Dance Theatre of Harlem Company in front of Church of the Master. Unknown photographer. Courtesy Dance Theatre of Harlem.

Past Events

January 12, 2018


Lenfest Center for the Arts, 615 W. 129 St., New York, NY 10027 Wallach Art Gallery, 6th Fl.


The Wallach Art Gallery invites you to join us as we present Arthur Mitchell: Harlem's Ballet Trailblazer, curated by Lynn Garafola, Professor Emerita of Dance, Barnard College, and presented in collaboration with the Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University. The first major exhibition devoted to Arthur Mitchell, this project celebrates the life and accomplishments of the New York City Ballet's first African American star, and the founder and longtime director of the Dance Theater of Harlem. This event will take place on Friday, January 12, from 6-8 pm in the spacious new Wallach Art Gallery at the Lenfest Center for the Arts.