Schomburg Center Events: Exhibitions, Red Carpets, and More

Free Angela Davis and All Political Prisoners

Free Angela Davis and All Political Prisoners, a documentary by Shola Lynch, the Curator of Schomburg Center's Moving Image & Recorded Sound Division, celebrates the life and work of activist Angela Davis. Supported by artists like Jay-Z and Jada Pinkett Smith, the premiere brought members of the music and film communities together at the Schomburg Center in Harlem. Pepsi Pulse was on the red carpet to speak with producer Jada Pinkett Smith, Common, and Angela Davis herself.                                 


Motown: The Truth Is a Hit

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture had its first exhibition of 2014! Featuring items that highlight Motown's inmitable founder Berry Gordy and the institution's most beloved musical acts, the multi-media showcase chronicled one of the most significant record labels in American music history.


Bronner Brothers Show

Bronner Bros International Hair Show is an International event dedicated to the hair care industry. It brings the world's most fascinating spread of hair rejuvenating oils and creams, dandruff control oils and shampoos, hair texture change and management products, and hair accessories


Harlem Children's Zone, Promise Academy

Students in grades 1-5  performed Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory at the Schomburg.

Harlem On My Plate

The Schomburg Center celebrated the premiere of the documentary "Harlem On My Plate," which featured many materials from the research collections. It was a fabulous affair that included catering, a red carpet, and sophisticated decor.


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