July 15: Harlem Arts Stroll

Beginning at Arts Horizon this July at 12 noon, Harlem Arts Stroll on July 15 will feature:

Arts Horizons LeRoy Neiman Art Center, 2785 Frederick Douglass Boulevard (at 148th Street) New York, NY 10039, (212) 862-2787, info@neimancenter.org

  • 12 Noon – 3pm: Rug-Making Techniques – Yarn Hooking by Sahara Briscoe – Creativity using yarns to make the most basic of textiles. Students will learn to plan, draw and then create a small rug sample using time-honored traditions of hooking, both used in the Diaspora to produce useful articles while honoring our form of creativity. Register here. ***FEE REQUIRED TO TAKE CLASS***, FREE TO OBSERVE BRIEFLY.
  • 12-6pm: Donovan Nelson: Artist in Residence. Donovan Nelson was born in Manchester, Jamaica, WI and in 1982, he relocated to the U.S.  In 1995, Nelson received a B.F.A in illustration from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA.  Additionally, he studied portraiture and figure painting at the prestigious Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. Nelson received an M.F.A. from the New York Academy where he studied with Martha Erlebacher, Vincent Desiderio, Jack Beal, Alfred Lesley, and Juan Cardenas.

Calabar Gallery. 2504 Frederick Douglass Boulevard (@134th Street), New York, NY 10030, (646) 964-5062, info@calabargallery.com.

  • All Day: Conversations in Patterns, Textiles, Figures and Portraits: IFY CHIEJINA AND JAMILLA OKUBO, An exhibition that speaks to the process of art by Kenyan American artist Jamilla Okubo and Nigerian American artist Ify Chiejina. Also in the gallery, the work of sculptor Nakazzi Hutchinson, multimedia artist Musah Swallah and photographer Marcia Wilson can be seen.
  • 2pm – 4pm: THE TREE, A JOURNEY TO FREEDOM BY MINNETTE COLEMAN, A Book Signing, Register here
  • 5pm-7pm: HARLEM WORLD MAGAZINE presents HARLEM WORLD TALKS a Harlem Review of Poets and Writers with Eartha Watts Hicks, Judy C. Andrews, Marc C. Polite, and Dara Marsh. Register here.

Neighborhood Women’s Collective2494 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York, NY 10030, (914) 257-3635, neighborhoodwomenscollective@gmail.com

  • 1pm – 6pm: Artist – A Woman in her Sacred Space: Assemblages by Sophisticated Cookie (Taeesha Muhammad)

The Gadson Gallery, 225 West 134th street (between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. & Frederick Douglass Blvd), New York NY 10030, 212-694-0262. gadsongallery@aol.com

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  • 1pm – 6pm: A Piece-full Life: The Artist at Work and Play.
    Quilt artist Laura R Gadson will bring her studio into her gallery space this Saturday so visitors can get a glimpse of the basic beginnings of a quilt. A variety of quilt work will be on display as well as small reproductions for sale in the form of prints, note cards and pillows.
  • Strivers Garden Gallery, 300 West 135th Street, New York, NY 10030. NOTE: From 1pm-4pm only
    • Opulence Personified: Mixed Media Images by Christopher Q. Crenshaw

I, Too Arts Collective 20 East 127th Street [between Fifth and Madison Avenues]

 Walls-Ortiz Gallery and Center, 2204 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York, NY 100 (212) 749-2717, wogc@cityseminaryny.org

  • 12-2pm: Glimpses of Grace in the City

La Maison d’Art: 259 West 132nd Street, New York, NY 10027, (718) 593-4108,     info@lamaisondartny.com



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