The poet Emma Lazarus, the author of the lines "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free . . . ," gave a compassionate voice to the Statue of Liberty, and the promising message of new beginnings for generations of newcomers to America.
"Fore" presents 29 emerging artists of African descent who live and work across the United States. Born between 1971 and 1987, the artists in "Fore" work in diverse media, often blending artistic practices in new and innovative ways.
Global Shoes is a 1,200-square-foot exhibition that incorporates collections objects and a variety of hands-on, feet-in, multimedia activities that let children and their families explore aspects of global cultures within the context of a fantasy shoe store and factory.
Scaramouche presents the first U.S. exhibition of artist Alessandro Brighetti. "Narchitecture" casts the individual parts of the human body as unique living entities. Brighetti's approach to his ferrofluid sculptures opens a new door to the understanding of anatomical and physiological readings of the body as a complex and dynamic system.
Jazz Performance by Renee Rosnes -piano. Renee Rosnes- piano. Steve Nelson-vibes. Peter Washington-bass. Lewis Nash-drums./ Steve Nelson-vibes.Sets begin at 9:00pm and 11:00pm nightly. Doors open at 8:00pm
Some of the best and most popular films presented during the 20th Annual African Diaspora International Film Festival will enjoy another screening during the Best of ADIFF film series to be held at Teachers College, Columbia University from January 18 to January 20, 2013.
ManhattanFri, Mar 01, 2013, 7:00 pm - Sun, Mar 10, 2013, 3:00 pm
Drat those Elizabethan court politics. When Rosalind’s uncle banishes her from the palace, she, her cousin Celia and the court jester, Touchstone, flee to the Forest of Arden, where they soon find themselves amusingly entangled in a rather beguiling game of love, deceit, desire and mistaken identity. Join us as ...
Ukrainian Institute of America presents "Pysanka- The Ukranian Easter Egg." An exhibit and lecture presentation by Sofika Zielyk. Artist Sofika Zielyk will demonstrate the traditional batik process of the Ukrainian Easter Egg and discuss the history, legends, symbols and myths of this ancient and unique art form.
Long Island CitySun, Oct 21, 2012 - Mon, Mar 11, 2013
Now Dig This! Art and Black Los Angeles 1960–1980 chronicles the vital legacy of the African American arts community in Los Angeles, examining a pioneering group of black artists whose work and connections with other artists of varied ethnic backgrounds helped shape the creative output of Southern California.