This city institution is the largest performing arts center in Manhattan north of Lincoln Center. Its two theaters and studio complex showcase multicultural performances that include everything from literary readings and dance to music and film. Currently in metamorphosis with over $12 million of capital improvements being done over the next four years, Aaron Davis Hall is here now and for many generations to come.
Lynn Lieberman is a watercolorist who lives and works in Harlem. She is best known for her watercolor maps, streetscapes and paintings of local shops, restaurants & townhouses. You can follow her paintbrush on her website or weekly column on Untapped Cities, on Twitter or on Facebook – all under the byline ‘AFineLyne’.
An American treasure for decades, this fabled venue has launched the careers of the world’s most legendary performers of today. The Apollo Music Café program showcases the new legends of tomorrow.
This fascinating neighborhood gem houses an honorary society of the most prestigious members in the fields of literature, music and fine arts in the United States. Their mission is to foster and sustain interest in these creative pursuits through exhibition and philanthropy.
CTH is committed to returning the “classics” to Harlem. The award-winning theater presents the works of Shakespeare, August Wilson, Euripides, Melvin Van Peebles and others to the community.
DTH is one of the most renowned ballet companies in the world. Founded on a dream in 1969, this treasure of an institution trains and presents gifted dancers of African descent and beyond. International. Classic. Superb. That IS DTH!
The first memorial to an African American in Central Park, this captivating 25 ft. tall, black patinated bronze structure features an 8 ft. tall statue of the legendary jazz king.
New York’s premier Latino arts institution, housing dazzling an 8,000-piece collection of Caribbean and Latin American art, pre-Columbian to the present.
Founded in 1979 in Brooklyn, now located in historic Sugar Hill, this gallery specializes in the works of the Black master artists, celebrating a roster of some of the most heralded artists of our time including Romare Bearden, Charles Alston, Lois Mailou Jones and Sam Gilliam.