On Monday, September 23rd, the First Lady will travel with the President to New York City for the 68th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). On Monday evening, the President and First Lady will host a UN General Assembly reception.
On Tuesday, September 24th, the First Lady will attend the President’s remarks to the UN General Assembly.In the afternoon, she will host a special event for the spouses of Chiefs of State and Heads of Government participating in the UN General Assembly at The Studio Museum in Harlem, a leading institution devoted to artists of African descent.
Mrs. Obama will deliver brief remarks at the luncheon. These remarks will be covered by a pre-determined pool. For any additional questions, please email FirstLadyPress@who.eop.gov.
The Studio Museum in Harlem was founded in 1968 by a diverse group of artists, Harlem residents, civic leaders, and philanthropists. The Museum is an internationally recognized venue for modern and contemporary art and is a vital source of programs and services for the Harlem community. The Studio Museum’s permanent collection represents more than 450 artists, spans 200 years of history, and comprises nearly 2,000 works of art, including: paintings, drawings, sculptures, photographs, videos, and mixed-media installations.
Performing at the lunch will be members of the chamber music class at LaGuardia Arts High School, students and Company members from Dance Theatre of Harlem, and Audra McDonald. These performances will be closed press.