Natasha L. Logan Appointed Chief Program Officer At The Studio Museum In Harlem

May 8, 2024

The Studio Museum in Harlem is delighted to announce the appointment of Natasha L. Logan as its new Chief Program Officer, effective May 8, 2024.

In her new role, Logan will collaborate closely with Director and Chief Curator Thelma Golden, senior leadership, and colleagues across the institution to drive strategic direction for exhibitions and programs that align with the museum’s mission and funding objectives.

Arriving at a pivotal juncture in the museum’s fifty-six-year history, Logan steps into her role as the institution’s new home takes shape on New York’s West 125th Street—a purpose-built space that promises expanded exhibition, education, and public programming opportunities. With the museum poised for enhanced mission-focused initiatives, Logan will craft and implement cohesive strategies uniting the museum’s Curatorial, Learning and Engagement, and Collection and Exhibitions Management departments. She will serve as a vital liaison between the museum and the artists and communities it serves.

“Building on the museum’s legacy as a global hub for artists of African descent …”

Furthermore, Logan will oversee the management of the museum’s permanent collection, playing a key role in acquisitions, loans, and conservation efforts. Building on the museum’s legacy as a global hub for artists of African descent, Logan will foster new relationships with peer institutions, curators, and arts professionals worldwide.

Thelma Golden, Director and Chief Curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem, expressed her enthusiasm for Logan’s appointment, stating, “I am thrilled to welcome Natasha to The Studio Museum in Harlem. Natasha is a proven leader with a collaborative spirit and innovative vision. Her extensive experience and commitment to amplifying artists’ voices will significantly advance our dynamic programming.”

Reflecting on her new role, Natasha L. Logan shared, “I am delighted to join the team at The Studio Museum in Harlem during this pivotal moment. I look forward to collaborating on programs and exhibitions that resonate deeply with the museum’s mission, which holds personal and professional significance for me.”

Prior to joining The Studio Museum, Logan served as Deputy Director at Creative Time, where she played a pivotal role in producing major commissions and forging new partnerships. Her tenure at Creative Time included overseeing numerous large-scale public art projects and initiatives aimed at transforming the cultural landscape.

Logan’s background also includes managing projects for acclaimed artists in film, art, and interactive technology, and she held leadership roles at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, where she supported emerging artists.

“… promoting the work of artists of African descent on a global scale.”

The Studio Museum in Harlem, founded in 1968, has been a trailblazer in promoting the work of artists of African descent on a global scale. As the museum continues construction on its new home, it remains committed to engaging its audience through exhibitions, conversations, and workshops at partner locations throughout Harlem and beyond.

For more information about The Studio Museum in Harlem and its ongoing programs, please visit

Photo credit: Natasha L. Logan. Photo: Nicholas Parakas.

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