Tuesday, July 6, 2010 12:47 PM
Just in case you are interested and can make the new date. I just LOVE NEW YORK we are headed back on Saturday August 7, 2010. This time we are headed to the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan.
We will take a GUIDED tour of the world famous Apollo Theater. which is so much more than a historic landmark - it is a source of pride and a symbol of the brilliance of American artistic accomplishment. With its rich history and continued significance, the Apollo Theater, considered the bastion of African-American culture and achievement, is one of the most fascinating chronicles in American history.
Another stop will be The Studio Museum in Harlem. The Studio is an American contemporary art museum, which was founded in 1968 as the first such museum in the U.S. devoted in the art of African-Americans,specializing in 19th and 20th century work as well work of artists of African descent. The scope of the Studio Museum includes exhibitions, Artists-in-Residence program, education and public programming, a permanent collection, and archival and research facilities.
Not yet done, Genesis II Museum of International Black Culture. Genesis demonstrates the universality, continuity and strength of black culture of the African Diaspora.The Museum houses multiple galleries and exhibits, including the African Sculpture Court, the Egyptian and Haitian Galleries.
WE going to Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. The Schomburg Center of The New York Public Library is generally recognized as the world?s leading research library devoted exclusively to documenting the history and cultural development of peoples of African descent worldwide. From its founding in 1925 during the Harlem Renaissance, the Center has amassed vast collections of over 10 million items.
Dinner at Creole Restaurant with LIVE Entertainment, (SMILE) and YES, separate checks. Ole girl has been working hard for the last 48 hours on this trip and I think I have have out done myself on this ONE HERE!!
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This is another ALL DAY trip, so get your sleep on the bus or before.
Pickup locations are New Carrollton Metro Station and Columbia, MD Park and Ride off of Rt. 32
The price is $110.00 for ALL OF THE ABOVE ACTIVITIES WITH EXCEPTION OF YOUR MEALS
Let me know if you would like to join us on this trip.