E. Jane On Legends And Divas

2019⁠–⁠20 Artist in Residence E. Jane discusses 90's R&B, Video Work, and Divas. 

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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, and to all the donors who have generously included the Studio Museum in their estate plans.

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Studio Check In With Amarie Gipson

In the first edition of Studio Check In,  Ilk Yasha, Studio Museum Institute Coordinator checks in with Amarie Gipson, Curatorial Assistant for the Permanent Collection at The Studio Museum in Harlem. 

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Perspectives on Teen Leadership from Hawa

Tell us a little bit about yourself!

I’m seventeen years old and I live in Crown Heights. I’m a senior in high school and can’t wait to graduate. I love music, and I love the arts.

What made you apply to the Teen Leadership Council?

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A Legacy of Leadership: Dr. Lowery Stokes Sims

Dr. Lowery Stokes Sims shares her personal perspectives and stories about her time at the helm of the Museum from 2000 to 2007.

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A Legacy of Leadership: Kinshasha Holman Conwill

Kinshasha Holman Conwill shares her personal perspectives and stories about her time at the helm of the Museum from 1980 to 1999.

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A Legacy of Leadership: Edward S. Spriggs

Edward S. Spriggs shares his personal perspectives and stories about his time at the helm of the Museum from 1969 to 1975.

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A Legacy of Leadership: Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell

Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell shares her personal perspectives and stories about her time at the helm of the Museum from 1977 to 1987. 

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New Folk

Throughout history, art has been an innate expression of human creativity and communication. Through the ruins and artifacts of civilizations across the globe—from the craftsmanship of tribal divination tools, to the intricate needlework of quilts made by enslaved Africans mapping escape routes—art has been a way to assert culture and record the human experience.

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The 2018 Artists in Residence

Tschabalala Self (b. 1990, Harlem) makes syncretic use of painting, printmaking, and assemblage to explore ideas surrounding Black female bodies.

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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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Celebrating the Process: an interview with Chloe Hayward

Chloe Hayward is Family Programs Coordinator and a Teaching Artist at The Studio Museum in Harlem. A licensed creative art therapist, Chloe’s background is in art and design education, sculpture, and ceramics.

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