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Black History Month

Feb 05 Through Feb 27 | Sat |
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Throughout Black History Month, 2022, the Paley Center celebrates the incredible legacy of achievements of iconic Black on-screen talent, creatives, and influencers over television’s nine decades.

Spotlight on OWN’s Queen Sugar, with a booth from Aunt Vi’s Prized Pies & Diner for you to sit a spell and share your pictures on social media; plus Aunt Vi’s wedding dress and other costumes and props from the show.

Spotlight to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the premiere of Sanford and Son, and the centennial of comedy legend Redd Foxx.

Gallery Exhibit featuring milestones throughout the decades of Black TV and in the careers of many of its most accomplished figures.

Costumes on Display include Maya Rudolph’s “Vice President Kamala Harris” pantsuit and Kenan Thompson’s “Diondre Cole” suit from Saturday Night Live; “Jordan Baker”’s Beverly High uniform and “Coach Baker”’s Crenshaw High uniform from All American; “The Williams Family” outfits from The Wonder Years; and costumes from the “Juneteenth” and “Our Wedding Dre” episodes of black-ish.

Interactive Trivia with questions about notable onscreen personalities and creative visionaries in Black TV history.

Family Fun and Education Programming including arts & crafts, classes, and a home guide with viewing recommendations and more.

Venue: The Paley Center

25 W 52nd St Map