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:
- Teacher Open House - Tuesday, September 12th, 4pm
- Saturday Fun: Printmaking for Kids - Saturday, September 16th, 11am
- The Joy and Pain of Collecting Art - Saturday, September 16th, 1pm
- Sunday @ 2 Films: I Know a Man ... Ashley Bryan - Sunday, September 24th, 2pm
- Jacob Lawrence Family Day - Saturday, October 7th, 4pm
- Author's Talk: Lawrence P. Jackson on Chester B. Himes - Saturday, October 14th, 1pm
- David Driskell on Jacob Lawrence - Saturday, November 4th, 1pm
- Dollar Day Celebrates Jacob Lawrence - Saturday, December 9th, 11am
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.