Thursday, May 12, 2011

Fw: Thursday, May 12: Misty Copeland in conversation with Raven Wilkinson


Thursday, May 12, 2011

7:00 PM

Intersections: Conversations on Art and Culture
A Discussion with Misty Copeland and Raven Wilkinson moderated by Brenda Dixon Gottschild


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Join us for a special discussion about art and dance with Misty Copeland, the first African-American female soloist for the American Ballet Theatre in over two decades, 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. Prof. 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.

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Saturday, May 14, 2011


11:00 AM

Walking Tour
Harlem Architecture with John Reddick



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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 the notable landmarks that make up Harlem's historical landscape.

$20 (general public) $15 (members, seniors, students)

Pre-registration is required and early registration is encouraged. To register please call 212.864.4500 x264 or click here to RSVP on the event page.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lil' Studio!
Color, Patterns and Baskets

Teaching artist Elan Ferguson will lead a fun-filled art making activity inspired by designs created by Stephen Burks, on view in the main gallery. Work with a 2-D basket shape and get creative with shapes, colors and patterns!

Parents with little ones ages 2.5 to 4 are invited to the Studio Museum to enjoy story time, art-making and other activities that encourage creative time and bonding.

Lil' Studio is FREE, RSVP required. Click here to RSVP on the event page.

Saturday & Sunday, May 14-15, 2011

12:00 - 6:00 PM

Museum Store Trunk Show featuring Ambiguous Jewelry Designs

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Shop the latest hand-crafted earrings, necklaces, bracelets and other jewelry designs by Ambiguous Jewelry!

Target Free Sunday, May 15, 2011

1:00 PM
Gallery Tour
Collected. Vignettes

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


Developed at the Walt Disney Studios in the 1930s, storyboards are graphic organizers, often a series of images displayed in sequence for the purpose of organizing a movie or film. Inspired by VideoStudio, the Museum's ongoing series of video and film installations, this workshop introduces participants to the art and process of creating a storyboard.

Wednesday, May 18th, 2011

12:00 - 6:00 PM

Art Museum Day 2011

The Studio Museum is pleased to announce that we are participating in the 2011 Association of Art Museum Directors' (AAMD) Art Museum Day! On Wednesday, May 18th, the museum will be open and admission will be free. At 1:00pm, visitors will be treated to a tour of highlights from all of our spring exhibitions including Stephen Burks: Man Made, Benjamin Patterson: Born in the State of FlUX/us: Scores and Collected. Vignettes. Adults, families, and kids of all ages are welcome!

Studio Blog

NEW BLOG POST: Do Get Caught Up! Gerald Leavell gives us an update on ETW '11

ETW '11 Fader
ETW '11 artists get a tour of the Fader Magazine offices

Thus far, ETW '11 has done some pretty cool things. Here's a "cook's tour" starting with the most recent:

Visited The Fader Magazine. Wow! How inspiring! John Francis-Peters (Photo Editor) gave us a tour of Fader's offices, introduced us to Justin Thomas Kay (Creative Director), and Mobolaji Dawodu (Style Editor at Large). Thanks for being so open. We dig Fader!

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