Black History Month
This February, take some time to come out to Parks to learn about the trials and triumphs of the black experience in the United States.
Black History in NYC Parks
Learn about parks, sculptures, and other green spaces in New York City that highlight and honor the black experience in the United States.
Arsenal Gallery Exhibit: The Rhythmic Art of Thread
This vibrant exhibit embraces the role that textile art has played in African American history for centuries. Talented artists tell stories that challenge and inspire us, through quilting, knitting, fabric collages, embroidery, and other fiber and thread arts.
Black History Month Events
Saturday, January 28, 2017
at Lewis H Latimer House , Queens
In celebration of Black History Month and the Martin Luther King Jr. Day, you are cordially invited to a free screening of the 2016 period drama "The Birth of A Nation".
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
at Queens Botanical Garden Parking Garden , Queens
Students will follow in Dr. Carver’s steps, using plants to paint and to create a healing lotion to take home.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
at Gertrude Ederle Recreation Center , Manhattan
The Art Inspired By series will include an overview of the artist or technique, followed by a hands-on workshop.