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Fw: Special Offers for Frieze New York and Mother's Day Gift Ideas Inside!

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The Studio Museum in Harlem | E-Newsletter | May 8, 2013

Mother's Day at the Museum Store

Sunday, May 12 is Mother's Day. Still looking for the perfect gift for Mom? Stop by the Museum Store to check out these gift ideas! 

Black Cameo jewelry by Coreen Simpson from $40- $80. Quantities are limited. 

Recycled glass tiered "Rain Shower" necklaces made in Ghana $60.00, available in white, amber (pictured), blue, teal, and mixed colors.
Harlem Toile plates & glasses by Sheila Bridges; come in sets of 6 for $62.50 (glasses) & $82.50 (plates).

Marcus Samuelsson cookbook New American Table $40.00

Hand carved Mozambique sandalwood statues $65.00

Nigerian fabric cards (blank) $5.00

A variety of tote bags with images by Mickalene Thomas, Romare Bearden, Shinique Smith and more! Prices vary based on design.

Frieze New York
Randall's Island Park
May 10–13, 2013

Exclusive 25% discount ticket offer

Visit Frieze New York this weekend and take part in the city's latest contemporary art event. Bringing an international focus to New York's dynamic contemporary art scene, Frieze New York is the 'must-see' event in May. Presenting the most forward-thinking galleries from around the globe, the fair showcases new and established artists.

In addition to being able to see and buy art by over 1,000 of the world's leading artists, visitors can experience Frieze Projects, the fair's program of artists' commissions, and Frieze Talks, a prestigious program of debates, panel discussions and keynote lectures.

Click here and enter promotional code studiomuseum13 when prompted to benefit from this exclusive 25% discount offer . Limited offer, subject to availability. Booking fee applies.

David Hartt: Stray Light was organized by the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, where it was curated by Michael Darling, James W. Alsdorf Chief Curator. Support for this exhibition is generously provided by the Chauncey and Marion Deering McCormick Family Foundation. The presentation at The Studio Museum in Harlem was organized by Thomas J. Lax, Assistant Curator.
Gordon Parks: A Harlem Family 1967 is supported by The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation.
Senior Programs are made possible thanks to public funds from Council Member Inez E. Dickens, 9th Council District, Speaker Christine Quinn and the New York City Council; and Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer. 
Family Programs generously supported by Target.
Lil' Studio is made possible thanks to public funds from Council Member Inez E. Dickens, 9th Council District, Speaker Christine Quinn and the New York City Council.

Images: (right, from top to bottom): David Hartt, Archive, 2011. Courtesy the artist and Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago // Gordon Parks, Untitled (Harlem, New York), 1967. Copyright and courtesy The Gordon Parks Foundation // Alma Thomas, Space, 1966. The Studio Museum in Harlem; Museum purchase and a gift from E. Thomas Williams and Audlyn Higgins Williams  97.9.19 // Ayé A. Aton, Untitled, 1963–1976 / 2013. Courtesy the artist // Mural by Adam Pendleton. Photo: James Ewing. Courtesy Art Production Fund

Special Offers for Frieze Attendees

Going to Frieze New York?

In partnership with Frieze, the Studio Museum is pleased to offer complementary Museum admission to Frieze attendees Thursday through Sunday during Museum hours—just present your Frieze ticket stub or VIP card!

In addition, if you are a Frieze VIP, you can join us for a private view of David Hartt: Stray Light and other Museum exhibitions Sunday, May 12, 7–9pm! The private view will be introduced by Naima J. Keith, Assistant Curator, The Studio Museum in Harlem. 

Transport to the Studio Museum departs from Frieze New York at 6:45pm and will be provided on a first come, first served basis. Please visit the VIP desk at the fair for further details. 

Space is limited—RSVP required.
Target Free Sunday: May 12, 2013

Check out these family-friendly activities this Sunday at the Studio Museum. Sundays at the Studio Museum are always free, thanks to Target.

1pm: Gallery Tour: Gordon Parks: A Harlem Family 1967
Enjoy an interactive and informative tour of Gordon Parks: A Harlem Family 1967 with a knowledgeable museum educator! Gordon Parks: A Harlem Family 1967 honors the legacy and the work of late iconic artist and photojournalist Gordon Parks, who would have turned 100 on November 30, 2012. The tour will have something for everyone: adults, families and kids of all ages are welcome!

2pm: Hands On: Flowers for Mother's Day
What does family mean to you? Take a look at the photographs in Gordon Parks: Harlem Family 1967 then come to the workshop to make a creative arrangement of flowers and vase with a variety of art materials in honor of Mother's Day. Space is limited—Click here to RSVP.
Upcoming at the Studio Museum

Wednesday, May 15, 2013
: Lil' Studio: Finger Paint Mosaics
In this session of Lil' Studio, participants will explore Alma Thomas' painting Space, (1966) currently featured in the exhibition Brothers and Sisters. Little fingers will become paintbrushes as children explore color, line, and space with finger paint. RSVP required.

Saturday, May 18, 2013
AAMD Art Museum Day
The Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) is hosting its fourth annual Art Museum Day on Saturday, May 18. This year, the Studio Museum, along with a number of local, national and international museums, will offer free admission! We encourage museum visitors to use social media to share their Art Museum Day experiences with their social networks. For more information and a list of other institutions celebrating Art Museum Day, click here.

Target Free Sundays: May 19, 2013
1pm: Gallery Tour: Harlem Postcards
Enjoy an interactive and informative tour of Harlem Postcards: Tenth Anniversary and Harlem Postcards: Spring 2013. Harlem Postcards is an ongoing project that invites contemporary artists of diverse backgrounds to reflect on Harlem as a site of cultural activity, political vitality, visual stimuli, artistic contemplation and creative production.

2pm: Hands On: Buttons!
Join us to celebrate 10 years of Harlem Postcards! Inspired by Jumoke Sanwo's postcard, Buttons, make a button or two in this art workshop, and wear your artwork with pride! Create designs with markers or crayons, share your favorite slogan, or create a personalized gift for a loved one. RSVP required.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013
: Arts & Minds (Series B)

Arts & Minds brings adults with memory disorders and their caregivers together in new experiences of art. Join us for a lively discussion of the current exhibitions during a guided tour and art-making workshop. Through gallery discussions and hands-on art activities, Arts & Minds opens a window to creativity and well-being. Arts & Minds is free but reservations are required. Call 646-755-3726 to reserve your place. Participants may only sign up for Series A or Series B. Series B will be a repeat of Series A from the previous week.

Things We Love

Art Production Fund's After Hour 2: Murals on the Bowery project, with contributions from Derrick Adams, Adam Pendleton, Kerry James Marshall and more!

Akosua Adoma Owusu (featured in Fore and The Bearden Project) win for Best Short Film at the Africa Movie Academy Awards for Kwaku Ananse (2013)!

Harlem historian John Reddick's upcoming talk at the Apollo.

My Barbarian performing at Triple Canopy's fifth anniversary celebration

Special Offer for Symphony Space's Harlem Resonance Spring Festival
Through May 11, 2013

Studio Museum patrons can receive a discount on tickets to select Harlem Resonance programs* at other locations! Click here to see the calendar of events and to purchase tickets. Use promotional code STUDIO when prompted (case sensitive).

*Some exceptions apply for film screenings, Joe Temperley and Dance Theatre of Harlem events.

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