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Studio Magazine

Studio magazine is a leading art publication with a focus on contemporary artists of African descent. In its second decade, Studio continues to celebrate artists and inform audiences through thought-provoking essays, insightful conversations,
and more.

Museums & Mental Health: Healing in Creative Community

When people think about mental health and wellness, museums might not be the first thought that comes to mind. Even as I was studying to become an art therapist, I never considered museums as a site for therapeutic practice.

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Expanding The Walls View All

April, Showers of Excitement and Success

This April, Expanding the Walls participants had our first meeting with curators from the Studio Museum.

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Harlem Tour

Participants from Expanding the Walls recently took a tour around Harlem with architectural historian John Reddick.

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Expanding the Walls & Devin Allen

Allen is most noted for his work documenting the uprising in his community after the death of Freddie Gray, which led to a Time magazine cover photo in 2015 when he was just twenty-si

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Juneteenth View All

Make Art with Us!

The Studio Museum in Harlem invites you to celebrate Black lives and culture on this special holiday through creativity, inspired by an artwork from our permanent collection!

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Read, Learn, and Celebrate Juneteenth

This year marks the first time Juneteenth will be celebrated in the United States as a federal holiday. These texts, for both adults and children, provide information on the legacy and history of this annual celebration.

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Juneteenth 2021

As The Studio Museum in Harlem celebrates Juneteenth this Saturday, we invite our audiences to consider resources that can provide further information around the legacy of this holiday, the many ways it is celebrated, and how it continues to be a cornerstone of Black culture and celebration in the United States. 

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Studio Visits View All

Looking Under Language: Memory, Creole, Poem, and Myth with Ivan Forde

In February 2020, Jennifer Harley, School & Community Partnerships Coordinator, visited artist and 2008, Expanding the Walls alumni Ivan Forde in his East Harlem studio.

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Studio Visit: Tschabalala Self

For Tschabalala Self, The Studio Museum in Harlem’s Artist-in-Residence program is a homecoming.

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Studio Visit: Sable Elyse Smith

Artist in Residence Sable Elyse Smith reflects on her conceptual practice and the continuous themes she wrestles with in her current and upcoming shows.

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Interviews View All

The Legacy Society

We are incredibly grateful for the leadership of our beloved current Trustee, Nancy Lane, and former Trustee and longtime supporter, Joyce Haupt, who have agreed to co-chair the Legacy Society,

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Profiles in Genius

For our 2017 issue of Studio, Communications Director Elizabeth Gwinn interviewed artists Dawoud Bey and Njideka Akunyili Crosby. Both artists are 2017 recipients of the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship, or “genius grant,” awarded annually to talented individuals who have shown extraordinary originality and dedication in their creative or intellectual pursuits. 

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inConversation inHarlem

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.

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