Founded in 2000, The Marcus Garvey Park Alliance (MGPA) was formed to restore the Park as a safe and inviting place for community residents. Over time, the mission has adapted with the changing cultural and political climates of the city. No longer is the mission to simply restore and maintain the Park; rather, the mission has grown to use the Park as a tool to embrace the community on a more profound level. This has expanded MGPA’s work beyond the borders of the Park and has encompassed other Parks and open spaces. MGPA has developed ongoing arts and cultural programming to celebrate and preserve the culture of the community at a time when gentrification threatens the visibility of the creative culture of Harlem
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Marcus Garvey Park Farmers Market, Saturday 10 am – 4 pm and every Saturday through Thanksgiving – An outdoor market on the extended sidewalk along the perimeter of Marcus Garvey Park. Corner of Mount Morris Park West and 124th Street … Continue reading
Words don’t seem necessary Cherry Blossom walkway near the Fifth Avenue and 124th Street entrance to Marcus Garvey Park.
331 bags of leaves! 40 Volunteers On Sunday December 4, 2016 volunteer members of the Marcus Garvey Park Alliance, New York Road Runners and the Central Park Conservancy filled 331 large garbage bags with leaves. The Central Park Conservancy is … Continue reading
We believe in celebrating and preserving the creative culture that Harlem is famous for. In 2016 the Marcus Garvey Park Alliance sponsored in part or in full 27 public art installations with the funds going directly to the artists and … Continue reading
Public Art Initiative 2016 The Public Art Initiative is an ongoing program created by the Marcus Garvey Park Alliance to support artists and cultural organizations who would like to exhibit in public spaces in neighborhoods throughout Harlem and Northern … Continue reading
DNA Totem, Suprina, 2016 On view March 26, 2016 – September 30, 2016 Join the Marcus Garvey Park Alliance and Harlem based artist Suprina at the site of the DNA Totem in Marcus Garvey Park for a final view of … Continue reading