Summer of Music: Harlem Outdoor Music and Screening Series

Thursday, August 11th, 7:00pm

In Honor of the Centennial of Romare Bearden’s birth, September 2, 1911

The Studio Museum in Harlem In Collaboration with the Maysles Cinema Presents: 

@ The Courtyard at the Studio Museum - 144 West 125th Street


7:00pm Music:

DJ Ski Hi

(100 years of music)


8:30pm Screening:

Bearden Plays Bearden

Nelson E Breen, 1981, 60 min.

Features conversations with Ntozake Shange and Joseph Campbell, among others, about Romare Bearden and his legacy as well as Bearden’s own observations and time with him in his studio. A painter, collagist, muralist, and set designer whose influence reverberates still, Romare Bearden, one of the founders of the Studio Museum and a featured artist in the current exhibition Spiral: Perspectives on an African-American Art Collective, is widely recognized as one of the most important artists of the twentieth century.

Food and drink will be available for purchase in the Atrium Cafe