Harlem School of the Arts provides a safe space for children after school, and our positive educational environment fosters discipline, creativity, teamwork, cooperation, and self-confidence in each child. Continue Reading →
By Walter Rutledge
This weekend dance dominates the arts scene. Two dance titans are presenting their 2012 seasons downtown in the most prestigious performance venues in the city, while a new and innovative dance company will present works uptown in Harlem. Continue Reading →
Noah Stewart has the swagger of Puffy and the voice of Paul Robeson. Noah’s musical development started in Harlem where he studied classical music at The Harlem School of the Arts. Continue Reading →
HSA to appear on Project Runway, September 1st
Emmy-nominated television show, Project Runway will feature The Harlem School of the Arts on the upcoming episode, “The Art of the Matter”. Competing designers are paired with HSA Visual Arts students to create original artwork, inspiring their latest garment challenge.
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By Walter Rutledge
The indomitable human spirit has the ability to rise in moments of extreme tragedy and inconsolable despair. It lifts our downcast head and illuminates the darkness, revealing that glimmer of hope we refer to as the light at the end of the tunnel. Tynetta Megginson mother was murdered in 2001; to help herself and her children walk toward the light Megginson founded A Helping Hand Heals a Heart.
The organization brings together families that have been devastated by the homicide. “A Helping Hand Heals a Heart was founded on the belief that helping others allows one to heal self”, shared Megginson. After the death of her mother, her children found solace in the performing arts. Eventually the arts also provided Megginson with an outlet for her pain, and aided in the healing process.