Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

This extraordinary trove of vintage literature and memorabilia—all relating to black culture and the African diaspora—was founded in 1926 by bibliophile Arturo Alfonso Schomburg. The center hosts jazz concerts films, lectures and tours.


Venue name: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Address: 515 Malcolm X Blvd (Lenox Ave)
New York
Cross street: at 135th St
Opening hours: Mon–Sat 10am–6pm
Transport: Subway: 2, 3 to 135th St
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Mary B

I went here for a lecture and panel about James Baldwin. It was a great space and a wonderful and informative event! We didn't get to explore the entire venue but I was also intrigued by their exhibit on protest posters and will have to make a trip back eventually!