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.
The Studio Museum is currently constructing the first building in its history created expressly for the needs of the institution and its communities.
Envisioned by a diverse group of artists, activists, philanthropists and Harlem residents, The Studio Museum in Harlem opened in 1968.
The Joyce Alexander Wein Artist Prize was established in 2006 by jazz impresario, musician and philanthropist George Wein to honor his late wife, Joyce Alexander (1928–2005), a long-time Trustee of