Harlem Rides the Range

12Feb2:00 pm3:00 pmHarlem Rides the RangeOutriders Film Series

Event Details

Taos Center for the Arts and Harwood Museum of Art present the Outriders Film Series exploring representations of Black cowboys on the big screen from the 1930s to today. Harlem Rides the Range features an all-Black cast starring Herb Jeffries’ as Harlem, a cowboy trying to help a homesteader from being cheated out of his property. Made when audiences and films were largely segregated by race, this was among the first Black westerns created during the Golden Age of Hollywood.


Director: Richard C. Kahn

Runtime: 56 minutes


This project is supported in part by New Mexico Humanities Council and New Mexico Arts, a division of the Department of Cultural Affairs, and the National Endowment for the Arts.


Image: Still from Harlem Rides the Range courtesy of Sack Amusement Pictures



February 12, 2023 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Harwood Museum of Art

238 Ledoux Street

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Series pass provides admission to all 6 films at Harwood and TCA.

Tickets are not available for sale any more for this event!

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