Collector Donates 400 Artworks To The Studio Museum In Harlem

The Studio Museum in Harlem will receive 400 artworks by a “multigenerational who’s who of artists of African descent,” in a gift made by the late art collector and civil rights activist Peggy Cooper Cafritz, museum officials announced. Continue Reading →

Sugar Hill Children’s Museum’s 1st Annual Benefit Honoring Harlem’s Shola Lynch And Others

The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling is excited to announce its first annual benefit, [press] PLAY – a festive evening for adults to explore exhibitions, storytelling prompts and interactive arts activities throughout its 17,000 sq ft state-of-the-art Museum designed by world renowned architect David Adjaye. Continue Reading →

The Studio Museum In Harlem Files Building Plans For New Facility

Patch reports that the Studio Museum in Harlem has filed permits with the city Department of Buildings to move forward with the construction of its new six-story facility on West 125th Street between Lenox and Seventh avenues, according to public records. Continue Reading →

Studio Museum Honors Sir David Adjaye

On Monday, October 30, 2017, The Studio Museum in Harlem welcomed close to 800 artists, cultural leaders, civic leaders, business leaders and philanthropists to its annual Gala, which this year honored Sir David Adjaye OBE, the lead designer of the Museum’s new home, which is scheduled to break ground in late Fall 2018. Continue Reading →

Sugar Hill Architect David Adjaye In Conversation With Spencer Bailey At The 92nd St. Y

g_101916_adjaye_baileyTanzanian-born architect David Adjaye, whose Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., opens this fall, discusses his new project and other recent work with Surface magazine editor-in-chief Spencer Bailey. Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Lonnie Bunch’s Journey To A National Museum Of African-American Culture

lonnie-bunch-spotlight-september-20161“Every day I wish I was as strong as my enslaved ancestors. When I look at what it’s going to take to build this museum, I take great comfort in coming out of that community,” says Lonnie Bunch III,. Continue Reading →

SMH’s Thelma Golden Wins Bard Curatorial Award

thelma golden1Thelma Golden, the director and chief curator of the Studio Museum in Harlem, has been selected the winner of the 2016 Audrey Irmas Award for Curatorial Excellence. Continue Reading →