New York Public Library

Hip-Hop & Comics: A Retrospective

A Program featuring New York Public Library (Columbus Branch)

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About this Program

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Hip Hop at The New York Public Library! This event will take place in person at Washington Heights. Please join us as a panel of artists and experts discuss how hip-hop has influenced the comic world. A comic workshop for kids will follow the panel, along with free giveaways for attendees!

Guest Speakers:

Eric Orr - artist & creator of Rappin' Max Robot, the first hip-hop comic

Danny Lore - author & comic artist

Ron Wimberly - author, cartoonist, & animator

June 03, 2023, 07:00 PM

07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

About The Speakers

New York Public Library

New York Public Library

Columbus Branch


New York Public Library

New York Public Library

476 5th Ave, New York

Washington Heights Library - 1000 Saint Nicholas Avenue, New York, 10032


Main Sponsor

Queens Public Library



In 2021, the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) awarded $425.7 million through grantmaking, research and policy development, to advance, support, and empower America's museums, libraries, and related organizations.

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