Studio Museum in Harlem Offers ‘Last Look’ Before Making Way for New Building


AN ERA IN ART HISTORY is entrance to an finish in sequence to make approach for a future. The Studio Museum in Harlem is shutting for 3 years while a new building designed by designer David Adjaye is built during a stream West 125th Street location. The groundbreaking is set for this tumble and a museum’s new home is design to be denounced in 2021.

The final day to revisit a museum is Monday, Jan. 15, Martin Luther King Jr. Day. During construction of a new 82,000 block foot, $175 million building, a Studio Museum’s curatorial offices and artist-in-residence studios will be a few blocks divided on West 1257th Street. Exhibitions and activities will continue, hosted during partner sites and satellite locations in a halt period.

To symbol a transition and applaud a new chapter, a Studio Museum is charity visitors a final demeanour during a final muster deteriorate during Martin Luther King Jr. Weekend. From Jan. 12-15 is a final event to perspective exhibitions and attend in programs in a museum’s existent space. “Fictions,” a organisation muster featuring rising artists; “We Go as They: Artists in Residence 2016–17,” presenting works by Autumn Knight, Julia Phillips, and Andy Robert; and “Their Own Harlems,” imprinting a centennial of Jacob Lawrence, are now on view.

In addition, this weekend is full of events and special opportunities during a museum, including:

  • Poetry readings
  • Friday night Last Look mixer
  • Curator-led tours
  • Youth art creation workshops
  • Artists on Artists discussions and performances
  • Public Dialogue with Julie Mehretu and Mabel O. Wilson (at capacity)

SEE COMPLETE LIST of Last Look activities CT

TOP IMAGE: Installation perspective of “Fictions” during a Studio Museum in Harlem featuring works by Genevieve Gaignard. | Courtesy Studio Museum in Harlem

The Studio Museum in Harlem’s “F” array of organisation exhibitions and catalogs showcasing a works of up-and-coming artists was envisioned by Thelma Golden and inaugurated in 2001 with “Freestyle,” and in a ensuring years presented “Frequency,” “Flow,” and “Fore.” The stream muster deteriorate during a museum facilities “Fictions.”

Installation perspective of “Fictions” during a Studio Museum in Harlem featuring works by From left, Amy Sherald and Maya Stovall. | Courtesy Studio Museum in Harlem

Installation perspective of “Fictions” during a Studio Museum in Harlem featuring works by, from left, Nikita Gale and Deborah Roberts. | Courtesy Studio Museum in Harlem

Installation perspective of “Fictions” during a Studio Museum in Harlem with sculpture by Michael Demps in foreground. | Courtesy Studio Museum in Harlem

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