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.