The Art and Artifacts Division of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture documents, collects, preserves and interprets art and artifacts by and about people of African descent throughout the world. Fine and applied art and material culture objects can be found in its collections.
We are open to researchers by appointment only.
The "TE" number designate is the accession number. An accession number is a unique identifier assigned to an item that carries important information about the item such as the year the item came into the collection.
Craft in America interviewed Michael Cummings about his quilt-making process. During the segment, he also met with the curator of the Art and Artifacts Division of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Tammi Lawson.