Posts Tagged ‘155th Street’

Art For The People – A Q&A With Sandra Garcia-Betancourt

Art For The People – A Q&A With Sandra Garcia-Betancourt

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) Since it first opened its doors on October of 2015, the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling has been a welcoming oasis for the arts for people of all ages. More than a just a museum for children, the Sugar Hill Museum has become an artistic, social and cultural […]


07/16/16: 2 New Exhibits @ The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling

07/16/16: 2 New Exhibits @ The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling

Have you been to the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling yet? Housed in the simply breathtaking Sugar Hill Project building, the museum boasts an impressive art collection that appeals to all not just kids. Since first opening its doors late last year, the museum has been a welcoming presence inviting the community […]


Inside Harlem’s New Starchitect-Designed Children’s Museum | Hyperallergic

Inside Harlem’s New Starchitect-Designed Children’s Museum | Hyperallergic

by Carey Dunne The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art and Storytelling, which opened this past weekend in Harlem, says its target audience is kids between ages three and eight — which is “the age cohort identified as most open to learning through the arts,” according to their website. But art lovers of any age, Peter Pan Syndrome–afflicted or […]


‘If You Build It’ Closing Weekend @ Sugar Hill Building

‘If You Build It’ Closing Weekend @ Sugar Hill Building

All good things must come to an end. While that is certainly true, you still have this weekend to take in all the art awesomeness that this expansive and ambitious art exhibit has to offer. 22 artists took over and transformed the space, displaying works that celebrate Uptown as well as touched upon such topics […]


‘If You Build It,’ a Local Show Celebrating Local Art | NY Times

‘If You Build It,’ a Local Show Celebrating Local Art | NY Times

By HOLLAND COTTER In 2009, when a bad economy left commercial spaces vacant across New York City, an itinerant nonprofit art group called No Longer Empty started filling some of them — a storefront on West 23rd Street, the closed-up Tower Records on lower Broadway — with art. This summer, the organization adds a twist […]


The Hispanic Society of America Presents Convergence & Diversity: Art of the Hispanic World this Saturday

The Hispanic Society of America Presents Convergence & Diversity: Art of the Hispanic World this Saturday

Gallery Talk: Saturday, April 21, 2012 at 11am. by Constancio del Álamo, Curator of Textiles  The Hispanic Society of America Broadway between 155th and 156th Street The Hispanic Society of America recently acquired a mantón de Manila that belonged to Doña Lorenza Braniff de Bermejillo, Marchioness of Mohernando. This beautiful shawl, probably made in China, […]


New York’s Hispanic Museum Looks for Recognition | Fox News Latino

New York's Hispanic Museum Looks for Recognition | Fox News Latino

Located in the upper reaches of Manhattan’s Washington Heights neighborhood, the Hispanic Society of America is an imposing museum and research library that is quietly becoming one of New York’s hidden gems. It has a world-class collection of Iberian art that includes works from such masters as Goya, Velazquez and El Greco, and monumental sculptures […]


Uptown Arts: The Hispanic Society of America

Uptown Arts: The Hispanic Society of America

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) The Hispanic Society of America is one of Uptown’s best-kept secrets. This landmark, which was founded in 1904, is a hidden gem. I’m almost ashamed to say it but I have lived in the Heights almost my entire life and it was during the 2010 Uptown Arts Strolls that I first […]

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