Thursday, December 29, 2011 Kwanzaa Celebration 1-3 PM | Kuumba (Creativity) Workshops Join us to celebrate Kwanzaa and participate in a series of fun and creative activities including scavenger hunts in the Museum galleries, button making, collage workshops and tons of giveaways.
4-6 PM | Ife Felix in conversation with Faith Ringgold
Faith Ringgold, Bearden We Love You, 2011. Courtesy ACA Galleries, New York
As we kick-off a series of community quilting workshops during Target Free Sundays, join quilt and fiber artist Ife Felix in conversation with Faith Ringgold as they explore the history and significance of quilting as a collaborative activity. In celebration of the Kwanzaa principal Kuumba, which means creativity, we invite you to participate in the creation of a community quilt.
In January, artist Ife Felix will lead a series of quilting workshops, during which you can contribute to the quilt.
Created in celebration of The Studio Museum in Harlem's Permanent Collection, these special edition glasses feature artwork by Odili Donald Odita. Both limited-edition designs are available for purchase exclusively in the Museum Store!
In celebration of Christmas and New Year's the museum will observe the following holiday hours:
Saturday, December 24 10-4pm
Sunday, December 25 CLOSED
Saturday, December 31 10-4pm
Sunday, January 1 CLOSED
Not a member? Join today!
Select museum memberships (Supporter, Associate, Donor) will be available as a six month trial at a reduced rate through December 31, 2011. Become a member or renew your current membership today - at the Museum, on the phone (212-864-4500 x244) or online (click links below). When purchasing on the phone mention code "BEARDEN" to receive the discount.
Thursday, January 26, 2011 | 7-9 PM Books & Authors: Dr. Kellie Jones in conversation with Hettie Jones
Named one of the top art books of 2011 by Publishers Weekly, Kellie Jones's EyeMinded: Living and Writing Contemporary Art features selections of her writings from the past twenty years. The book offers a wide-ranging and in-depth analysis at the work of many germinal artists including Jean-Michel Basquiat, Dawoud Bey, David Hammons, Norman Lewis, Al Loving, Howardena Pindell, Martin Puryear, Betye Saar, Lorna Simpson, among many others. Structured as a dialogue with her family of artists and cultural critics, EyeMinded is an intimate look at art by one of the most influential writers working today.