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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,
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I Don’t Do Pickle Juice

Studio Check-In was born out of a desire to tell the stories of the people who work behind the scenes at different arts and cultural institutions.

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Public Programs View All

ON [____]SCAPES: Let me know you made it there okay. Send a postcard? Wish You Were Here.

Daonne Huff is Director of Public Programs & Community Engagement.

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The Community Bears Witness

As a means of gathering feedback on the new sculptural presence, Thomas J Price: Witness, in the neighborhood, the Studio Museum’s Education staff interviewed several park-goers and participants in a writing workshop program.

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On Abstraction: Things You Can't Tell Just by Looking at Us

Within this text, you’ll find the makings of a new series called The Flow, where contributors are invited to create call and responses between artworks, art movements, or artists with another outlet or field they have an existing relationship with. This is an exercise in expanding entry points and access for appreciating and connecting to works of art and artists by seeing art from multiple vantage points and perspectives.  An audio recording is available at the bottom of this text; please follow along. 

A note: This piece has been heavily hyperlinked. If you see a bolded, a bolded italicized, or an underlined word within a section, please click it.

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Permanent Collection View All

Collecting a Legacy: New Acquisitions

Fifty years after its founding, the Studio Museum remains at the forefront of institutions for artists of African descent, providing a haven for artists to create and see their work in, and be insp

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Mary Schmidt Campbell on Romare Bearden's "Conjur Woman"

Re:Collection: Selected Works from The Studio Museum in Harlem features 51 artworks from our permanent collection accompanied by essays by notable scholars, artists and members of the Stud

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Excerpt: RE:COLLECTION: Selected Works from The Studio Museum in Harlem

Is it possible to locate the interior language of these longings? Are the locations of desire found in the waiting, the reunion or the exact moments before the embrace?

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Education View All

Art in Partnership

The Studio Museum in Harlem is excited to introduce the first in a series of pocketbooks that will explore connections between artworks by artists of African descent, largely from our permanent collection. We are thrilled to be collaborating with our School & Community Partners—this pocketbook edition was created with our ongoing Community Partner, the Ali Forney Drop-In Center in Harlem.

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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.

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Spotlight on Education

Over the last fifty years, The Studio Museum in Harlem has offered a number of school, youth, and family programs for people with specific needs by creating platforms for dynamic educational experi

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Studio Check In View All

Studio Check In with Danielle Mason

In this Studio Check In, Ilk Yasha speaks with Danielle Mason, a cultural preservationist, writer, and educator. Her work explores anthropology and art through the lens of folklore and African spiritual concepts. She participated in the 2022 Museum Education Practicum program at The Studio Museum in Harlem.  

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Studio Check In with Angelique Rosales Salgado

In this Studio Check In, Yume Murphy speaks with Angelique Rosales Salgado, a Mexican-born curator and writer based in Brooklyn. Currently, Angelique works as a curatorial assistant at The Kitchen and was previously a Joint Curatorial Fellow in Exhibitions between the Studio Museum and The Museum of Modern Art.  

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Studio Check In With Jamal Batts

In this edition of Studio Check In, Ilk Yasha speaks with Jamal Batts, a transdisciplinary scholar, curator, and writer who participated in the fall 2021 cohort of Museum Professionals Seminar.  

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