The Studio Museum Goes Outside The Museum inHarlem

studio-museum in harlemThelma Golden, Director and Chief Curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem, today announced the launch of inHarlem, a set of new initiatives designed to explore dynamic ways to work in the community and take the institution beyond its walls.The inHarlem initiatives will encompass a wide range of artistic and programmatic ventures, from site-specific artists’ projects to collaborative presentations with civic and cultural partners in the Harlem neighborhood.

The first artists’ projects will be specially commissioned sculptural works by artists Kevin Beasley, Simone Leigh, Kori Newkirk and Rudy Shepherd, to be realized in Morningside Park, Marcus Garvey Park, St. Nicholas Park and Jackie Robinson Park, respectively. The installations in these four iconic and historic Harlem parks will be on view from August 25, 2016, to July 25, 2017, and are organized by Amanda Hunt, Assistant Curator at The Studio Museum in Harlem, in partnership with the NYC Parks along with the Marcus Garvey Park Alliance.

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