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harlem is...
healing outdoor exhibit

A larger-than-life outdoor public art exhibit opened on August 12 for four months on St. Nicholas Avenue between 120th and 121st Streets as part of the continuing Harlem is . . . Healing campaign by Community Works and New Heritage Theatre Group and in partnership with the NYC Department of Transportation’s Art Program.  


The sidewalk exhibit presents compelling portraits of nine of the 50 Harlem is. . . Healing honorees from all walks of life who have helped the community weather two years of pandemic and social justice turmoil. 


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Community Works and New Heritage Theatre are organizing free group tours of the exhibit with artist educator Daniel Carlton. Harlem Heritage Tours will develop multimedia tours about the life and times of the nine local heroes. The exhibit was designed by Clara Alonso and features the photography of Tau Battice, with project management by Connie Lee of Art Lives Here. Support for photography and public programming was provided by Con Edison and Humanities New York.

Healing Dialogues is a part of the Harlem is...Healing Heroes of Pandemic and Social Justice project. Engage with the full series HERE

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