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
inHarlem: Kevin Beasley, Simone Leigh, Kori Newkirk, Rudy Shepherd is the first in a series of artist projects that take our institution beyond its walls. Each of you has made a work that is public by its very nature, serving as a catalyst for shared experience within Harlem.
As The Studio Museum in Harlem moves forward with plans to build a new, state-of-the-art, custom facility—designed by Adjaye Associates with executive architects Cooper Robertson—Sir David Adjaye sat down with Studio to speak about his longstanding relationship with the Museum and what he finds most inspiring about the vibrant Harlem community.
Hands On workshops offer an opportunity for children, adults, and families to investigate how and why art is made. Art can at times feel inaccessible. Through this offering of inspirational materials and ideas, families and children of all ages can further digest the work on view in the Museum. We sat down with Betty Grayson, longtime attendee of Target Free Sundays, to find out what role art plays in her life.
A core component of The Studio Museum in Harlem's mission and history, the Artist-in-Residence program provides each artist with studio space, a stipend and the opportunity to exhibit at the end of the eleven-month residency.
“Repetition” and “recirculation” are words typically associated with mid-twentieth century representational practices.
On February 20 and 21, 2014, Dave McKenzie performs his retrospective Darker than the Moon, Smaller than the Sun.
On Friday, June 22nd, Katrina De Wees, Education Assistant at The Studio Museum in Harlem, sat down with Benjamin Barson, Production Manager at Ginny’s Supper Club Red Rooster Harlem, to discuss his most recent project, in collaboration with Arturo O’Farrill’s Grammy Award Winning A