2pm: Hands On: Create a Time Capsule Take a look at The Joyful Mysteries, an installation of seven bronze time capsules created in 1984 by Houston Conwill (b. 1947) that contain confidential testaments by seven distinguished black Americans. Then, join us in the workshop to decorate your own time capsule that you can fill with things that are important to you. RSVP here.
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, with additional support from the New York Council on the Humanities.
Images: Left: Gordon Parks, Untitled (Harlem, New York, 1967), 1967. Copyright and Courtesy The Gordon Parks Foundation / Gordon Parks: A Harlem Family 1967 (installation view). Photo: Adam Reich
Right: William Pope.L,Green People are Hope Without Reason, 2004. Museum purchase made possible by a gift from Barbara Karp Shuster, New York 05.4.1 / Ugo Rondinone, Wish You Were Here, 2013. Courtesy the artist / Ibrahim El-Salahi, Reborn Sounds of Childhood Dreams, 1961–5. Copyright Ibrahim El-Salahi and Courtesy Tate / Alex Da Corte, Crossover Cameo, 2013. From Harlem Postcards Spring 2013. Courtesy the artist.
Summer 2013 exhibitions and projects Opening July 18, 2013
This year, The Studio Museum in Harlem is a Blue Star Museum, offering complimentary admission to active duty military personnel (including National Guard and Reserve) and up to five family members now through Labor Day, September 2, 2013.
Blue Star Museums is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America.
To find out which other institutions are participating in this initiative, click here.
Upcoming at the Studio Museum
Wednesday, July 10, 2013
11am: Lil'Studio! Postcard Mobiles How do you capture a community on a card? The Harlem Postcards project, now in its 10th year, commissions artists to photograph Harlem, and turns their unique depictions of the neighborhood into free, limited-edition postcards. Participants will choose from a wide selection of Harlem Postcards to create a sculptural mobile. RSVP here.