The Studio Museum in Harlem is the nexus for artists of African descent locally, nationally, and internationally and for work that has been inspired and influenced by Black culture. It is a site for the dynamic exchange of ideas about art and society.
Read more about what is happening with the current construction phase, and what to expect on 125th street. Please note that all activities are subject to change based on weather and other field conditions.
Envisioned by a diverse group of artists, activists, philanthropists and Harlem residents, The Studio Museum in Harlem opened in 1968.
The Joyce Alexander Wein Artist Prize was established in 2006 by jazz impresario, musician and philanthropist George Wein to honor his late wife, Joyce Alexander (1928–2005), a long-time Trustee of the Studio Museum and a woman whose life embodied a commitment to the power and possibilities of art and culture.