Special Events

FREE EVENTS

ART EXHIBITION

CROSSING THE SANDS
NP/10 (NOLAN PARK/BUILDING 10)
Governors Island
Saturdays and Sundays
August 24th — October 27th, 2019
12 pm — 5 pm

The West Harlem Art Fund is pleased to present Crossing the Sands, a contemporary art exhibition with artists representing the Caribbean, Africa, and the Americas. Located in the historic district of Nolan Park on Governors Island, visitors will have the opportunity to enjoy both works of art and the venue which is an old military home completed in 1878.

Artists include: Jasmin Charles, Chioma Ebinama, Megan Gabrielle, Iliana Garcia, Scherezade Garcia, Juanita Lanzo and Dianne Smith.

This show is curated by Savona Bailey-McClain, Executive Director & Chief Curator of the West Harlem Art Fund.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming LIVE Talks/Podcasts & Events

October Schedule

LIVE Talk w/Film Premieres
— HOME & UTICA
Saturday, October 5th, 2019 @ 2pm

Nadia DeLane is a multimedia designer and visual storyteller working in installation, film, digital and fine art. DeLane has produced creative content for organizations and institutions including the School of Visual Arts, Parsons School of Design, Stone Lantern Films and Turnstone Productions.  She has consulted on several award-winning animated films and documentaries and her work has been featured in online publications such as AI-AP’s Design Arts Daily (DART).

DeLane’s documentary film, HOME, tells homegrown stories of first and second-generation Latin@, Caribbean, and West Indian Americans as they reveal truths about assimilation and American culture.

UTICA is an original film about thought. A community is in turmoil as its members sort through telepathic messages. A self-hating telepath must decide whether he will protect the public or safeguard his own mind.

Trick or Treating
Saturday, October 26th, 2019 @ 1pm

The West Harlem Art Fund will join other historic homes in Nolan Park in giving candy and other goodies to trick or treaters. Wear a costume and visit all the homes in the oldest neighborhood on Governors Island.

LIVE READING
Three Skeleton Key
Sunday, October 27th, 2019 @ 2pm

“Three Skeleton Key” is a short story by the French author Georges-Gustave Toudouze. The January 1937 edition of Esquire marked its first appearance in English. This suspenseful tale and “Leiningen Versus the Ants” were discovered by the magazine’s editor Arnold Gingrich.

Georges-G. Toudouze (1877-1972) was born in Paris, France. His father, Gustave Toudouze, was a well-known author of the time. The younger Toudouze wrote on such topics as art, architecture, travel and French naval history. Although he penned numerous adventure novels and short stories, he is today remembered for a single work: “Three Skeleton Key”

Recent podcast

Past Exhibition — Traces

 

 

 

 

 

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