8. Harlem is….Downtown at Federal Hall

Celebrate the history of Harlem’s roots in downtown Manhattan at the exhibit Harlem is….Downtown at historic Federal Hall. The exhibit includes original works by Bryan Collier taken from his book Uptown, historically themed quilts, documentary photography, and creative works by young artists from Children’s Art Carnival. The exhibition traces the journey of Americans of African descent from the arrival of the first slave ships in Lower Manhattan in the 1600s to present day.

Harlem is….Downtown will be on view at Federal Hall, 26 Wall Street, through April 15, 2016, with the companion exhibit, Harlem is….A State of Mind, located at MIST in Harlem, 46 West 116th Street, on view through June 30, 2016.