Traveling Black history monument makes stop in NYC

On Friday, June 25 the “Blank Slate: Hope For a New America” sculpture was unveiled in Times Square accompanied by acclaimed Ghanaian artist Kwame Akoto-Bamfo, and with the support of the Association for the Study of African American Life and ...

'I Am 400' Banner captures spirit of Black American experience

Richmond, Virginia-based father and son artists Jerome and Joromyah Jones have found a way to mount an art exhibition in multiple locations simultaneously—sort of.

Painting, protests and pandemic: From canvas to masks

It’s not folk art, but Tedism. It is the unique style of art and storytelling by Ted Ellis.

Officials announce location of Harlem Black Lives Matter mural

Harlem will be the Manhattan site of the Black Lives Matter Mural.

#BLM art across the U.S.

At times there are no words. No words to adequately express the depth and breadth of what you’re feelingAt times there are no words. No words to adequately express the depth and breadth of what you’re feeling.

Abrons Art exhibition chronicles working class NYers

About Black people and their relationship with portrait photography, the Smithsonian’s Laura Coyle has remarked, “Often, [African Americans] were subject to racism and stereotypes and denigrating situations, but in photography, they could portray themselves as they were and as they ...

First vintage Negro Leagues bobbleheads series

The National Bobblehead Hall of Fame, Museum and Dreams Fulfilled just launched a Kickstarter campaign to create a limited-edition series of vintage Negro Leagues bobbleheads.

BroadwayCon 2020: A theater-lover’s dream

The weekend of Jan. 24-26 was a theater-lover’s dream as the fifth annual BroadwayCon 2020 took place at the New York Hilton Midtown.

What's in store: holiday highlights

NiLu Gift Boutique offers quality gifts including candles, diffusers, jewelry, pillows, greeting cards, art prints, body butters and lots more.

Artist Genesis Tramaine unveils latest work at BK gallery

Coming straight off the heels of her global debut at Paris Almine Rech Gallery, artist Genesis Tramaine returns home to Brooklyn, with new work entitled “Hebrew Boys: Portals of Faith.”

Harlem Fine Arts Show, ‘Harlem Renaissance to Jamaica Renaissance’

The Harlem Fine Arts Show, “Harlem Renaissance to Jamaica Renaissance” celebrating art from the African diaspora, made a tour stop in Jamaica, N.Y.

Art curator Valerie Cassel Oliver talks success in the arts

Valerie Cassel Oliver is an African-American staple of the modern and contemporary art world.

Exploring Caribbean roots at Akwaaba gallery

Newark’s Akwaaba Gallery will a host a reception on Friday, Aug. 16, from 6-9 p.m., for the opening of “Origins: Memories from the Metropolis,” an exhibition featuring 8 artists who all received their professional training in the metropolis of New ...

Basquiat’s art evokes Michael Stewart

When it comes to police misconduct/brutality it is hard to dismiss the image of Eric Garner being taken down in a chokehold.

TEDx Harlem is back for this year’s Harlem Week!

It’s been seven years since TEDx was in Harlem but it’s back for this year’s Harlem Week, and better than ever! Local, independent versions of TED Talks, TEDx events deliver the same inspirational, forward-thinking ideas; from science to business to ...