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Studio Museum in HarlemThe Studio Museum is the foremost exhibitor of the work of African-American artists in the United States. The permanent collection contains works by James Van Der Zee, who photographed Harlem scenes and celebrities from the 1920s through the '80s; important African and Caribbean artifacts; and paintings by post-World War II artists. An outdoor sculpture garden displays large-scale works.
Also on offer are professional conferences, panel discussions, literary readings, jazz concerts, dance performances and film programs by top African-American critics, artists, writers, musicians, filmmakers and choreographers. The museum was founded in 1968.
HoursThe Museum and Shop are open:
Thursday, Friday 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Sunday 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Museum is closed Monday, Tuesday and Major Holidays.
Seniors and students (with valid id) $3.00
Free for members and children under 12
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