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Summer 2013 Exhibitions and Projects

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  • Behind the scenes of Robert Pruitt: Women
    Photo: Kimberly Drew

  • Behind the scenes of Robert Pruitt: Women
    Photo: Kimberly Drew

  • Behind the scenes of Things in Themselves: 2012–13 Artists in Residence: Steffani Jemison, Jennifer Packer, Cullen Washington Jr.
    Photo: Kimberly Drew

  • Behind the scenes of Things in Themselves: 2012–13 Artists in Residence: Steffani Jemison, Jennifer Packer, Cullen Washington Jr.
    Photo: Kimberly Drew

  • Behind the scenes of No Filter: Expanding the Walls 2013
    Photo: Kimberly Drew

  • Behind the scenes of No Filter: Expanding the Walls 2013
    Photo: Kimberly Drew

  • Behind the scenes of Body Language
    Photo: Kimberly Drew

  • Behind the scenes of Body Language
    Photo: Kimberly Drew

The Museum is preparing for the opening of its Summer 2013 exhibitions, which will be on view July 18–October 27, 2013. Check out these installation views, then see the shows for yourself! 

 

Behind the Scenes

Spring 2013 Sneak Peek, Part 2

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  • David Hartt: Stray Light

  • David Hartt: Stray Light

  • Mendi + Keith Obadike: American Cypher

  • Fred Wilson: Local Color

  • Fred Wilson: Local Color

Another day of installation of our upcoming Spring 2013 exhibitions and projects is underway in the galleries for David Hartt: Stray Light, Fred Wilson: Local Color, Ayé A. Aton: Space Time Continuum and Mendi + Keith Obadike: American Cypher

Behind the Scenes

Spring 2013 Exhibitions and Projects

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  • Beauford Delaney and Julie Mehretu, Brothers and Sisters

  • Richard Mayhew and a recent Delaney acquisition, Brothers and Sisters

  • Kori Newkirk, Brothers and Sisters

     

  • Aerial view of the Main Gallery during Assembly Required installation

  • Dave McKenzie (foreground), Adia Millett and Hew Locke (background), Assembly Required

  • Clifford Owens (background) and Demetrius Oliver (foreground), Assembly Required

  • Ben Jones, Assembly Required

  • Malvin Gray Johnson, our collection highlight for Spring 2013

Installation of our upcoming Spring 2013 exhibitions and projects is underway in the galleries— Assembly Required in the Main Gallery and Brothers and Sisters in Mezzanine East. These exhibitions (and more) open next Thursday, March 28! 

 

Sneak Peek Fall/Winter 2012 [Photos]

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  • Installation of Jennifer Packer's work for Fore.
    Photo: Dominic Hackley

  • Installation of Sienna Shield's work for Fore.
    Photo: Dominic Hackley

  • Photo: Dominic Hackley

  • Installation of Narcissister's work for Fore. 
    Photo: Dominic Hackley

  • Photo: Dominic Hackley

  • Installation of Kianja Strobert's work for Fore.
    Photo: Dominic Hackley

Get a behind-the-scenes look at our Fall/Winter 2012–13 Exhibitions and Projects featuring Fore, Gordon Parks: A Harlem Family 1967, Harlem Postcards Fall 2012 and Harlem Postcards: Tenth Anniversary opening Sunday, Novemer 11!

Sneak Peek Summer 2012 Installation [Photos]

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  • Installation of Xaviera Simmons's work for Primary Sources: Artists in Residence 2011-12. Photo: Lauren Haynes

  • Installation of Primary Sources: Artists in Residence 2011-12. Photo: Lauren Haynes

  • Photo: Dominic Hackley

  • Photo: Dominic Hackley

  • Photo: Dominic Hackley

  • Photo: Dominic Hackley

  • Photo: Dominic Hackley

We are officially gearing up for our Summer 2012 Exhibitions and Projects featuring Caribbean: Crossroads of the World, Primary Sources: Artists in Residence 2011-12, Illuminations: Expanding the Walls 2012, and Harlem Postcards Summer 2012 opening Thursday, June 14!

 

Sneak Peek

Jennie C. Jones Installation [Photos]

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  • Securing support for Jones' installation: The "hole" on our second floor leading to the main gallery space below. Photo: Sophia Bruneau

  • Installing Jones' cable cord suspended from ceiling. Photo: Sophia Bruneau

  • Installing Jones' cable cord suspended from ceiling (detail). Photo: Sophia Bruneau

The installation for Spring 2012 shows continue! Enjoy more exclusive, behind-the-scenes photos documenting Friday's installation of Jennie C. Jones' site specific artwork, Objects.

Spring exhibitions and projects open Thursday, March 29. Click here for more info.

Sneak Peek

John Outterbridge Installation [Photos]

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  • Rags for John Outterbridge's The Rag Factory 
    Photo: Dominic Hackley

  • John Outterbridge installs The Rag Factory assisted by the Studio Museum exhibition manager and art handlers
    Photo: Dominic Hackley

  • John Outterbridge installs The Rag Factory assisted by the Studio Museum exhibition manager and art handlers
    Photo: Dominic Hackley

The Studio Museum gears up for Spring exhibitions and projects opening next Thursday, March 29. Enjoy these exclusive, behind-the-scenes photos documenting John Outterbridge, installing his site specific artwork, The Rag Factory.