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Past Exhibitions

  • NYC Foodiverse

    Jefferson Market Library
    March 3rd, 2018 - March 17th, 2018

    New York’s celebrated and diverse restaurant culture at “the center of the universe” inspired FOODIVERSE, an interactive, digital visualization of food quality and customer experience in all Manhattan restaurants. It integrates data from the NYC Department of Health and Foursquare to show restaurant grades, sanitation violations, Foursquare reviews, ratings, and price tiers. Explore the data from multiple views: a playful distribution of the FOODIVERSE, a map, or a custom graphical view, specified by choosing your own axis variables.

    Artist: Will Su, Parson's School of Design, M.S. Data Visualization, 2018

    Will Su is a designer who is passionate about coding. His work focuses on presenting data efficiently and beautifully with fluid interactivity. He is currently pursuing an MS in data visualization at the Parsons School of Design in New York, where he creates work that sits at the intersection of design, statistics, and computer science.

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  • Raices del Caribe Artist: Rafael Velez Jr.

    Bronx Library Center
    February 3rd, 2018 - March 3rd, 2018

    Rafael’s focuses on reviving knowledge of his Caribbean ancestors’ history and ideologies, hoping that viewing these works will spark new interest in the indigenous history of all people that have ancestral roots in the Caribbean.  

    Rafael Velez Jr.

    Artist Statement

    My work is focused on reviving knowledge of my Caribbean ancestors’ history and ideologies.   I hope that viewing these works will spark new interest in the indigenous history of all people that have ancestral roots in the Caribbean.  

    Artist Bio

    Born in Washington Heights, Rafael Vélez, Jr. attended Fiorello H. La Guardia High School of Music and Art.  He later earned a BA in Studio Art from Hunter College in 2008 and his MA in Art Education at The City College of New York in 2014.

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  • Blacks in America: The 1960's A Decade of Change

    Westchester Square Library
    February 1st, 2018 - February 28th, 2018

    Blacks in America depicts various scenes in collage form from different events and people who had a major impact on African American history in the 1960's.Read More ›
  • Masood A. W. Warren: Harlem's Everyday People (1969-1985)

    George Bruce Library
    February 8th, 2018 - February 28th, 2018


    In celebration of Black History Month, the George Bruce Library is proud to present original drawings by Masood A. W. Warren. The drawings depict people living their everyday lives on the streets of Harlem from 1969 to 1985. The sketches are on loan from the private collection of Frank Minaya y Willmore.

    Born in 1907, Masood Ali Wilbert Warren was a highly accomplished painter and sculptor known primarily for his many bronze busts of high-profile entertainers, celebrities and politicians. He attended the Art Students League in New York in the 1930s, participated in the WPA artists program, initiated by President Franklyn Roosevelt to allow Black artists to receive federal grants for art supplies.  Masood Warren earned a Bachelor of Arts from New York University in 1939 and a Master of Fine Arts from Temple University in 1961. 

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  • Etchings and Monographs by Patricia J Wynne

    Harry Belafonte 115th Street Library
    February 3rd, 2018 - February 28th, 2018

    Patricia J Wynne is a professional artist and book illustrator who lives in New York City.Read More ›
  • Lucine Yeghiazaryan - History

    Mulberry Street Library
    November 16th, 2017 - February 28th, 2018

    On view in our window on Mulberry Street Library is the installation "History" by Lucine Yeghiazaryan.Read More ›

    George Bruce Library
    January 13th, 2018 - February 28th, 2018

    Rosenbaum’s work employs transparent layers of fluorescent and iridescent paint applied with energetic body movements.Read More ›
  • BOBBI BECK: Back from the Sixties

    Bloomingdale Library
    February 9th, 2018 - February 27th, 2018

    Bobbi Beck will be celebrating the spirit of the sixties with her display at the Bloomingdale Library on the Upper West Side. This exhibition continues the theme of several programs throughout the city titled You Say You Want a Revolution: Remembering the 60s. Read More ›
  • Kelly Weiner: Inside, Outside

    Jefferson Market Library
    February 2nd, 2018 - February 27th, 2018

    Inside, Outside provides the viewer with a fresh and colorful look into the artist in thirteen paintings.Read More ›
  • Kevin Lustik: Sew On & Sew Forth

    Aguilar Library
    January 10th, 2018 - February 16th, 2018

    Kevin Lustik has been creating art for more than 30 years. He sews buttons, beads, ribbons and even needles into cloth, paper and photographs—all of which give his work a 3D effect.Read More ›