"Latin Roots: East Harlem" and "Spirit of Community: Artists of East Harlem" - Dwyer Cultural Center

Date: 02/06/12 through 06/30/12
Hours: Tuesday-Friday 10am-5pm; Saturday 1-5pm. February 6 through June 30
Ages: ALL
258 St. Nicholas Avenue - 212-222-3060
Harlem, NY 10027

Description: "Latin Roots: East Harlem," a multimedia public art exhibit, celebrates East Harlem's cultural and historical importance by honoring seven remarkable local heroes. The stories of the honorees are told by New York City public school students. "Spirit of Community: Artists of East Harlem," a visual art exhibit reflects a vibrant and thriving landscape of art in El Barrio. With works by emerging and mid-career artists who make the neighborhood their home, the exhibit captures the sounds, colors, cadences, textures, and people of the East Harlem mosaic, celebrating its joys and its pathos.