Barbados brings the Caribbean flavor to the Studio Museum in Harlem! Uptown Fridays presents a variety of vibrant events in the summer to transform the museum into a center of social activity in Harlem. More than a DJ and dancing, it’s a chance to connect with artists, curators, collectors and critics at the center of black art and culture. This Friday 27th July, Barbados will host Uptown Fridays which will include a guided gallery tour of a current exhibition, dancing in the courtyard, food and cocktails compliments the Barbados Tourism Authority and Mount Gay Rum. Details here.
About Studio Museum: The Studio Museum in Harlem is the nexus for artists of African descent locally, nationally and internationally and for work that has been inspired and influenced by black culture. It is a site for the dynamic exchange of ideas about art and society. Since opening in a rented loft at Fifth Avenue and 125th Street in 1968, The Studio Museum in Harlem has earned recognition for its key role in promoting the works of artists of African descent. The Museum’s Artist-in-Residence program has supported nearly 100 graduates who have gone on to establish highly-regarded careers. A wide variety of Education and Public Programs bring art alive for the public through lectures, dialogues, performances and on-site and off-site interpretive programs. To find out more about their various programs visit the Studio Museum online.