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NYC // Harlem’s First Black Comic Book Festival @ The Schomburg | Jan. 12

NYC // Harlem’s First Black Comic Book Festival @ The Schomburg | Jan. 12

On January 12th, Harlem’s Schomburg Center For Research in Black Culture will hold the historic neighborhood’s first Black Comic Book Festival. The full day of activities includes a film screening of ‘White Scripts and Black Supermen: Black Masculinities in Comic Books,’ a pop-up art exhibition in honor of legendary comic book artist Jack Kirby, discussions, workshops and more!

NYC // ‘Gordon Parks: 100 Years’ Exhibition Open Through May 5

NYC // ‘Gordon Parks: 100 Years’ Exhibition Open Through May 5

Any photographer, or person remotely interested in photography should be excited for this new exhibit honoring the legendary Gordon Parks, ‘Gordon Parks: 100 Years.’ NYC’s International Center of Photography is displaying more than 50 of his most memorable pieces including photographs that documented the civil rights era and America’s struggles with racism, urban and rural poverty and politics.

Cooper-Hewitt Design Center Opens in Harlem

Cooper-Hewitt Design Center Opens in Harlem

Smithsonian’s Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum has opened a storefront space in Harlem in an effort to explore new venues throughout New York. The space will allow the museum’s educators to conduct free workshops for children, teenagers and adults with support of Target–who will be covering expenses for the first year.