Studio Museum Expanding its Walls ~ inHarlem



Derrick Adams
Patrick’s Signature Look (detail), 2017
Courtesy the artists and Tilton Gallery, New York
Photo: Adam Reich

While Studio Museum in Harlem gets a whole new look, the Museum continues beyond its walls with the second year of inHarlem, including a host of Events and Exhibitions.

Derrick Adams
Queen of Everything, 2017
Courtesy the artist and Tilton Gallery, New York

inHarlem 2016-17 commissioned four artists to create work for four historic Harlem Parks.

Now in its second year, inHarlem 2017-18 has expanded its programming to include pre-schoolers in Lil’ Studio events for parents, caregivers and organization – Free, with registration beginning on February 1, and continuing through March.

inHarlem’s Studio Salon is a Museum initiative “encompassing a growing range of dynamic exhibitions and programs. First up ~ February 3, Dark Space with Mario Gooden. On February 24th, Studio Salon will present, Shapeshifters: Black Girls and the Choreography of Citizenship. And on March 11, The Wall of Respect with Romi Crawford.

inHarlem’s Studio Screen will take place at Maysles Cinema beginning on February 18 with Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One.


Derrick Adams
Head #4 (detail), 2011
Mixed media collage on paper, 36 x 35 3/4 in.
The Studio Museum in Harlem; Museum purchase with funds provided by the Acquisition Committee 2012.21.1

Now on view, Derrick Adams: Patrick Kelly, The Journey  ~ an exhibition based on “artist Derrick Adam’s extensive research into the archive of the influential African-American fashion designer Patrick Kelly (1954-1990).”  Derrick Adams: Patrick Kelly, The Journey will be on view to February 23, 2018 at Countee Cullen Library, 104 West 136th Street.

Commemorating the closing of this exhibit, artist Derrick Adams will be joined by Kerby Jean-Raymond, fashion designer and founder of luxury fashion brand Pyer Moss, in conversation, on February 15 from 6-8pm, Free with registration.

The Journey Continues ~ How Derrick Adam’s collages pick up where Patrick Kelly left off….

Derrick Adams
Sunday’s Best, 2017
Courtesy the artist and Tilton Gallery, New York

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