February is Black History Month. Here are a few ways to celebrate in New York City over the next few weeks:


The Louis Armstrong House Museum

Explore the life and accomplishments of Louis Armstrong through the museum's current exhibit, "To Jack Bradley, the 'Greatest Photo Taker.'" The exhibit celebrates the legacy of Armstrong through his long-term friend and photographer, Bradley, who snapped shots of the jazz great both on and off the stage. While supplies last, visitors this month will also receive a unique print of Armstrong taken by Bradley, a limited collectable that was chosen from the museum's archives. Open Tuesday-Friday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from noon-5 p.m. now through March, $10 adults, $7 seniors, free for children 4 and under; 34-56 107th St., Corona, 718-478-8274, louisarmstronghouse.org

Arsenal Gallery

The Great Migration refers to when some 6 million African Americans fled the South and its discriminatory Jim Crow laws for Northern and Western U.S. Cities between 1910 and 1970. The Central Park gallery's current exhibition, "The Migration," features works by 22 artists interpreting the historic movement and its impact on America. Weekdays from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. now until Feb. 24 (closed Feb. 16), FREE; 830 Fifth Ave., 212-360-8163, nycgovparks.org

The Brooklyn Museum

The Brooklyn Museum salutes Black History Month during its Target First Saturday event. Listen to jazz from the New Orleans band Water Seed, watch the Byron Hurt film "Soul Food Junkies," hear poetry, join in discussions on artwork that celebrates African American artists and more. Feb. 7 from 5-11 p.m., FREE; 200 Eastern Pkwy., Prospect Heights, 718-638-5000, brooklynmuseum.org

Municipal Arts Society

The Municipal Arts Society is hosting several tours throughout February in honor of Black History Month. These include tours that follow in the footsteps of Pierre Toussaint, a former slave turned society hairdresser and philanthropist (Feb. 8, 11 a.m.); explore the architectural and socio-historical history of Harlem (Feb. 14, 11 a.m.); look at the demographic shift on the Grand Concourse in the Bronx (Feb. 15, 11 a.m.); and highlight African American culture on the Bowery (Feb. 28, noon). All tours $20 ($15 members); locations available after ticket purchase, mas.org

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

In honor of both New York Fashion Week and Black History Month, the talk "From Dapper to Dope: The Exquisite and Enduring Style of Harlem Men" will revolve around the individuality, diversity and self-expression that black men incorporate into their style that's found on the streets of Harlem. Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m., FREE; 515 Malcolm X Blvd., 917-275-6975, schomburgcenter.eventbrite.com

The Studio Museum in Harlem

This Harlem institution is devoted to promoting the works of artists of African descent. This month, you can go behind the scenes of one of its latest exhibitions, "Kianja Strobert: Of This Day in Time," when the artist speaks with Jessica N. Bell about her practice and the abstract works in her first solo museum exhibition in New York . Before the talk, Strobert and Bell will also lead a tour of the exhibition. Feb. 12 from 7-9 p.m., $7, $3 students and seniors (suggested), free for members, RSVP to programs@studiomuseum.org; 144 W. 125th St., 212-864-4500, studiomuseum.org

The Harlem Chamber Players

As part of its seventh annual Black History Month Celebration, the Harlem Chambers Players are bringing together a lot of talent. The program includes soprano Janinah Burnett of the Metropolitan Opera, violinist Patmore Lewis and pianist James Davis, Jr., performing a variety of pieces. Part of the proceeds benefit the Justice League NYC. Feb. 22 at 3 p.m., $15, $10 students/seniors; St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 521 W. 126th St., 212-866-1492, harlemchamberplayers.org

American Museum of Natural History

As part of the museum's program "Here We Stand: Honor Black History," artists will perform the work "From the African Village to the Urban Village." Participants include jazz master Delfeayo Marsalis, director Jamal Joseph, the Harlem-based IMPACT Repertory Theatre and New Orleans' Uptown Music Theatre. Feb. 28 from 3-5 p.m., $22 (free for members); 79th Street and Central Park West, 212-769-5100, amnh.org