Posts Tagged ‘Nomaa’

06/01/16: 2016 Uptown Arts Stroll Kick-Off

06/01/16: 2016 Uptown Arts Stroll Kick-Off

That’s right people. The 2016 Uptown Arts Stroll kick-off is taking place on Wednesday, June 1st 2016 at the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling. This year’s honorees are Wilhelmina Obatola Grant, Felipe Galindo, Ellen Baxter and Carol Ward. The program will be emceed by Carol Jenkins, Emmy Award-winning TV anchor and journalist, […]


Call For Artists: 2016 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest

Call For Artists: 2016 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest

The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance announces the 2016 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest, open to Washington Heights–Inwood and West Harlem artists. For this year’s submissions for the poster contest, artists are asked to incorporate these elements into their proposed art work: Theme: Arts and history in Northern Manhattan. Include “Uptown Arts Stroll, June 2016” in […]


Aiming Higher | Manhattan Times

Aiming Higher | Manhattan Times

by Gregg McQueen They’re gaining ground. An uptown group is giving a host of local artists a chance to connect and form social and professional alliances. Known as the Higher Ground Festival, the group brings together Washington Heights and Inwood artists of all talents — dancers, musicians, writers, filmmakers, performance artists, even magicians — to […]


3/4/16: Women in the Heights Opening Reception & Artist Talk

3/4/16: Women in the Heights Opening Reception & Artist Talk

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Deadline Extended: The Higher Ground Festival 2016 – Call For Applications

Deadline Extended: The Higher Ground Festival 2016 - Call For Applications

That’s right folks. You now have until February 21st to submit your application to be a part of the 2016 Higher Ground Festival. The Higher Ground Festival brings Washington Heights & Inwood artists together to network and create interdisciplinary, stage-based collaborations produced by the festival and presented locally during the annual HG Premiere Performance.    For more […]


Meet the Harlem Renaissance Artist Who Captured the Era of ‘Le Jazz Hot’ | Observer

Meet the Harlem Renaissance Artist Who Captured the Era of ‘Le Jazz Hot’ | Observer

By Piri Halasz The Whitney Museum of American Art has two big shows right now, on Frank Stella and Archibald Motley. I must confess that I had a lot more fun, and you might, too, at the surprising and rich, almost joyful, “Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist,” which is closing this Sunday, January 17. This […]


Call for women artists: Women in the Heights – Transitions

Call for women artists: Women in the Heights – Transitions

In celebration of Women’s History Month, March 2016, the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA) invites artists to submit their work for Women in the Heights: Transitions, an exhibition featuring the work of women artists of Northern Manhattan. Deadline for submissions: Friday 29 January 2016, 5 p.m. EST Eligibility: Women artists residing in the Manhattan communities […]


Spread Love: The Higher Ground Festival Goes Down On June 27th

Spread Love: The Higher Ground Festival Goes Down On June 27th

That’s right people. The moment we have all been waiting for is almost upon us. The Higher Ground Festival goes down on Saturday, June 27th from 6 pm to 8 pm. The Higher Ground Festival brings Washington Heights and Inwood artists together to network and experiment with interdisciplinary collaborations premiered locally; simultaneously celebrating the neighborhood […]


Sisters of the still | Manhattan Times

Sisters of the still | Manhattan Times

Story by Gregg McQueen Photo courtesy of the artist They found their calling- and each other- with film. Maritza Meléndez and Josefa Jaime are both Washington Heights photographers looking to capture the beauty of their home city. Each of them uses their respective lenses to capture uptown’s scenic allure from a different vantage point. Jaime […]


Dance/NYC Celebrates Dance Uptown

Dance/NYC Celebrates Dance Uptown

Dance/NYC, dedicated to promoting the knowledge, appreciation, practice, and performance of dance in the metropolitan area, is showing love to Uptown with it’s NEW YORKERS FOR DANCE campaign spotlighting local residents, community leaders, and artists in Upper Manhattan. This is the latest in a video series by Dance/NYC that celebrates dance’s role in advancing local […]


Spread Love: The 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll

Spread Love: The 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll

Once again it’s on… The 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll kicks off on Friday, May 29th at 6:30 pm at the Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling (898 St. Nicholas Avenue). This is a big deal people. The Uptown Arts Stroll is the yearly celebration of the arts uptown. For the entire month of June, […]


Take Part in the 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll

Take Part in the 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll

How to participate Artists and venues (organizations, businesses, etc.) are invited to participate in the 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll. Artists Visual artists, singers, musicians, dancers, poets, theater groups, etc., in Washington Heights, Inwood and West Harlem are invited to participate in the 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll. To do so, please follow these simple steps: Identify […]


Uptown Art: Women in the Heights – The Human Essence @ NoMAA Gallery

Uptown Art: Women in the Heights – The Human Essence @ NoMAA Gallery

In celebration of Women’s History Month, the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance inaugurates its new gallery space with the exhibition Women in the Heights – The Human Essence, featuring works by women artists of Northern Manhattan, tackling issues affecting humanity. Curated by Andrea Arroyo. Location: NoMAA Gallery at WorkSpace, 5030 Broadway, New York, NY 10034 Dates: […]


Call For Submissions: The Higher Ground Festival

Call For Submissions: The Higher Ground Festival

This summer is shaping up to be a doozy. The first annual Higher Ground Festival is going down on June 27th as part of the always grand NoMAA Uptown Arts Stroll. The HG Festival is looking for artists of all stripes to take part in this community-affirming, cultural extravaganza. That means: music, dance, visual, spoken […]


3/16/15: Select the official 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster @ 809 Restaurant

3/16/15: Select the official 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster @ 809 Restaurant

NoMAA invites the community to vote for the official 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll poster at an Artists Salon on Monday, March 16th from 6:30pm-8:30pm at 809 Restaurant, 112 Dyckman Street, between Post Avenue and Nagle Avenue. Join us for refreshments, hors d’oeuvres and entertainment.


1/17/15: El Callejón de Hamel @ The Shabazz Center

1/17/15: El Callejón de Hamel @ The Shabazz Center

Salvador González Escalona is one of Cuba’s top artists with global recognition. His primary interest in in African cultural heritage in Cuba and the Americas. In the crisis-ridden 1990s, without any official assistance and with no money, he created what is today the most celebrated work of public art in Havana, in the neighborhood of […]


Call For Submissions: 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest

Call For Submissions: 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest

The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance announces the 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll Poster Contest, open to Washington Heights–Inwood and West Harlem artists. For more info: Call for artists: 2015 Uptown Arts Stroll poster contest | Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance.


Shaping self, in the shot | Manhattan Times

Shaping self, in the shot | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi No shots of Kim Kardashian’s prosperous posterior appear in the latest photography exhibit of the Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA). Instead, “Selfless Selfies” seeks to capture a far rarer beauty, that of Northern Manhattan’s rich land and streetscapes and its unexpected diversity – all from an insider’s perspective. Curator Michael Palma […]


New Washington Heights photo show captures everyday life uptown | NY Daily News

New Washington Heights photo show captures everyday life uptown | NY Daily News

BY Marina Villeneuve | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Pepe and Margot are long gone — and the East Harlem they once called home seems to be on its way out. Chain stores have replaced bodegas in El Barrio, and high rises are becoming as ubiquitous as housing projects. “Spanish Harlem becomes smaller and smaller every […]


10/16/14: Selfless Selfies @ NoMAA

10/16/14: Selfless Selfies @ NoMAA


Call For Photographers: Selfless Selfies

Call For Photographers: Selfless Selfies

The Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (NoMAA) welcomes submissions for the upcoming NoMAA Gallery exhibition titled “Selfless Selfies.” The exhibit seeks to present black-and-white images by uptown photographers that narrate stories from our uptown communities, from the quotidian to the extraordinary Deadline for submissions: Friday 12 September 2014, 5:00 p.m. EDT Exhibition dates: 16 October – […]


6/28/14: 2nd Annual Artist Health Fair

6/28/14: 2nd Annual Artist Health Fair


Impermanent and precious in the park | Manhattan Times

Impermanent and precious in the park | Manhattan Times

Story by Sherry Mazzocchi Mysterious signs beckon visitors deeper and deeper in to a glittering forest. A bearded man talks with a hunchback dolphin. Goddesses float in trees. Nature has transformed into a gallery. The third annual Ephemeral Arts Project is on display at Sherman Creek and Swindler Cove this June. Part of the Northern […]


6/6/14: Message Delayed Opening Reception @ The United Palace

6/6/14: Message Delayed Opening Reception @ The United Palace

We live and are immersed in an instant gratification society. A picture is taken and it is instantly beamed around the world via social media. The ongoing Message Delayed exhibit takes that idea and subverts it. The brainchild of Uptown’s own Mike Fitelson, the photos for the exhibit are taken every year during the annual […]

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