Remembering Houston Conwill

As The Studio Museum in Harlem prepares to close its doors, and begin construction on our new home, we have the exciting task of excavating and relocating Houston Conwill’s The Joyful Mysteries (1984–2034 A.D.), 1984.

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A New Year of Fellowship

This two-year fellowship allows for emerging arts professionals to spend one year at each museum, working in the Curatorial Department or Education and Public Programs. Fellows participate in professional development, engage in independent research, and work directly with artists to create d

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Opener 30: Njideka Akunyili Crosby

Njideka Akunyili Crosby is at a pivotal moment in her career. Last month, the Nigerian painter and 2011–12 Studio Museum artist in residence was named a 2017 MacArthur Fellow.

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Outlooks: Heather Hart

For its fifth iteration at Storm King, the Outlooks exhibition series features Heather Hart’s The Oracle of Lacuna, an interactive work that directly engages histories of migration, slavery, and growth in the Hudson Valley region.

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Prospect.4 and the Meaning of Community

Since 2015, under the direction of Brooke Davis Anderson, Prospect New Orleans has undergone significant changes that responded to the challenges involved in remaining faithful to its community and thriving on a global scale.

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Studio Visit: Cy Gavin

In 2015, nearly six years after the death of his father, Gavin went to Bermuda for the first time to explore the British Overseas Territory’s deep—if strangely obscured—relationship to the transatlantic slave trade.

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We Go as They: Artists in Residence 2016–17

The 2016–17 artists in residence Autumn Knight, Andy Robert, and Julia Phillips discuss what it means to make work in Harlem, how their practices have developed during their residencies and their plans for the future.

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Studio Magazines from Studio Museum!

The recent Book Markets held at The Studio Museum in Harlem were a huge success! Over the past two months, archival Museum publications were made available at a discounted rate to our visitors and copies of past issues of Studio magazine were free.

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Gala 2017

Gala 2017 honored internationally-acclaimed architect Sir David Adjaye OBE, Principal of Adjaye Associates.

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A New Take on an Old Tradition

Miguel is known for “Pimp my Piragua,” which he describes as a mobile public art project that honors the tradition of Latino street vendors. He transformed a normal pushcart for selling shaved ice, or piraguas, into a hi-tech, modern version with built-in mini screens and loud speakers.

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The Journey Continues

The first time Derrick Adams saw Patrick Kelly, it was while casually flipping through his sister’s fashion magazines. As a teenager in Baltimore, Adams was used to the menswear stylings of his father and older brother—both sharp dressers in their own rights.

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Women Leading the Charge: A Discussion on Social Practice in Harlem

As The Studio Museum in Harlem enters the second year of inHarlem—a series of collaborative programs and public art initiatives exploring innovative ways to work in the neighborhood—I’m honored to convene five pioneering women of color that represent leadership at community partner organ

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