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The Studio Museum in Harlem Summer 2012 Exhibitions
On view June 14-October 21, 2012

Primary Sources: 2011-12 Artists in Residence
Caribbean: Crossroads of the World
Illuminations: Expanding the Walls 2012
Harlem Postcards Summer 2012

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The Studio Museum is thrilled to announce its Summer 2012 Exhibitions, opening to the public Thursday, June 14, 2012. These include works from our renowned Artists-in-Residence program in Primary Sources: 2011-12 Artists in Residence; an unprecedented collaboration with El Museo del Barrio and Queens Museum of Art in Caribbean: Crossroads of the World; and recent work from this year's Expanding the Walls participants in Illuminations: Expanding the Walls 2012. We are also excited to feature this season's new installment of Harlem Postcards.

Meleko Mokgosi, Pax Kaffraria: Terra Nullius (detail), 2009-2012. Courtesy the artist. Photo: Marc Bernier; Njideka Akunyili, Witchdoctor Revisited (detail), 2011. Courtesy the artist. Photo: Marc Bernier; Xaviera Simmons, Index Three Composition Three, 2012. Courtesy the artist

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Note: Galleries will be closed for installation through Wednesday, June 13, 2012

The Studio Museum’s galleries are closed for installation of our summer 2012 exhibitions and projects and will reopen on Thursday, June 14, 2012.

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Thursday, June 14, 2012
The Artist's Voice featuring Ebony Patterson | 7:00 PM
Adult Programs

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Please join us for a groundbreaking conversation with Ebony Patterson. Featured in Caribbean: Crossroads of the World, Ebony Patterson's work explores an area of popular culture, specifcally examining the identity of a powerful demographic in the island context, young black men. Ebony Patterson's artwork is very much a reflection on the ways in which young black men shape their identities within the Jamaican dancehall culture.

This program is free with museum admission. RSVPs are required. Seating is limited. Studio Museum members receive priority seating, subject to availability. Click here to RSVP.

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Bullseye.jpegTarget Free Sunday, June 17, 2012

Juneteenth Celebration
| 1:00 PM
Kids & Family Programs

Juneteenth Celebration, 2002

Juneteenth 2012 will be a free family event with music, art, a tour of the galleries, face painting and free prizes. Activites will take place in the Museum's outdoor space, weather permitting. Click here to RSVP.

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Friday, June 22, 2012
Uptown Fridays | 7:00 PM
Adult Programs

Photo: Scott Rudd

It’s a party and you are invited! Spend your hot summer nights at the Studio Museum in Harlem during Uptown Fridays. It’s more than a DJ and dancing! It’s an opportunity to connect with artists, curators, collectors and critics at the center of black art and culture. Admission includes a guided gallery tour of one of our current exhibitions, cocktails and dancing in the courtyard. Click here for more information.

Tickets to Uptown Fridays:

Studio Museum Members: $15.00
Non-Members: $20.00 

For more information and to RSVP, email

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The Studio Museum in Harlem is a Blue Star Museum!

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The Studio Museum in Harlem is proud to participate in the launch of Blue Star Museums, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 1,500 museums across America to offer free admission to all active duty military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2012. Leadership support has been provided by MetLife Foundation through Blue Star Families. Click here to view full press release.

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