Steffani Jemison Sings Harlem Inspired Promise Machine At MOMA

On Thursday, June 25th, Brooklyn-based artist Steffani Jemison presents her new multipart commission Promise Machine, inspired by the Utopia Neighborhood Club, a Harlem-based women’s social service organization that directly supported Jacob Lawrence.  Continue Reading →

Reading Of Harlem’s Jacob Lawrence’s ‘Migration Series’ Poetry Suite (video)

jacob lawrence migration seriesTen celebrated poets, selected by Elizabeth Alexander, read their poems inspired by Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series at the Museum Of Modern Art (MOMA), in New York. Continue Reading →

MoMA Launches Walking Tour Of Jacob Lawrence’s Harlem

joacob lawrence migration seriesThe current Museum of Modern Art exhibition One-Way Ticket: Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series and Other Visions of the Great Movement North expands uptown, beyond the Museum’s galleries, with the launch of a self-guided walking tour that explores the Harlem that nurtured Lawrence as a young artist in the 1930s. Continue Reading →