Past Event

HFAS x Cafe Melo Gallery’s Summer Art Series Exhibition

September 2, 2023 - September 24, 2023
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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Cafe Melo: 345 Lenox Ave


This event runs from Saturday, September 2 to Sunday, September 24. The gallery's house run from 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm, Wednesdays through Sundays.

The Harlem Fine Arts Show x Cafe Melo Gallery Summer Art Series Exhibition | End of Summer Collectors Special is a spectacular event celebrating the culmination of summer through an exceptional collection of diverse artworks.

Immerse yourself in the creativity of talented artists who have poured their passion into captivating pieces that span paintings, photography, mixed media, and digital art to purchase and support local Harlem artists.

Featuring Artists
Aleathia Brown, Cheryl McBride, D'artist Donna Ladson, David Mbele, Glenn Tunstull, Jennifer L. Gonzeles, Kailee Finn, Kelly Robinson, Michal Petros, Monique Young, Peter Ziyo Sibeko, Ronnie Moyo, Roosevelt Blackrose Taylor, Sanusi Olatunji, Sekou Luke, and Solomon Sekhaelelo.

Event Highlights:

1) Opening Night Reception Date: Saturday, September 2, 2023 Time: 3:00pm - 6:00pm

Details: Guests will enjoy drinks and hors d'oeuvres while interacting with artists, learning about their inspirations. Live music by a local acoustic band. Exclusive first look and purchase options for attendees.

2) Art Collectors Special Offers and Exhibition Date: September 2 - 24, 2023
Details: Diverse artworks available for purchase.

Explore paintings, photography, digital art, and more. Pricing and artist information displayed alongside each piece. Artwork purchases available at the gallery's front desk. 

3) Closing Day Celebration | A Big Event Closing with HFAS16 Announcements for 2024 Date: Sunday, September 24, 2023 Time: 3:00pm - 6:00pm
Details: The event concludes with a celebration, workshops, talks, and captivating artworks.

A platform to celebrate creativity and bid farewell to the summer season. Final purchase offers to support local artists. As we bid adieu to this remarkable journey, we extend our gratitude to our community partners for their invaluable support: Africa Everything, ArtCrawl Harlem, Graphite House, Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce, Harlem Arts Alliance, Harlem Business Alliance, HarlemCLX, Harlem Parade, Harlem Park To Park, Harlem Week, M & T Bank Harlem, Mr. Punch, NAACP Mid-Manhattan Branch, Plugdin, Revanche Cognac, & The Future In Black.

About HFAS: Harlem Fine Arts Show (HFAS) celebrates the African Diaspora by bringing together contemporary artists with a growing class of collectors. The goal is to showcase cultural ideas and raise awareness of the extraordinary work by local, national, and international artists. Visit for more information.

About Cafe Melo Gallery: Cafe Melo Gallery is a uniquely designed, culture-driven, multi-use space inspired by the legacy of Harlem. Located in the heart of Central Harlem, it's an inviting venue for various events, from birthday celebrations to intimate wedding receptions and meetings. Visit for more details.