Preserving Black History with BLK MKT Vintage

The Brooklyn natives both have a childhood relationship with antiques and thrift shopping. Kiyanna reintroduced Jannah to what was then a hobby after they met in their college years.

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Building Spaces for Creativity and Healing at Rikers Island

As the Studio Museum’s Education Department grows, we continue to expand the way our programs consider the role of art in society and the importance of access.

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Educate to Liberate: Black Panther Liberation Schools

In 1968, just two years after the Black Panther Party (BPP) was founded in Oakland, California, the Party’s headquarters mandated that all chapters inaugurate “serve the people” programs.

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Introducing the 2019–20 Artists in Residence

The Studio Museum in Harlem is thrilled to welcome E.Jane, Eliot Reed, and Naudline Pierre as the next cohort of its catalytic Artist-in-Residence program.

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Perspectives on Teen Leadership from Hawa

Tell us a little bit about yourself!

I’m seventeen years old and I live in Crown Heights. I’m a senior in high school and can’t wait to graduate. I love music, and I love the arts.

What made you apply to the Teen Leadership Council?

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Collecting a Legacy: New Acquisitions

Fifty years after its founding, the Studio Museum remains at the forefront of institutions for artists of African descent, providing a haven for artists to create and see their work in, and be inspired by, the work of others.

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Practice in Print: Theresa Chromati

Through painting, digital collage, sculpture, and installation, Chromati has developed a bold visual language of refusal. Her bodacious characters engage in acts both routine and riotous, affirming their presence by way of apparent ambivalence.

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