Studio Museum in Harlem

Official Homepage: www.studiomuseum.org

Fee: Suggested $7

Sun. 12 PM–6 PM
No-Fee Hours: 12 PM–6 PM
Mon. Closed
Tue. Closed
Wed. Closed
Thu. 12 PM–9 PM
Fri. 12 PM–9 PM
Sat. 10 AM–6 PM
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144 W 125th St
Manhattan, New York 10027
(212) 864-4500

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Portrait of Sarah Maria Coward, c.1804, in the Studio Museum's permanent collection.
The Studio Museum in Harlem (website) is a Museum in New York.
Official description from Studio Museum in Harlem:

The Studio Museum in Harlem is the nexus for artists of African descent locally, nationally and internationally and for work that has been inspired and influenced by black culture. It is a site for the dynamic exchange of ideas about art and society.

Since opening in a rented loft at Fifth Avenue and 125th Street in 1968, The Studio Museum in Harlem has earned recognition for its catalytic role in promoting the works of artists of African descent.

Wikipedia excerpt:
The Studio Museum in Harlem is an American contemporary art museum in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City, New York. It was founded in 1968 as the first such museum in the U.S. devoted in the art of African-Americans, specializing in 19th and 20th century work as well work of artists of African descent. It is located on 125th Street, between Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Blvd. and Lenox Avenue. The scope of the Studio Museum includes exhibitions, Artists-in-Residence program, education and public programming, a permanent collection, and archival and research facilities. Since opening in a rented loft at Fifth Avenue and 125th Street in 1968, the Studio Museum has earned recognition for its catalytic role in promoting the works of artists of African descent. The Museum's Artists-in-Residence program has supported over ninety graduates who have gone on to highly regarded careers. A wide variety of education and public programs have brought the African-American experience alive for the public by means of lectures, dialogues, panel discussions and performances, as well as interpretive programs, both on- and off-site, for students and teachers. The exhibitions program has also expanded the scope of art historical literature through the production of scholarly catalogues, brochures and pamphlets.

Promotional images for exhibits from Studio Museum in Harlem official site

Current Exhibitions

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Mar 31, 2011 – Jun 26, 2011
Benjamin Patterson (b. 1934) , a founding member of Fluxus—a loose and international collective of artists who infused avant-garde practices of the day with humor and anarchic energy—helped revolutionize the artistic landscape at the advent of the 1960s and usher in an era of new and experimental music.
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