A Legacy of Leadership: Kinshasha Holman Conwill

Kinshasha Holman Conwill shares her personal perspectives and stories about her time at the helm of the Museum from 1980 to 1999.

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A Legacy of Leadership: Edward S. Spriggs

Edward S. Spriggs shares his personal perspectives and stories about his time at the helm of the Museum from 1969 to 1975.

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A Legacy of Leadership: Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell

Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell shares her personal perspectives and stories about her time at the helm of the Museum from 1977 to 1987. 

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Letter from the Director: 50th Anniversary Issue

By all accounts it was a lively celebration attended by founders and friends, artists and neighbors. They came together to celebrate this new space in Harlem devoted to showing and nurturing Black artists. A radical undertaking had become a reality.

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Gala 2018

The 50th Anniversary Gala raised a record $3.9 million, thanks to the generosity and support of the Museum’s incredible patrons, artists and friends.

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Studio Visit: ray ferreira

The Studio Museum’s community of teaching artists reflects the Museum's commitment to engaging and supporting emerging contemporary artists whose work is inspired or influenced by black culture. Serving at the intersection of the institution and the public, Museum educators are creative, pedagogical hybrids who navigate the fascinating line between the roles of teacher and a practicing artist.

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Walking inHarlem with the Second Grade

The Studio Museum in Harlem has a long history of school partnerships. These in-depth, multi-session programs are created in collaboration between the Museum, schools, and community organizations throughout the city.

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New Folk

Throughout history, art has been an innate expression of human creativity and communication. Through the ruins and artifacts of civilizations across the globe—from the craftsmanship of tribal divination tools, to the intricate needlework of quilts made by enslaved Africans mapping escape routes—art has been a way to assert culture and record the human experience.

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Book Review: Black Performance on the Outskirts of the Left by Malik Gaines

Trying to fit pianist/singer Nina Simone, Ghanaian playwrights Efua T.

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Harlem Postcards: Wish You Were Here

Last week, The Studio Museum in Harlem opened Harlem Postcards: Wish You Were Here at Studio Museum 127.

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Photo Studio

Photo Studio was part of a year-long initiative, beginning in 2017, to make the Studio Museum's permanent collection increasingly accessible to the public.

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The 2018 Artists in Residence

Tschabalala Self (b. 1990, Harlem) makes syncretic use of painting, printmaking, and assemblage to explore ideas surrounding Black female bodies.

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