Monday, August 28, 2017

EXHIBIT OF PRINTS BY JACOB LAWRENCE TO OPEN @ REGINALD F. LEWIS MUSEUM ON SEPT. 9

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WHEN: Opens September 9
WHERE:
Reginald F. Lewis Museum, 830 E Pratt St., Baltimore

Over 50 prints by artist Jacob Lawrence from personal collections in and around Maryland. Lawrence, one of the best known artists of the 20th century, was a painter, storyteller and educator who is renowned for his portrayals of African American life, especially in Harlem. His prints reflect the vivid colors and simplicity of form seen in his earlier paintings. Jacob Lawrence is one of the best known painters of the 20th century.

Upcoming Lawrence Programs:

The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture is the state’s premier institution showcasing the history and accomplishments of African American Marylanders. A Smithsonian affiliate, the museum engages visitors through its educational programs, permanent and special exhibitions, resource center, as well as programs such as its film series, live music series, and family programming. For more information, visit www.lewismuseum.org or call 443-263-1800.