Studio Museum Harlem: 50th Anniversary


The Studio Museum in Harlem

50th Anniversary

For five decades, The Studio Museum in Harlem has been a champion for artists of African descent and the work they create. Founded in Harlem in 1968 by a diverse group of artists, community activists, and philanthropists, the Studio Museum was envisioned to be a site for radical experimentation and serve as a new kind of art museum that would not only provide much-needed exhibition opportunities for black artists, but also would support artistic development through an artist residency program and engage its neighborhood through education and public programs for all ages.

Directed by Jonathan Sanden