Books & Authors: Letters from Black America Pamela Newkirk, Ruby Dee and Anthony Chisholm
The latest installment of Books & Authors brings editor Pamela Newkirk's Letters from Black America: Intimate Portrait of the African American Experience to life. The evening features a dramatic reading by Tony Award Nominee and "Oz" star Anthony Chisholm and legendary actress and Academy Award nominee Ruby Dee.
Artists-in-Residence Open Studios Simone Leigh, Kamau Amu Patton, Paul Mpagi Sepuya
2010-11 Artists in residence (L-R) Kamau Amu Patton, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, Simone Leigh, 2010.
You are invited to visit the studios of 2010-11 Studio Museum artists in residence Simone Leigh, Kamau Amu Patton, and Paul Mpagi Sepuya as they prepare for their upcoming summer exhibition! This is a rare opportunity to meet the artists and get an advance look at their newest work. Conceived at the formation of the Museum nearly 40 years ago, the Artists-in-Residence Program remains central to the Museum's mission.
The Artists-in-Residence Open Studios event is free and open to all.
Gallery Tour Stephen Burks: Man Made
Collages created by Stephen Burks showing images of his work and some inspirations for Man Made.
Head to the Museum's Main Gallery for an informative, participatory tour of Stephen Burks: Man Made, a unique project that furthers industrial designer Stephen Burks's ongoing exploration of the global economy of artisanal craft. The tour will have something for everyone: adults, families, and kids of all ages are welcome!
2:00 - 4:00 PM
Woven Paper Lanterns
Inspired by Stephen Burks: Man Made, participants will make hand-woven paper lanterns, complete with handles!
Wednesday, April 13, 2011
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Lil' Studio! featuring Winter's Play Place
Art and movement come together in a fun workshop with Winter's Play Place, a play program for toddlers in Harlem. Workshop will include art making, movement and story time activities! Don't miss this opportunity to learn and enjoy through the "art of play!"
Family programs are FREE, refreshments will be provided. RSVP required.
Walking Tour Harlem Architecture with John Reddick
Cheng-Jui Chiang, Junction, 2007
Spring is the perfect time to experience Harlem. Join us for an intimate tour of this rich neighborhood with architectural preservationist and Harlem resident John Reddick. The tour will begin in the Museum's galleries and continue on to the sidewalks of Harlem, where Reddick will focus on sites featured in the Museum's recently published book, Harlem: A Century in Images.