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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

515 Malcolm X Boulevard

New York, NY 10037

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Join us as we celebrate Langston Hughes’s birthday at the Schomburg Center!

Known for his poetry and role in shaping the Harlem Renaissance, Hughes shared the richness and complexities of African American life with the world.

On Friday, February 1, we’ll celebrate Hughes’s 118th birthday with an exclusive VIP reception and special preview of our latest exhibitions, a performance celebration, a special “Langston Hughes” Birthday Edition of First Fridays, and much more. This is a party you will not want to miss.

Ticket prices include:

    • Langston Hughes 118th Birthday VIP Reception and Exclusive Exhibition Previews- $150 ($125 Schomburg Society Members)

    • Live On Langston: A Performance Celebration, and First Fridays: Langston Hughes Birthday Edition After-Party - $40 ($35 Schomburg Society Members)

    • First Fridays: Langston Hughes Birthday Edition After-Party - $25 ($20 Schomburg Society Members)

Dress Code: Harlem Renaissance Chic

All proceeds will benefit Schomburg Center archives, exhibitions and public programs. Tickets are non-refundable.

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FIRST COME, FIRST SEATED
For free events, we generally overbook to ensure a full house. All registered tickets are released 15 to 30 minutes before start time, so we recommend that you arrive early.

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Please note that holding seats in the Langston Hughes Auditorium is strictly prohibited and there is no food or drinks from outside allowed anywhere in the Schomburg Center.

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Please send all press inquiries (photo, video, interviews, audio-recording, etc) at least 24-hours before the day of the program to Ayofemi Kirby at ayofemikirby@nypl.org.

Please note that professional photography and video recordings are prohibited without expressed consent.

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