Patricia Blanchet

Patricia Blanchet has a long history of engagement with black arts and culture, as a maker, administrator and patron, particularly of the visual arts, dance, theater, film, music and photography. A longstanding collector of African American and African art, she currently serves on the Acquisition Committee of the Studio Museum in Harlem, and on the boards of the Newport Festivals Foundation, the New Museum and the NY African Film Festival. Previously she was the Program Director at NYU’s Institute of African American Affairs as well as the Director of Development at the Museum for African Art. Blanchet currently heads the Ed Bradley Family Foundation, founded in honor of her late husband, iconic journalist Ed Bradley. A devoted student of yoga for three decades, she recently completed both the 200 hour and 300 hour advanced yoga teacher training at Yoga Shanti with Colleen Saidman Yee and Rodney Yee.

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Hopeful Notes and Music for the End Times

July, 2020

In these turbulent times, I’ve found refuge on my yoga mat, and I’ve found real joy in listening to music, making daily space for deep listening sessions to soothe my tro…

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