Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Fw: BeFORE it's too late...

Final weeks of Fore & Spring 2013 Exhibitions + Projects
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Studio Museum | E-Newsletter | February 27, 2013

Final weeks of Fore!

If you have not seen our Fall/Winter 2012–13 exhibition yet, now is the time! Fore is on view through March 10.

The Artist's Voice: West Coast Vernacular
Thursday, March 7, 2013, 7pm

Franklin Sirmans, Head Curator of Contemporary Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art moderates a conversation with Fore artists Sadie Barnette, Noah Davis and Brenna Youngblood. The conversation will focus on the artists' processes, participation in Fore and the influence west coast culture has had on their work.  

Tickets are limited. Click here
to reserve seats.

Hands On: Books & Authors, Kids!
With Special Guest Jacqueline Woodson, author of Show Way!

Sunday, March 3, 2013, 2pm

Enjoy an interactive storytelling experience as Jacqueline Woodson reads from her picture book, Show Way, a story inspired by her own family history. Enjoy a hands-on art project after story time, and have your book signed by the author!

To RSVP, please visit


Fore is made possible thanks to Leadership Support from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Major support provided by Jacques and Natasha Gelman Trust and The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.  Additional support is provided by the Ed Bradley Family Foundation.

The Artist's Voice is made possible, in part, by MetLife Foundation and an endowment established by the Ron Carter Family in memory of Studio Museum in Harlem Trustee, Janet Carter.
Family Programs are funded, in part, by Council Member Inez E. Dickens, 9th Council District, Speaker Christine Quinn and the New York City Council.


(left, from top to bottom) Fore (installation view). Photo: Adam Reich /
Franklin Sirmans. Courtesy the Menil Collection. Photo: George Hixson; Brenna Youngblood, Buffalo Burger, 2012. Courtesy the artist and Honor Fraser, Los Angeles/ Jacqueline Woodson, author of Show Way. Courtesy the author.

(right, from top to bottom):
Abigail DeVille, Haarlem Tower of Babel, 2013. Courtesy the artist. Photo: Adam Reich/ Fred Wilson, Local Color (installation view), 1993. Courtesy the artist. The Studio Museum in Harlem; Gift of the Artist,  09.5.1/ Sadie Barnette, Untitled (Boombox), 2012. Courtesy the artist


Upcoming at the Studio Museum

Target Free Sundays: March 3, 2013

1pm: Gallery Tour: Fore
Enjoy an interactive and informative tour of Fore with a knowledgeable museum educator. The tour will have something for everyone: adults, families and kids of all ages are welcome!

Target Free Sundays: March 10, 2013

Gallery Tour: Fore
Explore Fore on its closing day!

2pm: Hands On: Line, Texture and Collage
Join this workshop to construct monochromatic textured collages inspired by Fore artist Yashua Klos. Create your work of art using a variety of paper, shapes, pencil and markers.

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

11am: Lil' Studio: Torn Paper Assemblage
Parents with little ones ages 2.5 to 4 are invited to the Studio Museum to enjoy art-making and other activities that encourage creative time and bonding. Lil' Studio is free, refreshments will be provided. Pre-registration is required.


Things We Love This Week

Assistant Curator Lauren Haynes interviewed by NBC New York on Gordon Parks: A Harlem Family 1967

Huffington Post Arts's "30 Black Artists Under 40 You Should Know"

Ralph Lemon's new book, Come home Charley Patton

The upcoming Black Collectivities Conference at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago and the Block Museum, Northwestern University

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