Thelma Golden, Director and Chief Curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem has partnered with NYC Parks and The New York Public Library in launching “inHarlem” site-specific art projects around Harlem. On view August 25, 2016 to July 25, 2017, inHarlem: Kevin Beasley, Simone Leigh, Kori Newkirk, Rudy Shepherd presents four site-specific installations in four historic Harlem parks—Morningside, Marcus Garvey, St. Nicholas and Jackie Robinson—and
Honoring the legendary Jazz musician Charlie Parker’s contribution to jazz, the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival is once again set to entertain audiences at Harlem’s Marcus Garvey Park. This year, the Jazz festival is more of a celebration than ever as it’s around the centennial of the term “jazz,” and what would have been the 100th birthdays of late jazz greats including
The Marcus Garvey Park Alliance and Heath Gallery Present
Inside ~ Outside
A Group Exhibition Curated by Lady K Fever
August 6 – 24, 2016
Inside ~ Outside explores the works of 7 local artists. The artists show their work on gallery walls and inside museums while embracing a practice of street art and public installations. The influence of their outside practices is apparent in their interior sculptures and canvases.
Bio, Glendalys Medina, Jenevieve, Lady K Fever, Marthalicia, Natalie Colette Wood and Shame 125
24 West 120th Street
Saturday August 6, 2016
7 pm – 10 pm
Inside ~ Outside coincides with All Along the Watchtower a public art installation by Artist Lady K Fever on the Acropolis in Marcus Garvey Park.
Leaving from Heath Gallery @ 7:45
The installation is best viewed as the sun begins to set and dusk approaches. All Along the Watchtower is made almost entirely of light reflective materials, the flash of the viewers camera will cause the materials to illuminate creating a soft glow all along the Acropolis.
Meet up with the artist and Marcus Garvey Park Alliance President Connie Lee at Heath Gallery at 7:45 pm and join us on a walk through of the Acropolis. Bring a camera with a flash or just your cell phone. The installation is sponsored by the Marcus Garvey Park Alliance Public Art Initiative with funding provided by the Harlem Community Development Corporation.
The Harlem Arts Festival is back for 2015 taking overMarcus Garvey Park this Friday, June 26th through Sunday, June 28th with a wide range of arts on the schedule. Things kick-off with an opening night party at Ginny’s Supper Club featuring performances by Lauren Desberg, Samora Pinderhughes, and Stephen Woods aka AKIR.
This is a FREE event. See the full schedule!