“The New Negro: The Life Of Alain Locke,” Who Believed Art Was Key To Black Liberation

A tiny, fastidiously dressed man emerged from Black Philadelphia around the turn of the century to mentor a generation of young artists including Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, and Jacob Lawrence and call them the New Negro – Continue Reading →

Rare Photograph Of Harlem’s “Jacob Lawrence,” Signed Autograph

A rare hand collectible signed in blue ink marker photograph by Harlem renaissance Harlem artist Jacob Lawrence from Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Jacob Lawrence Rare Signed Autograph Photo, November 29th, 1976

A rare hand collectible signed in black ink marker photograph by Harlem renaissance Harlem-based artist Jacob Lawrence from Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →

“Mounting Frustration: The Art Museum in the Age of Black Power” With Susan E. Cahan In Harlem

mounting and susan cahan1Consider this: Prior to 1967, fewer than a dozen museum exhibitions in the U.S. had featured the work of African American artists. Continue Reading →

February Highlights At Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling

Sugar Hill Children's MuseumThe Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling is the perfect way to celebrate this February with programs from art to storytelling camp. Continue Reading →

Allen Stringfellow Essay in Collage At Essie Green In Harlem

Stringfellow_-_Little_Old_Joint_II_BDrawing from diverse sources, including European Impressionism, Romare Bearden’s collages, William Carter’s tranquil oil paintings, and the bold and colorful modernist paintings of Jacob Lawrence, Stringfellow has constructed his own distinctive artistic vocabulary. Continue Reading →

A Conversation With Arva R. Rice And Dr. Khalil G. Muhammad

ArvaPhotoJoin us for a special conversation with President and CEO of the NY Urban League’s Arva R. Rice  and Schomburg Center’s Dr. Khalil Muhammad Chief of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture to discuss the intersection of Jacob Lawrence’s work with civil rights organizations and cultural institutions. Continue Reading →

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