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The Studio Museum in Harlem

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Museum that focuses on historical and contemporary works of African-American artists.
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144 W 125th St, New York City, NY 10027-4423
+1 212-864-4500
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Reviewed 4 September 2017

Went on a Sunday because it was free! There was only one gallery open and we weren't impressed with the art. Personal taste, I know. Perhaps when the other galleries are open it might be better.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank David A
Reviewed 23 August 2017

I enjoyed the exhibit although it is small. It focused on african and spanish art in various media formats. I enjoyed... because it gave me a sense of NYC hip hop culture, 80s...and was thought provoking on various topics. The gift shop is an area...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

I went to the Studio Museum in Harlem for the first time and I really enjoyed it. The shows were not like the shows at the bigger museums that can be endless and after a while overwhelming. The museum in Harlem mounts very nice retrospects...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Justin W
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We attended on a Sunday. It was free and the art was thought provoking and profoundly moving. The gift shop was a tad expensive, but it is still very much worth a visit.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Coffy B
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Worth a trip up. Not too big not too small. modern and interesting exhibits on 2 floors. Also accepts IDNYC cards

Date of experience: December 2016
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I was expecting a hole in the wall museum with a few pieces from the Harlem Renaissance, but this museum was much more than that. Though each floor was fairly small, it was about 3 stories of a variety of paintings and sculptures. I enjoyed...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank jnholmes1988
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

I live in Harlem and will often visit The Studio Museum on a Sunday when admission is free thanks to Target. They have temporary exhibits so there is always something new to see. It is a small space with several different types of artistic media....More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Anastasianylon
Reviewed 3 April 2017

The Studio Museum in Harlem is a wonderful small museum focused on art created by African Americans. The space is roomy, you're not bumping into other viewers and the works are well lit. It's not a big museum but it's definitely worth seeing. And, while...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

The Studio Museum in Harlem delights in destroying stereotypes. The current exhibit called "Black Cowboys" did that for me. I was astonished to learn that 25% of the cowboys in the West after the Civil War were black, part of the great majority of cowboys...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

The Studio Museum was open to the public on Martin Luther King Day. The museum is a collective of contemporary art and political statements. The intimate space host a collection black artwork. If you're in Harlem be sure to check it out. Spend 30 minutes...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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As a hub of African American culture, Harlem has
played a vital role in the history of New York City.
Today, the neighbourhood is as vibrant as ever as new
businesses and developments go up next to local
institutions. The heart of the neighbourhood is
bustling 125th Street, where street vendors and
historic landmarks like the Apollo Theater mingle with
big-name stores. Turn down almost any corner, and
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