Studio Museum of Harlem
Sunday, May 4, 3-6pm
Catch the progress of 2002-2003 Artists-In-Residence: Louis
Cameron, Deborah Grant and Mickalene Thomas and
visit their studios. Conceived at the formation of the Museum
over 30 years ago, the AIR Program remains central to SMHís identity.
Books & Authors
Be sure to arrive early for this already legendary program
featuring black cultureís most compelling authors. Offered every
season, Books & Authors is designed to introduce works
by literary masters, established living authors, as well as emerging
Meet Susan Fales-Hill
author of Always Wear Joy
Thursday, May 8, 7pm
Books & Authors is FREE.
Uptown Fridays! Music,
Cocktails & Culture
Fridays: May 9, June 13, July 18, August 1 & 8, September
The weather is getting warmer and the Museumís sculpture court
is open for the highly anticipated Uptown Fridays! program.
Dance to the sounds of New York Cityís most innovative DJs, connect
with others during guided exhibition tours, shop in the Museumís
newly stocked store, or have a cocktail and conversation with
your friends. Donít miss these fun and festive evenings in Harlem.
Paying homage to Harlemís rich artistic legacy, Sunday
Salon is dedicated to highlighting local musicians, writers,
poets, singers, and performance artists. Inspired by the vast
talent existing in Harlem, this program celebrates the spirit
of Harlemís historical parlor scene.
Maya Orr, vocalist
Sunday, May 11, 3pm
The Artistís Voice
Expanding the scope of conversation on art and culture, SMH
is unique among museums through its innovative integration of
artistsí voices into the institutional fabric. The Artistís
Voice is a series of public programs, offered in conjunction
with every exhibition season, featuring artists discussing their
Frederick J. Brown
Tuesday, May 13, 7pm
This season the Studio Museum presents one of Americaís most prominent
and prolific portrait painters, Frederick J. Brown, in conversation
with Lowery Stokes Sims, SMH executive director and curator
of Frederick J. Brown: Portraits in Jazz, Blues, and Other
Icons currently on view at SMH.
Thursday, May 15, 7pm
Join Lowery Stokes Sims as she interviews Donna Mussenden
VanDerZee about the life, work and legacy of celebrated Harlem
photographer James VanDerZee. This talk has been organized around
the release of a new monograph, James VanDerZee, published
by Phiadon Press.
Intersections: Art &
Tuesday, May 20, 7pm
In conjunction with the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company
season at Aaron Davis Hall, SMH hosts a conversation between two
of todayís most compelling voices in art and culture ó Bill
T. Jones, celebrated dancer and award-winning choreographer,
and noted curator Thelma Golden, SMH deputy director for
exhibitions and programs. For more details call 212.650.7100 or
Aaron Davis Hall Dance performance schedule: Friday & Saturday,
May 30 & 31, 8pm; Sunday, June 1, 3pm
Programs for Youth
ARTLooks: A Day in the Life of an Artist/Portfolio Review
Saturday, May 3, 10am Ė1pm
For high school students who are interested in art.#
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