Keep the 4th St Photo Gallery Open!

The 4th Street Photo Gallery, home of the non-profit Minority Photographers since 1972, needs your help to keep it's doors open.


This historical Lower East Side landmark has served as a community resource for artists, both local and international, for over 4 decades.


However the pressures of gentrification are threatening to close this space and end the lineage of a POC based artist collective that has maintained since 1972.


Founder and curator Alex Harsley aims to reach the 50th anniversary and keep the space open for 5 more years.

We need you! The history and lineage of this neighborhood continues to be erased. Minority Photographers and the Harsley family have been active members in the Lower East Side community and hope to remain living and serving in this neighborhood.


The Gallery remains active with youth apprenticeships and serves as a museum of photographic technology and history.   Alex also continues to create his art and archive his collections which serves as an homage to human resilience, expression and a historical record of the black experience in New York City.




Your donation is an act of resistance and liberation. It is now up to the community it's individuals to keep POC spaces, art and history alive and thriving.

Thank you!

-Minority Photographers + Harsley Family

All donations are tax-deductible! We are a 501(c)3


Donations (0)

  • Hallie Davies 
    • $120 
    • 4 d
  • Andrew Machado 
    • $1,100 
    • 16 d
  • Senai Motley 
    • $250 
    • 28 d
  • Katie Landsman  
    • $600 
    • 2 mos
  • Joshua Shapiro 
    • $100 
    • 3 mos

Organizer and beneficiary 

Kendra Krueger 
Organizer
New York, NY
Shelagh Krueger 
Beneficiary
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