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Thelma Golden

13 Podcast Episodes

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Making Space for Art and Community with Thelma Golden

Getting Even with Anita Hill

Anita Hill speaks with Thelma Golden, Director and Chief Curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem, about the roles space and representation play in achieving equality and how museums are being reinvented to reflect diverse artists and audiences. If you’d like to keep up with the most recent news from this and other Pushkin podcasts be sure to subscribe to our email list.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

39mins

5 May 2022

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Possibility and Pragmatism with Thelma Golden

The Emergent Strategy Podcast

In her 22-year career, Thelma Golden and her team have lead with an eye to the future while being in conversation with leaders past, and hands in the community and arts world. Director and Chief Curator at the The Studio Museum in Harlem, Golden joins ESII host, Sage, to talk about her road to the arts, the life and role of The Studio Museum in Harlem, and imagination in leadership.  Transcript to this episode can be found here.   

49mins

21 Apr 2022

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The Quarantine Tapes 174: Thelma Golden

The Quarantine Tapes

Paul Holdengräber is joined by Thelma Golden on episode 174 of The Quarantine Tapes. Thelma is the director of the Studio Museum in Harlem. She tells Paul about that museum’s history and mission as well as how they have adjusted their programming to address this moment of the pandemic.Thelma tells Paul about how the Studio Museum interacts with its community in Harlem and talks about the value of being able to think of that space both as it was and as it will be. They dig into digital programming, the museum’s new building, and the role of institutions led by people of color in this time of reckoning. Finally, Thelma and Paul chat Lucille Clifton and how we look back at the art that influenced us in the past. Thelma Golden is Director and Chief Curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem, the world’s leading institution devoted to visual art by artists of African descent.Credits:Paul Holdengraber - Co-Creator, Host, OLA DirectorAnthony Audi - Co-Creator, Researcher, OLA DirectorAlejandro Cohen - Co-Creator, Producer, ComposerChristian Pitt - Production Coordinator Erin Cooney - Copy, ProductionDublab Team

32mins

18 Mar 2021

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Thelma Golden: The Studio Museum in Harlem's Legendary Director

Seneca's 100 Women to Hear

One of the most influential people in the art world, Thelma Golden has made The Studio Museum in Harlem the leading venue for contemporary and modern art by Black artists. She tells why art is so important to making sense of our lives today. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.comSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

24mins

11 Feb 2021

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Thelma Golden and Anne Pasternak: Women Leaders in the Arts

NSL Double Talk

Director and Chief Curator of The Studio Museum, Thelma Golden, and Director of the Brooklyn Museum, Anne Pasternak, discuss how art is helping to support and animate our cultural vibrancy and construct a better America.

26mins

10 Sep 2020

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Thelma Golden on the Past and Future of the Studio Museum in Harlem

Getty Art + Ideas

Founded during the tumultuous year of 1968, the Studio Museum in Harlem recently celebrated its 50th year of showcasing the work of artists of African descent. In this episode, Thelma Golden, director and chief curator of the Studio Museum, discusses the history and evolution of this important institution, from its various homes (including its new building project with architect David Adjaye and his firm Adjaye Associates) to the powerful curators who have shaped it into the future-focused institution it is today. All the while, Golden highlights the importance of the Studio Museum’s place in its community locally, nationally, and internationally.

45mins

17 Apr 2019

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Sponsored: Episode 8 | Hilton Als and Thelma Golden

Slate Daily Feed

A revealing conversation about the life and teachings of James Baldwin that draws on Beauford Delaney, the pivotal role of invested teachers, and how the writer shaped the racial and cultural landscape in America.In this episode of Dialogues, Pulitzer Prize winning cultural critic Hilton Als is joined in conversation by friend, collaborator, and thought partner Thelma Golden of The Studio Museum in Harlem for a conversation on Baldwin that traces back to their very first meeting at The Odeon. Brought together on the occasion of the exhibition God Made My Face: A Collective Portrait of James Baldwin curated by Als, the duo examine the legacy of Baldwin and his impact on both their own work and today’s culture.God Made My Face: A Collective Portrait of James Baldwin is on view at David Zwirner, New York, through 2 PM Saturday, February 16, 2019.For more of what’s to come on Dialogues, listen to our trailer or visit davidzwirner.com/podcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

29mins

18 Feb 2019

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Episode 8 | Hilton Als and Thelma Golden

Dialogues: The David Zwirner Podcast

A revealing conversation about the life and teachings of James Baldwin that draws on Beauford Delaney, the pivotal role of invested teachers, and how the writer shaped the racial and cultural landscape in America.In this episode of Dialogues, Pulitzer Prize winning cultural critic Hilton Als is joined in conversation by friend, collaborator, and thought partner Thelma Golden of The Studio Museum in Harlem for a conversation on Baldwin that traces back to their very first meeting at The Odeon. Brought together on the occasion of the exhibition God Made My Face: A Collective Portrait of James Baldwin curated by Als, the duo examine the legacy of Baldwin and his impact on both their own work and today’s culture.God Made My Face: A Collective Portrait of James Baldwin is on view at David Zwirner, New York, through 2 PM Saturday, February 16, 2019.For more of what’s to come on Dialogues, listen to our trailer or visit davidzwirner.com/podcast.

29mins

14 Feb 2019

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Design Matters with Debbie Millman

Debbie talks to museum director Thelma Golden about the power of curation.

54mins

12 Nov 2018

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Studio Museum in Harlem's Thelma Golden

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Thelma Golden is the director and chief curator of the Studio Museum in Harlem, an appointee to then President Obama's Committee for the Preservation of the White House, and the recipient of the 2016 Audrey Irmas Award for Curatorial Excellence. In this conversation, Golden discusses being taught canon revision with her father growing up, her first memories of seeing the world through art, and the rituals she need to get through the day. "I exist perpetually, but also for me, very beautifully, constantly in motion. And I love that and it's how I think of myself and see myself. So in order to be with myself, I need to find some stillness." -Thelma Golden Learn more about New Sounds at newsounds.org.

1hr 24mins

26 Mar 2018

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