Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture/ NYPL - Past Events

Below is a list of all past events for Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture/ NYPL. Current and upcoming events, as well as other details, are available on the venue's page.

  • poster for "Movements and Moments in Spring" Exhibition

    "Movements and Moments in Spring" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2012-06-15 - 2012-12-31

    Movements and Moments in Spring was organized and curated by Gloria Aziza Lawyer to celebrate the 53rd anniversary of this historical association and International Women’s History Month. The National...More »

  • poster for "GMAD at 25: A History in Words and Images"

    "GMAD at 25: A History in Words and Images"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2012-06-01 - 2012-08-31

    Please join Gay Men of African Descent (GMAD), the oldest social services organization serving black gay men in New York City, as it celebrates its 25th anniversary at the Schomburg Center. Since 1986,...More »

  • poster for Malcolm X "A Search for Truth"

    Malcolm X "A Search for Truth"

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    • Media: Photography - Other
    • 2011-07-15 - 2012-01-07

    Malcolm X: A Search for Truth, provides the general public an opportunity to examine materials from the Malcolm X collection. The Malcolm X collection is unique in that it contains a wide range of speeches,...More »

  • poster for Romare Bearden "The Soul of Blackness/A Centennial Tribute"

    Romare Bearden "The Soul of Blackness/A Centennial Tribute"

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    • Media: Illustration - Painting - Drawing - Other
    • 2011-07-15 - 2012-01-07

    The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture presents a centennial birthday tribute to world acclaimed artist and native son Romare Bearden. This exhibition is the Center’s contribution to the nation-wide...More »

  • poster for "What's Up @ the Schomburg?" Exhibition

    "What's Up @ the Schomburg?" Exhibition

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    • Media: Painting - Photography - Art Talk - Performance Art
    • 2010-10-19 - 2011-02-28

    Located within the walls of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a three-building complex, are surprisingly rare and unique books, manuscripts, artworks, photographs and memorabilia as old...More »

  • poster for "Courage: The Vision to End Segregation, the Guts to Fight for It" Exhibition

    "Courage: The Vision to End Segregation, the Guts to Fight for It" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography - Other
    • 2009-10-02 - 2009-12-31

    Few Americans realize that the landmark Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education started in South Carolina, when a country preacher named Rev. J. A. De Laine and his neighbors in Clarendon County...More »

  • poster for "They Won't Budge: Africans In Europe" Exhibition

    "They Won't Budge: Africans In Europe" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2009-04-22 - 2009-07-26

    A photographic exhibition reveals the determination, resilience, and struggle of Africans living in Europe with more than 100 photographs by award-winning photographers. Curated by the Program in Africana...More »

  • poster for "Obama: The Historic Campaign & Victory in Photos Obama" Exhibition

    "Obama: The Historic Campaign & Victory in Photos Obama" Exhibition

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2008-12-10 - 2009-02-28

    The exhibition Obama: The Historic Campaign & Victory in Photos presents 100 photographs documenting the campaign from its start with several thousand supporters gathered in Springfield, Illinois on...More »

  • poster for Aaron Douglas "African American Modernist"

    Aaron Douglas "African American Modernist"

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    • Media: Painting
    • 2008-09-11 - 2008-11-30

    Aaron Douglas (1899–1979) was considered the foremost visual artist of the Harlem Renaissance. In paintings, murals, and book illustrations, he incorporated elements from music, dance, literature, and...More »

  • Peter Magubane "Mandela:Cry Freedom"

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    • Media: Photography
    • 2008-06-12 - 2008-08-31

    In celebration of the 90th birthday of former South African President Nelson Mandela, the Schomburg Center presents a photo exhibition featuring portraits of Mandela taken by internationally acclaimed...More »

  • Senegalese Cinema: A Schomburg Selection

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    • Media: Film
    • 2008-05-18 - 2008-05-18

    Free admission. First come, first serve. SHOWING AT 1 P.M. Faat Kine by Sembene Ousmane (2000) SHOWING AT 3 P.M. Almodou by Amadou Thior (2002) SHOWING AT 4:30 P.M. Ndeysaan by Mansour...More »

  • poster for "A Saint in the City"  Exhibition

    "A Saint in the City" Exhibition

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    • Media: Prints
    • 2008-03-10 - 2008-06-29

    A Saint in the City--originally on view at Fowler Museum at UCLA--presents the visual culture of a dynamic religious movement known as the Mouride way that is inspired by a Senegalese Sufi pacifist, poet,...More »

  • poster for "A Saint in the City" Exhibition

    "A Saint in the City" Exhibition

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    • Media: Other
    • 2008-03-09 - 2008-05-31

    A Saint in the City--originally on view at Fowler Museum at UCLA--presents the visual culture of a dynamic religious movement known as the Mouride way that is inspired by a Senegalese Sufi pacifist, poet,...More »

  • poster for "The Abyssinian Baptist Church Bicentennial" Exhibition

    "The Abyssinian Baptist Church Bicentennial" Exhibition

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    • Media: Architecture
    • 2008-02-04 - 2008-05-31

    The exhibition traces the evolution of the church from its founding in Lower Manhattan in 1808 as the first African-American Baptist Church in the state of New York through its current work as an agent...More »

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