH.)

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  • Whimsies And Wonder by Lucy Aponte

    Bronx Library Center
    July 1st, 2016 - July 29th, 2016

    Lucy Aponte

    Brief Bio

    Lucy Aponte was born in NYC’s El Barrio in 1946 of Puerto Rican parents. She is the sister of world renowned, classical ballet star, Christopher Aponte. In 1953, Ms. Aponte and her siblings moved to the Fordham section of Bronx with their paternal Grandmother, Lucia Benedette Aponte. She attended local School PS 85 and was a frequent visitor of the old Fordham Library, now the Bronx Library Center, where her work is on display. She is currently Director of the Poe Park Visitor Center, curator of the art gallery and responsible for dynamic programming of the space. She calls herself a proud Bronxite and loves to reminisce about her beloved Bronx with visitors to the Bronx.

    Artist Statement.

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  • Secret Garden Fashions from Anti-Prom 2016

    Mid-Manhattan Library
    June 27th, 2016 - July 29th, 2016

    In 2004, a group of teen advisors at The New York Public Library agreed that “prom sucks.” In response, the Library hosted its first Anti-Prom that year, an event now held annually at the landmark Stephen A. Schwarzman Building for teens who may not feel welcome at official school programs or dances.

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  • “Storm Trooper” by Mija Jung

    Jefferson Market Library
    July 1st, 2016 - July 15th, 2016

    The artist reception will be on Saturday, July 9th, from 2-5 pm.

    The Little Underground Gallery presents, a solo exhibition of Mija Jung. Storm Trooper is curated by Jiyeon Jung. The exhibition runs from Friday, July 1st to Saturday, July 16th. The viewing hours are during regular library hours, located in the Jefferson Market Library, at 425 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY.

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  • Where the Children Sleep

    Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
    June 27th, 2016 - July 10th, 2016

    To commemorate World Refugee Day, The New York Public Library is hosting Where the Children Sleep, a presentation of photographs by Magnus Wennman, produced by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). "More than two million children have been forced from their homes by the war in Syria." In Wennmanon's photographs, "refugee children in neighbouring countries or making journeys through Europe show us where they sleep while they await an uncertain future. "

    "Swedish photographer Magnus Wennman, winner of two World Press Photo Awards, has partnered with UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, to raise awareness about refugee children.​ UNHCR, in close collaboration with Fotografiska - The Swedish Museum of Photography, has brought his award-winning exhibit to the United States for the first time." To learn more, visit the UNHCR.

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  • Artist of the Month: Richard Murrain

    125th Street Library
    June 6th, 2016 - June 30th, 2016

    Mr. Murrain will be show casing Portraits of Celebrities from around the globe.  The reception will be June 23rd, Thursday at 5:00pm.

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  • “The Untitled (Michael Jackson)” June 1-30th

    Jefferson Market Library
    June 1st, 2016 - June 30th, 2016

    Paige Madden “The Untitled (Michael Jackson)” June 1-30th

    Immersive Installation/ New York solo debut, artist’s reception 6/1, 6-8 pm

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  • Collage It

    Bloomingdale Library
    June 1st, 2016 - June 30th, 2016

    The students of the Collage It workshop are displaying their finished works at  the Bloomingdale Library.  

    The 6 session workshop was led by Joyce Abrams and the works will be displayed for the month of June.

    Joyce has a MA/BFA in addition to over 30 years of experience as an artist and educator.  Three Arts Fellowship, Helen Elser Fellowship, and The Japan Foundation Creative Arts Fellowship. 

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  • Librarians' Choice

    Mulberry Street Library
    October 30th, 2015 - June 30th, 2016

    Sherri Machlin and Jennifer Craft curate early paintings of Fred Gutzeit: Four Paintings on View at the Mulberry Street Library.

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  • Las Picassos' Islas de Encanto

    Bronx Library Center
    June 1st, 2016 - June 28th, 2016

    Las Picassos' Islas de Encanto por Betances Senior Center

    Exhibiting  Artists:

    Benny Colon, Victoria Torres, Emilia Pedroza, Idalia Ortiz, Ylma de La Rosa, Julia MercadoMaria Hernandez, Alfredo Palada, Angela Cabrera, Daisy Ocasio, Elena Rivera. Mercedes Rodriguez, Pieded Genera, Painting instructor, karen Reyes, Director



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