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Celebrating the Life and Impact of Jacob Lawrence
WhenFriday, Apr. 7, 2017, 6 – 9 p.m.
WhereSeattle Art Museum
1300 First Ave, Seattle
Event typesExhibits, Lectures/Seminars, Special Events
Event sponsorsUW College of Arts & Sciences
UW Alumni Association
Seattle Art Museum
Description

Registration and tickets are required for this event ($6 UWAA or SAM members, seniors, students;  $12 general public).

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The College of Arts and Sciences and the Alumni Association invite you to a special talk and reception celebrating Jacob Lawrence, beloved artist and UW Professor Emeritus, on the 100th anniversary of his birth.

Before enjoying the reception and exhibit, Jacob Lawrence: The Migration Series, hear a compelling exploration of the themes, context, and insights behind the this epic series from scholars and contemporaries deeply acquainted with the man and his work.

6pm: panel on the life and work of Jacob Lawrence

7:15pm: reception and viewing of exhibit

Led by Patti Junker, Ann M. Barwick Curator of American Art at Seattle Art Museum, speakers for the talk will include:

Tim Bond, School of Drama alumnus

Professor Stewart Tolnay, Department of Sociology

Professor Emeritus Michael Spafford, School of Art + Art History + Design

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