Ancient to the Future

The Studio Museum in Harlem came into being as a space to support artists of the African diaspora, who, throughout history, had been largely shut out of exhibition and commercial opportunities.

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New Acquisitions: AfriCOBRA

1968 was a year of turmoil and change: Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert Kennedy were assassinated; riots and protests dominated the Democratic National Convention in Chicago; and the Vietnam War continued to rage; claiming the lives of thousands of innocent civilians and soldiers alike.

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A Legacy of Leadership: Dr. Lowery Stokes Sims

The Studio Museum in Harlem’s fifty year history has been made possible by innumerable staff, board members, supporters, artists, neighbors, and collaborators.

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A Legacy of Leadership: Edward S. Spriggs

The Studio Museum in Harlem’s fifty year history has been made possible by innumerable staff, board members, supporters, artists, neighbors, and collaborators.

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Letter from the Director: 50th Anniversary Issue

By all accounts it was a lively celebration attended by founders and friends, artists and neighbors. They came together to celebrate this new space in Harlem devoted to showing and nurturing Black artists. A radical undertaking had become a reality.

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Gala 2018

The 50th Anniversary Gala raised a record $3.9 million, thanks to the generosity and support of the Museum’s incredible patrons, artists and friends.

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Welcome Expanding the Walls 2018!

Fifteen participants from around New York City have been selected to participate in the Studio Museum's after-school teen photography program.

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