Schomburg Center Public Programs

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture advances the knowledge of the global black experience through dynamic programs and exhibitions.

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Fri, August 2
@ 12 PM
100 Years of James Baldwin
IN-PERSON Join us for the opening reception and public program for our newest exhibition in celebration of James Baldwin’s 100th birthday. On public display for the first time, we proudly present selections from the James Baldwin Papers that highlight his literary career and legacy from childhood to death, along with items from other research collections that illuminate the passion, brilliance, and courageous spirit of James “Jimmy” Baldwin. Stay for our public program featuring Yahdon Israel,…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Fri, August 9
@ 5 PM
IN-PERSON Join us for the opening reception and public program for Visibility & Resistance: New Acquisitions, Contemporary Afro-Mexican Photography. The exhibition, curated by Dr. Dalila Scruggs, highlights the Schomburg Center's recent acquisition of contemporary Afro-Mexican photography by Hugo Arellanes Antonio (Costa Chica), Toumani Camara (Mexico City), Koral Carballo (Veracruz) and Dolores Mendel (Veracruz). Historically shaped by photographers of European descent, this exhibition for…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Sat, August 10
@ 12 PM
IN-PERSON Attend Family Day on the opening weekend of Visibility & Resistance! We invite patrons of all ages to join us for tours, art making, a Danza de los Diablos mask workshop, and an interactive presentation of the Danza de los Diablos (Dance of the Devils), a celebrated traditional dance in Afro-Mexican communities from the coastal regions of Guerrero and Oaxaca. Visibility & Resistance: New Acquisitions, Contemporary Afro-Mexican Photography, curated by Dr. Dalila Scruggs, highl…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Children,

School Age (5-12 years),

Families