ARTIST APPLICATION

The Artist Application for the
next Harlem Arts Festival is now open!
We're looking for performing and visual artists
of all kinds to present.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

OPEN MIC
January 21, 2016
Silvana, Harlem

VIP SESSION | BIRTHDAY BASH

We had a blast!

Performances by India Carney and Divinity Roxx
plus a dance Party with Tiff McFierce
made our 5th Birthday Bash a very special evening!

#HAF2015 RECAP

That's a wrap! The fest was amazing...
Missed it or just need more #HAF2015?
Check out our recap!

GIVE A GIFT

There are many ways to show your support!
Make a tax-deductible donation,
get an HAF Membership
or support while you shop!

HARLEM ARTS FESTIVAL

The Harlem Arts Festival is a free, performing
and visual arts festival that takes place the
last weekend of June each year in
Marcus Garvey Park, Harlem NYC.

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JANUARY 2016

OPEN SESSION
January 21, 2016

Silvana, 8:30pm-1:00am

Join us for our first event of 2016!! We’ve got a full lineup of hopefuls performing, so make sure you get your tickets!

Eventbrite - HAF Session: Open Mic Night

ARTIST WORKSHOP

January 12, 2016
7pm-9pm
Hi ARTS Gallery
304 East 100th Street

HAF2016 hopefuls can join us for a workshop covering best practices for putting together their Artist Application (due January 15, 2016).

#HAF2015 ARTIST SPOTLIGHTS

Divinity Roxx

On Saturday, June 27th, 2015 Divinity Roxx closed out #HAF2015 with her genre-bending music is inspired by a mash of Hip-Hop, Rock and Soul unlike no other. Having toured internationally with Beyonce, Victor Wooten, and more, get a chance to meet her and get a taste of HAF by watching the profile video below!

Alia Kache

The incredibly talented Alia Kache graced our Mainstage on day 1 at #HAF2015. Watch her profile video to learn about her artistic vision and the amazing program she had lined up for #HAF2015!

DJ Raydar Ellis

A #HAF2015 standout, DJ Raydar Ellis joined us on the mainstage this year as a headlining performer! Most recently featured on Revive Music‘s acclaimed “Supreme Sonacy” record, check out this featured profile about him and his work. You can catch him at HAF’s Secret Session on September 18th — find out more here!

Zulu King Slone

Meet the incredible graffiti artist whose works you’ve seen at some of your favorite Harlem spots. This year he live painted a Zipcar during the festival, which you can drive around Harlem and beyond through our sponsor, Zipcar. Proceeds of the rentals goes towards Harlem School for the Arts. Rent the #Harlemartcar here!

CHECK OUT THE WORK FROM PAST FESTIVALS

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About Us

The Harlem Arts Festival presents multi-disciplinary performances in venues throughout Harlem, culminating in an annual festival that takes place in Marcus Garvey park at the Richard Rodgers amphitheater the last weekend of June. Featuring Harlem-affiliated artists, HAF provides the community with family-friendly intergenerational programming of the highest artistic caliber.

HAF News

Read our latest news and posts on our blog page! In addition to Artist Spotlights and interviews, we post articles about how arts and culture intersect in Harlem.

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Show Your Support

We rely on the generosity of our community to produce the festival every year. We feel strongly that artists should be supported for their creative work, and have geared our whole approach to the festival around this premise.

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