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View Herb Alpert To Fully Fund Major Renovation At Harlem School Of The Arts Herb Alpert, photo by Dewey Nicks

Herb Alpert To Fully Fund Major Renovation At Harlem School Of The Arts >

The Harlem School of the Arts is set for a $9.5 million revitalization project that aims to create a premier cultural destination in the community. The Herb Alpert Foundation will fund the entire renovation. WBGO’s Ang Santos spoke with the legendary trumpeter, who reflects on why he started the Foundation and the importance of promoting…

View Harlem School of the Arts Announces $9.5 Million Renovation A rendering of the Harlem School of the Arts’ glass facade, which will replace the existing brick exterior. Credit Imrey Studio LLC

Harlem School of the Arts Announces $9.5 Million Renovation >

The Harlem School of the Arts on Wednesday announced a renovation that will give its facility a major face-lift. Called “The Renaissance Project,” the $9.5 million revamp will be funded by the Herb Alpert Foundation and is scheduled to begin in August…   Continue reading at New York Times

View “The Mystery of Art” Herb Alpert with wife Lani Hall, photo by Dewey Nicks

“The Mystery of Art” >

On Monday, Alpert celebrated 25 years of the Herb Alpert Award in the Arts (HAAIA), a $75,000 unrestricted prize given to five exceptional mid-career artists (you could call it Alpert’s own version of the MacArthur “Genius Grant”), with a reception in New York City that gathered alumni honorees and selection committee panelists as well as…