News

Professional Development Program: Artists Summer Institute

The Artists Summer Institute (ASI), a free five-day professional development intensive, returns 9–13 May 2012. The program is offered through a partnership between Creative Capital and Lower Manhattan Cultural Council. This is a unique opportunity for New York City artists to step outside their daily routine and focus on developing professional skills and artistic goals in a community setting.

Deadline: 30 March 2012, midnight.

To register, please visit:
lmcc.net/program/artists-summer-institute/

Exhibition: Freedom’s Sisters Traveling Exhibition

Freedom’s Sisters is a dynamic, multimedia exhibition that celebrates 20 African American women, including historic 19th century figures and contemporary leader, who helped shape the spirit and substance of the civil rights movement in America.

On view until April 22, daily 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
The Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center
3940 Broadway at 165th Street
New York, NY 10032

More information: www.freedomssisters.com

Artist Talk: Mike Fitelson – The Art of Community

A conversation about photography, anthropology, community, and Manhattan oldest house.

A conversation about photography, anthropology, community, and Manhattan’s oldest house.

Saturday 24 March, 2–4 p.m.
Morris-Jumel Mansion
65 Jumel Terrace, New York, NY 10032
RSVP +1 212 293-8008

Admission: $5. Free for members of Morris-Jumel Mansion.

NoMAA Gallery: Women in the Heights – Intersections

In celebration of Women’s History Month (March), the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA) presents Women in the Heights – Intersections, an exhibition featuring the work of women artists of northern Manhattan.

Women in The Heights PostcardIn celebration of Women’s History Month (March), the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA) presents Women in the Heights – Intersections, an exhibition featuring the work of women artists of northern Manhattan.

On view until 30 April
Opening Reception: Thursday 8 March, 6–8 p.m.
Artist Talk: Wednesday 14 March, 6–8 p.m.

NoMAA Gallery
178 Bennett Avenue, 3rd Floor
Open Monday–Friday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Please call +1 212 568-4396 before visiting.

Curated by: Andrea Arroyo

Artists: Deborah Adams, Yael Ben-Zion, Karin Dando-Haenisch, Diane Drescher, Risa Hirsch Ehrlich, Leila Elias, Leah Foster, Isabel Gandía, Xóchitl Gil-Higuchi, Claudia Gill, Michelle Orsi Gordon, Kathleen Granados, Maggie Hernández, Sasha Kopelowitz, Amaryllis Leon, Lilia Levin, Trish Mayo, Dindga McCannon, Rosa Naparstek, Nancy Rakoczy, RoughAcres/RL McKee, Mary Sauer, Diana Schmertz, Evelyn Simon, Ruthy Valdez, Bonnie Walker, and Gesche Würfel.

Exhibition: Women in The Heights - NoMAA Gallery
Artists showing their work at the Women in The Heights exhibition at the NoMAA Gallery, with the curator and NoMAA staff. (Photo: NoMAA.)