Posts Tagged ‘Uptown Arts Stroll’

Uptown Arts Stroll names 2017 honorees | Manhattan Times

Uptown Arts Stroll names 2017 honorees | Manhattan Times

Northern Manhattan’s annual, month-long arts festival is set to return. The 2017 Uptown Arts Stroll will run from May 31 to June 30, showcasing performances and exhibitions by the Northern Manhattan arts community at assorted venues from West 135th Street to West 220th Street. The 15th edition of the Stroll will kick off at the […]


05/31/17: The 2017 Uptown Arts Stroll Kicks Off @ The United Palace

05/31/17: The 2017 Uptown Arts Stroll Kicks Off @ The United Palace

Once again it’s on. The month long celebration of the arts in Uptown Manhattan will kick off on May 31, 2017 at the venerable United Palace (4140 BWAY @ 175th Street). For the past 14 years, local artists and leaders have partnered to build a stronger community through the arts in Northern Manhattan. The Uptown […]


And The Winner Is…

And The Winner Is...

She forged past the forty. Visual artist and painter Alexis Agliano Sanborn of Washington Heights has emerged as the judges’ choice to claim the title of winner of the 2017 Uptown Arts Stroll poster contest. Sanborn’s submission, one of forty bids, was found to best showcase the elements of Northern Manhattan’s diverse art scene. She […]


Call For Submissions: 2017 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest

Call For Submissions: 2017 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest

Listen up folks NoMAA has put out the call for submissions for the 2017 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest. This is a big deal for artists that make Uptown their home. Not only will you get your work in fronts of untold numbers of your Uptown peers but you will also receive a $750 honorarium. […]


06/01/16: 2016 Uptown Arts Stroll Kick-Off

06/01/16: 2016 Uptown Arts Stroll Kick-Off

That’s right people. The 2016 Uptown Arts Stroll kick-off is taking place on Wednesday, June 1st 2016 at the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling. This year’s honorees are Wilhelmina Obatola Grant, Felipe Galindo, Ellen Baxter and Carol Ward. The program will be emceed by Carol Jenkins, Emmy Award-winning TV anchor and journalist, […]


Call For Artists: 2016 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest

Call For Artists: 2016 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest

The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance announces the 2016 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest, open to Washington Heights–Inwood and West Harlem artists. For this year’s submissions for the poster contest, artists are asked to incorporate these elements into their proposed art work: Theme: Arts and history in Northern Manhattan. Include “Uptown Arts Stroll, June 2016” in […]


Deadline Extended: The Higher Ground Festival 2016 – Call For Applications

Deadline Extended: The Higher Ground Festival 2016 - Call For Applications

That’s right folks. You now have until February 21st to submit your application to be a part of the 2016 Higher Ground Festival. The Higher Ground Festival brings Washington Heights & Inwood artists together to network and create interdisciplinary, stage-based collaborations produced by the festival and presented locally during the annual HG Premiere Performance.    For more […]


Spread Love: The Higher Ground Festival Goes Down On June 27th

Spread Love: The Higher Ground Festival Goes Down On June 27th

That’s right people. The moment we have all been waiting for is almost upon us. The Higher Ground Festival goes down on Saturday, June 27th from 6 pm to 8 pm. The Higher Ground Festival brings Washington Heights and Inwood artists together to network and experiment with interdisciplinary collaborations premiered locally; simultaneously celebrating the neighborhood […]


Sisters of the still | Manhattan Times

Sisters of the still | Manhattan Times

Story by Gregg McQueen Photo courtesy of the artist They found their calling- and each other- with film. Maritza Meléndez and Josefa Jaime are both Washington Heights photographers looking to capture the beauty of their home city. Each of them uses their respective lenses to capture uptown’s scenic allure from a different vantage point. Jaime […]


Spread Love: The 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll

Spread Love: The 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll

Once again it’s on… The 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll kicks off on Friday, May 29th at 6:30 pm at the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling (898 St. Nicholas Avenue). This is a big deal people. The Uptown Arts Stroll is the yearly celebration of the arts uptown. For the entire month of June, […]


Take Part in the 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll

Take Part in the 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll

How to participate Artists and venues (organizations, businesses, etc.) are invited to participate in the 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll. Artists Visual artists, singers, musicians, dancers, poets, theater groups, etc., in Washington Heights, Inwood and West Harlem are invited to participate in the 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll. To do so, please follow these simple steps: Identify […]


Call For Submissions: The Higher Ground Festival

Call For Submissions: The Higher Ground Festival

This summer is shaping up to be a doozy. The first annual Higher Ground Festival is going down on June 27th as part of the always grand NoMAA Uptown Arts Stroll. The HG Festival is looking for artists of all stripes to take part in this community-affirming, cultural extravaganza. That means: music, dance, visual, spoken […]


3/16/15: Select the official 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster @ 809 Restaurant

3/16/15: Select the official 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster @ 809 Restaurant

NoMAA invites the community to vote for the official 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll poster at an Artists Salon on Monday, March 16th from 6:30pm-8:30pm at 809 Restaurant, 112 Dyckman Street, between Post Avenue and Nagle Avenue. Join us for refreshments, hors d’oeuvres and entertainment.


Call For Submissions: 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest

Call For Submissions: 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest

The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance announces the 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest, open to Washington Heights–Inwood and West Harlem artists. For more info: Call for artists: 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll poster contest | Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance.


Shaping self, in the shot | Manhattan Times

Shaping self, in the shot | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi No shots of Kim Kardashian’s prosperous posterior appear in the latest photography exhibit of the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA). Instead, “Selfless Selfies” seeks to capture a far rarer beauty, that of Northern Manhattan’s rich land and streetscapes and its unexpected diversity – all from an insider’s perspective. Curator Michael Palma […]


New Washington Heights photo show captures everyday life uptown | NY Daily News

New Washington Heights photo show captures everyday life uptown | NY Daily News

BY Marina Villeneuve | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Pepe and Margot are long gone — and the East Harlem they once called home seems to be on its way out. Chain stores have replaced bodegas in El Barrio, and high rises are becoming as ubiquitous as housing projects. “Spanish Harlem becomes smaller and smaller every […]


10/16/14: Selfless Selfies @ NoMAA

10/16/14: Selfless Selfies @ NoMAA


Call For Photographers: Selfless Selfies

Call For Photographers: Selfless Selfies

The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA) welcomes submissions for the upcoming NoMAA Gallery exhibition titled “Selfless Selfies.” The exhibit seeks to present black-and-white images by uptown photographers that narrate stories from our uptown communities, from the quotidian to the extraordinary Deadline for submissions: Friday 12 September 2014, 5:00 p.m. EDT Exhibition dates: 16 October – […]


6/28/14: 2nd Annual Artist Health Fair

6/28/14: 2nd Annual Artist Health Fair


Impermanent and precious in the park | Manhattan Times

Impermanent and precious in the park | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi Mysterious signs beckon visitors deeper and deeper in to a glittering forest. A bearded man talks with a hunchback dolphin. Goddesses float in trees. Nature has transformed into a gallery. The third annual Ephemeral Arts Project is on display at Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove this June. Part of the Northern […]


Uptown Art Stroll Returns to Highbridge Park | DNAinfo

Uptown Art Stroll Returns to Highbridge Park | DNAinfo

By Nigel Chiwaya WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — The Uptown Arts Stroll is going back to where it all began. The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance will return to the site of the very first Arts Stroll event when they kick off the annual monthlong creative celebration on May 29 at the Highbridge Park water tower. NoMAA’s reception […]


Uptown Video: Uptown Arts Stroll X Tiempo

Uptown Video: Uptown Arts Stroll X Tiempo

For the past 11 years, local artists and leaders have partnered to build a stronger community through the arts in Northern Manhattan. The Uptown Arts Stroll is an annual showcase for this effort, giving a voice to an arts community that is growing in the often overlooked and quickly gentrifying neighborhoods of Washington Heights and […]


Take Part in the 2014 Uptown Arts Stroll

Take Part in the 2014 Uptown Arts Stroll

Visual artists, singers, musicians, dancers, poets, theater groups, etc., in Washington Heights and Inwood are invited to participate in the 2014 Uptown Arts Stroll. To do so, please follow these simple steps: Identify potential venues or find new venues on your own. Contact the identified venue(s) and make arrangements to host your event during the Uptown […]


Call For Submissions: 2014 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest

Call For Submissions: 2014 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest

Okay folks, you have until Friday 21 February 2014 at 5 pm to turn in your submission for the 2014 Uptown Arts Stroll. Just in case you didn’t know, the Uptown Arts Stroll is a month-long celebration of Uptown Arts and culture. The winner will receive $500 greenbacks as well as exclusive graphic representation on […]

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