Fashionistas, can you name the first African-American to become President of one of the best design schools in New York City? Can you name the school? Post your answer below in the comments section. First person to post the correct answer will win a little something, so be sure to include your name and e-mail me your address so I can mail your gift!
A few events to keep in mind this month, click on links below to get further information about each event:
-Africa to America, Visual Reflections on the African Diaspora, recently opened at the Iona College Council of Arts . The exhibit will be open until February 26th, featuring my friend, Artist and Fashionista Shervone Neckles, along with several other artists! Join the Artists for a discussion about their artwork at The African Burial Ground National Monument, on February 21st at 2p.m.
–Brooklyn Museum first Saturdays, you can watch the film Lackawanna Nights, take a guided tour of the works of African-American artists, join the African Art Gallery Talk or just hang out at the dance party, featuring funk music!
–The Harlem School of Arts has a host of events, starting Thursday evening, February 5th. Check it out!
–The Arsenal Gallery at Central Park presents The African American Experience, an exhibition of paintings, drawings, ceramics by various artists. Admission is free.
–The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, has a listing of events at the Center and at various areas in Harlem, including films, performances and more!
–The Garden State Bar Association is co-sponsoring the New Jersey State Bar Association Minorities in the Profession Section in celebrating Black History Month on February 25th, at the New Jersey Law Center.
Do something different this month to awaken your soul!