Metropolitan Museum visitor finds a missing Jacob Lawrence painting. "It was an incredibly joyful moment," curator Sylvia Yount told @caroloffcbc "And the fact that it was discovered by one of our visitors, no less, not by a curator."
Andell Family Sundays Anytime is thrilled to present Make a Ballot Box: Vote!, a bilingual art workshop inspired by the artwork "The 1920's...The Migrants Arrive and Cast Their Ballots" by artist Jacob Lawrence. Watch and create:
It's not every day a missing painting is located - and in someone's living room, to boot. But that's just what happened after a visitor saw the Met's Jacob Lawrence exhibit and realized she could help complete the series.
'I was born a slave, but nature gave me the soul of a free man.' Toussaint Louverture was one of the leading figures in the Haitian Revolution (1791–1804), a precursor to the establishment of the world’s first independent black republic. He is depicted here by Jacob Lawrence
"‘And the migrants kept coming’ is a refrain of triumph over adversity. If it rings true for you today, then it must still strike a chord in our American experience.” –Jacob Lawrence, born on this day in 1917. Take a closer look: #CitizensBorders