June 17: Harlem Arts Stroll

Harlem Arts Stroll on June 17 will feature:

  • Chief Nike Okundaye: An Odyssey Through the Years, organized by Arts Horizons LeRoy Neiman Art Center and Harlem Needle Arts and showing Arts Horizons LeRoy Neiman Art Center, 2785 Frederick Douglass Boulevard (at 148th Street) New York, NY 10039, (212) 862-2787, info@neimancenter.org 

  • Sanu Da Zuwa by Musah Swallah, A Solo Exhibition at Calabar Gallery. 2504 Frederick Douglass Boulevard (@134th Street), New York, NY 10030, (646) 964-5062, info@calabargallery.comAlso in the gallery, the work of sculptor Nakazzi Hutchinson, Wilhelmina Obatala Grant and photographer Marcia Wilson can be seen in the gallery.
  • Deborah Singletary, Harlem Artist at Neighorhood Women’s Collective, 2494 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York, NY 10030, (914) 257-3635,  neighborhoodwomenscollective@gmail.com
  • Creations by Laura Gadson and Wearable Designs by Ife Felix of Ife Closet showcasing the Guinea Collection at The Gadson Gallery, 225 West 134th Street, Between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. and  Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York, NY 10030, 212-694-0262. gadsongallery@aol.com
  • Styles & Storytellers: Vol 1 at La Maison d’Art, 259 West 132nd Street, New York, NY 10027, (718) 593-4108 info@lamaisondartny.com
  • Opulence Personified: Mixed Media Images by Christopher Q. Crenshaw at Strivers Garden Gallery, 300 West 135th Street, New York, NY 10030. NOTE: From 1pm-4pm only
  • Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute (CCCADI), presents Liminal Space, an exhibition on the realities of migratory life in the 21st century. NOTE: OPENING RECEPTION IS FROM 3-5PM. The exhibition features work by Kwesi Abbensetts, Damali Abrams, Khadija Benn, Victor Davson, Stanley Greaves, Carl Hazlewood, Dominque Hunter, Donald Locke, Andrew Lyght, Suchitra Mattai, Christie Neptune, Mason Richards, Karran Sahadeo, Keisha Scarville, and Arlington Weithers. NOTE: THERE IS AN SUGGESTED DONATION FEE, CCADI, 120 East 125th Street, New York, NY 10035
  • Glimpses of Grace in the City at Walls-Ortiz Gallery and Center, 2204 Frederick Douglass Blvd, New York, NY 100 (212) 749-2717, wogc@cityseminaryny.org
  • Shrine World Music, 2271 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd, New York, NY 10030, (212) 690-7807 – End the evening here: 6-7pm: David Kardas – Jazz7-8pm: Mel Muñiz & Lucho Pellegrini- Folk8-9pm: Calamity Janes – Country / Folk and 10pm-12am: Oxygen Box – Reggae
  • REVIVAL: A Celebration and Renewal of Great 20th Century Dance at Grant’s Tomb, 122nd and Riverside Drive, (#1 train; M5 bus; or M4 or M104 bus to 122nd St, walk 2 blocks west)  6pm and 7:30pm

OPEN STUDIOS

Visit artists studios, each month the number of studios will increase and vary in participation.

  • TAFA, 176 East 106 St. NY, NY 10029, 917 518-9970. www.tafagallery.com.
  • 2pm-6pm
  • Jamel Robinson, Harlem Royalty Studios, 460 W 149th Street between Convent & Amsterdam, 347-702-0256

The event begins the evening of the 16th with an outdoor film festival by Harlem Pride and on the day of the event, the 17th from 1pm to 6pm, art exhibitions can be seen at Art Horizons, Gadson Gallery, La Maison d’Art, Calabar Gallery, Neighborhood Women’s Collective. During the day, other exhibitions can be seen at the Schomburg, Harlem School of the Arts, Curtis Jacob Gallery, Long Gallery, The Wallace Art Gallery with Uptown Arts Stroll and other stroll. The evening will end at 6pm and The Shrine has a long list of performances to cap cap the night from 7pm.

Published by atimannetteoton

Atim Annette Oton is a Nigerian-born US and British educated designer and entrepreneur who runs three stores - Calabar Imports. She was also the publisher of Calabar Magazine, wrote for HuffPost Black Voices and her blog, http://atimannetteoton.com/

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