Schomburg Center Public Programs

Left, Sasha Bonét is seated across from Tarana Burke, right on stage. There is a small table between the two with a copy of Burke’s book Unbound standing upright. 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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Date/TimeTitle/DescriptionLocationAudience
Wed, April 5
@ 6:30 PM
Columbus Park, Seville 1926. NYPL Digital Collections ID 58508429 Explore the presence of the African diaspora in early modern Spain and Arturo Schomburg’s travels to Seville. IN-PERSON In collaboration with Dr. Vanessa Valdés (The City College of New York), co-curator of the exhibition Juan de Pareja, Afro-Hispanic Painter at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, join us as we explore the presence of the African diaspora in modern Spain and Arturo Schomburg’s travel to Seville in 1926 to focus…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Thu, April 6
@ 6:30 PM
Conversations in Black Freedom Studies
Join us online Thursday, April 6, for the next Conversations in Black Freedom Studies event, Writing Black Activist Lives. This program examines new biographies bringing us deeper understandings of more familiar freedom fighters like Paul Robeson and less known, but crucial lifelong activists, like Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons. The featured authors in conversation will discuss the power of individual stories to illuminate larger historical crosscurrents: Shanna Greene Benjamin, Half in Shadow: Th…
OnlineAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Wed, April 12
@ 6:30 PM
Films at the Schomburg
Attend a documentary screening about the life of pioneering artist Little Richard and talk back with director Lisa Cortes. IN-PERSON Director Lisa Cortés’s Little Richard: I Am Everything tells the story of the Black queer origins of rock n’ roll, exploding the whitewashed canon of American pop music to reveal the innovator – the originator – Richard Penniman. Join us for a screening of this magnetic documentary on the life of Little Richard, followed by a conversation with the film's director…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers
Fri, April 14
@ 10 AM
The 2023 Black Comic Book Festival marks 11 years of bringing together animators, Blerds, bloggers, cosplay lovers, fans, families, illustrators, independent publishers, and writers to celebrate Black comic books and graphic novels and provides a platform to get the works directly to readers. This annual event features panel discussions, workshops, and cosplay showcases, and highlights the work of creators from across the country. #SchomCom2023 | SchomCom Art by T.J. Sterling The 11th a…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

Children
Sat, April 15
@ 10 AM
The 2023 Black Comic Book Festival marks 11 years of bringing together animators, Blerds, bloggers, cosplay lovers, fans, families, illustrators, independent publishers, and writers to celebrate Black comic books and graphic novels and provides a platform to get the works directly to readers. This annual event features panel discussions, workshops, and cosplay showcases, and highlights the work of creators from across the country. #SchomCom2023 | SchomCom Art by T.J. Sterling The 11th a…
Schomburg Center for Research in Black CultureAdults,

50+,

Book Lovers,

Businesspeople,

Children