Stephen Burks: Man Made (installation view), 2011. Photo: Adam Reich
Visit the museum for a rare and exciting opportunity to meet designer Stephen Burks and enjoy an interactive demonstration of Burks' artistic process.
Gallery Tour: Collected. Vignettes
Collected. Vignettes (installation view), 2011. Photo: Adam Reich
Head to the Museum's Mezzanine Gallery for a fun and informative tour of Collected. Vignettes, a selection of works from the Museum's permanent collection that exhibit an impressionistic quality through formal and conceptual means. Adults, families and kids of all ages are welcome.
2:00 - 4:00 PM
Hands On: Woven Checkerboards
Can ordinary objects be considered art? Is there a difference between art and design? Inspired by Stephen Burks: Man Made, join Museum Educator Therese Christophe as she walks us through the art of weaving a fully functional checkerboard with of paper.
Books & Authors: Dr. Jeffrey B. Perry
Hubert Harrison: The Voice of Harlem Radicalism, 1883-1918
Join author and historian Dr. Jeffrey B. Perry, as he discusses his book Hubert Harrison: The Voice of Harlem Radicalism, 1883-1918. The discussion will be immediately followed by a book signing in the Museum Store.
Saturday & Sunday, April 16-17, 2011
1:00 - 6:00 PM
Museum Store Trunk Show featuring Allie Artis | Angelic Artistry
Please join us as we welcome Allie Artis, CEO and Founder of Angelic Artistry, for the spring launch of her all-natural skin and hair care line. Shoppers will find a varierty of products ranging from organic soaps and sugar scrubs to shampoos and Dead Sea salts. Guests will also have the opportunity to meet Allie and take part in aromatherapy lectures.
Visit soulangelbeauty.com for more information about Allie Artis and Angelic Artistry.
Thursday, April 28, 2011
7:00 - 8:30 PM
The Artist's Voice: Stephen Burks in conversation with Naomi Beckwith
Portrait of Stephen Burks, Photo: Kevin Kunstadt and Andrew Kenney; Naomi Beckwith, Photo: Paul Mpagi Sepuya
Join us for an intimate conversation between designer Stephen Burks and curator Naomi Beckwith as they discuss the creative impetus behind Burk's work in the exhibition Man Made, on view at the Studio Museum through June 26, 2011.
The Artist's Voice is free, and open to the public. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please make sure to arrive early as an RSVP does not guarantee a confirmed seat.
The Artist's Voice is made possible, in part, by MetLife Foundation and an endowment established by the Ron Carter Family in memory of The Studio Museum in Harlem Trustee, Janet Carter.
Intersections: Conversations on Art and Culture A Discussion with Misty Copeland and Raven Wilkinson moderated by Brenda Dixon Gottschild
Join us for a special discussion about art and dance with Misty Copeland, the first African-American female soloist for the American Ballet Theatre, and Raven Wilkinson, the first African-American ballerina to become a member of a major ballet company. Brenda Dixon Gottschild, writer, former dancer, and Professor Emerita at Temple University, will moderate the discussion. Guests are encouraged to arrive early and visit the galleries before the discussion. Professor Dixon Gottschild will sign copies of her books from 8:30 till closing.
Admission is FREE. Seating is first come, first served. Please make sure to arrive early as your RSVP does not guarantee you a confirmed seat.