Cultural Preservation

Annual Black History Month Exhibition
Saturday, February 9, 2019 to Sunday, March 3, 2019
Opening Reception: Saturday, February 9, 5-8pm

RIVAA proudly presents its Annual Black History Month Exhibition, "Cultural Preservation"

The Roosevelt Island Visual Arts Association (RIVAA), in partnership with the Roosevelt Island Operating Corporation (RIOC), will host its Annual Black History Month Exhibition, “Cultural Preservation”, starting this Saturday, February 9th through Sunday, March 3rd. 

Curated by Island resident Lorraine Williams, this eclectic showing of art includes a variety of mediums, styles, and messages and includes works from artists Andrew Nichols, Aziza, Bianca Dorsey, Ida Owens, LeVar “Var” Lawrence, Mauricio “Gleams” Baez, Micheline Hess, Mona Coichy Haigler, N. Steven Harris, Saundra Lamb and art, textiles and artifacts from Nigeria and Madagascar.

Join us for the opening reception this Saturday, February 9th from 5-8 PM at Gallery RIVAA (527 Main St.). Featuring music and spoken word performance from The RI Jazz Collaborative with Lynn Beville, and a special reading by David Lamb and children from the Roosevelt Island Youth Center. 

Admission is free and open to the public.
Location: Gallery RIVAA (527 Main St., New York, NY - 10044)