The “Home is Where the Hip-Hop Is” Exhibition showed at weeksville from November – January of 2023.

We explored the power of hip-hop through a collection of images from Ralph McDaniels, Ernie Paniccioli, Delphine Fawundu and Jamel Shabazz—photographers who have captured the spirit of NYC’s urban culture for over 30 years.

Black Exhale NEST

Beginning on June 1, 2022 a human-sized nest was constructed out of natural materials at Weeksville by a gathering community and young creatives from Recess Art’s Assembly program to build sanctuary space for those entering the Black Exhale “NEST”. The exhibition was on view through June 29.

Cash Rules Everything Around Me: So let’s start a got damn revolution

Brooklyn-based performance artist Ayana Evans presents a site-specific, public art project on Weeksville Heritage Center’s exterior windows from April 9–May 15, 2022. The installation featured a series of videos with images from Ayana’s performance archive combined with text highlighting statistics on mass incarceration and economic inequality in New York City.