STUDIO MUSEUM HARLEM

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Friday, May 6, 2011
6:00 – 8:00 PM
Marc Brandenburg: Version Opening Reception
LOCATION: Goethe-Institut Wyoming Building, 5 East 3rd Street (between Bowery and 2nd Ave)
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Join us for the opening reception of Marc Brandenburg: Version. This exhibition is the final iteration of OFF/SITE, a collaboration between The Studio Museum in Harlem and the Goethe-Institut New York. The exhibition will be on view at the Goethe-Institut Wyoming Building from May 6 to June 4, 2011. The gallery is open Tuesdays through Saturdays, 1-6pm.
OFF/SITE is a collaboration between The Studio Museum in Harlem and the Goethe-Institut New York, comprising two site-specific artist projects and one public program series. Marc Brandenburg: Version is the second artist project to occur at the Goethe-Institut Wyoming Building in the East Village.
The opening reception is free and open to the public.


Studio Blog
NEW BLOG POST: Version’s Versions, this is not your average brochure
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Marc Brandenburg: Version Exhibition brochure Design: karlssonwilker
In collaboration with artist Marc Brandenburg and designers karlssonwilker, the Museum produced a really exciting brochure for the upcoming exhibition Marc Brandenburg: Versions…
Visit Studio Blog to continue reading this post and find out how you can win a set of all four brochures signed by the artist!


Friday and Saturday May 6-7, 2011
2:00 – 6:00 PM
Museum Store Trunk Show featuring the Black Cameo Collection by Coreen Simpson

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Head to the Museum Store this Friday and Saturday to shop the latest styles from the Black Cameo Collection, just in time for Mother’s Day!  Launched by designer Coreen Simpson in 1990, The Black Cameo Collection has been a stylish favorite of notable women like Oprah Winfrey, Ruby Dee and Phylicia Rashad.     

Read more about The Black Cameo Collection here.


Target Free Sunday, May 9, 2011
1:00 PM
Gallery Tour:
Stephen Burks: Man Made
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Stephen Burks: Man Made (installation view), 2011. Photo: Adam Reich
Head to the Museum’s Main Gallery for an informative, participatory tour of Stephen Burks: Man Made, a unique project that furthers industrial designer Stephen Burks’s ongoing exploration of the global economy of artisanal craft. The tour will have something for everyone: adults, families, and kids of all ages are welcome!

2:00 – 4:00 PM
Hands On
Woven Paper Placemats
Can ordinary objects be considered art? Is there a difference between art and design? Inspired by Stephen Burks: Man Made, join Museum Educator, Therese Christophe, as she walks us through the art of weaving to make a placemat out of felt and paper.


Thursday, May 12, 2011

7:00 PM

Intersections: Conversations on Art and Culture
A Discussion with Misty Copeland and Raven Wilkinson moderated by Brenda Dixon Gottschild

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Join us for a special discussion about art and dance with Misty Copeland, the first African-American female soloist for the American Ballet Theatre, and Raven Wilkinson, the first African-American ballerina to become a member of a major ballet company. Brenda Dixon Gottschild, writer, former dancer, and Professor Emerita at Temple University, will moderate the discussion. Guests are encouraged to arrive early and visit the galleries before the discussion. Professor Dixon Gottschild will sign copies of her books from 8:30 till closing.

Admission is FREE. Seating is first come, first served. Please make sure to arrive early as your RSVP does not guarantee you a confirmed seat.

Click here to RSVP for this event


Saturday, May 14, 2011

11:00 AM

Walking Tour
Harlem Architecture with John Reddick

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Cheng-Jui Chiang, Junction, 2007

Spring is the perfect time to experience Harlem! Join us for an intimate tour of this rich neighborhood with architectural preservationist and Harlem resident John Reddick. The tour will begin in the Museum’s galleries and continue on to the sidewalks of Harlem, where Reddick will focus on the notable landmarks that make up Harlem’s historical landscape.
Price:
$20 (general public) $15 (members, seniors, students)
Pre-registration is required and early registration is encouraged. To register please call 212.864.4500 x264 or click here to RSVP on the event page.


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