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 →
A rare hand collectible signed in black ink marker photograph by Harlem renaissance Harlem-based artist Jacob Lawrence from Harlem, New York. Continue Reading →
Consider this: Prior to 1967, fewer than a dozen museum exhibitions in the U.S. had featured the work of African American artists. Continue Reading →
The 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 →
Drawing 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 →
Join 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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