Experience the Excitement of the Harlem Renaissance at the Brooks

The Prints of Jacob Lawrence, 1963 – 2000 On view June 20 – September 6, 2009 Experience the bold, bright excitement of the Harlem Renaissance this summer at The Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. The Brooks is pleased to announce the opening of the exhibition The Prints of Jacob Lawrence, 1963-2000 on Saturday, June 20. Jacob Lawrence (1917 – 2000) was one of the most prominent American painters of the twentieth century. His youth was spent in New York City, where he attended... Read More
Posted by Andria Lisle at Friday, June 12, 2009
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Film:Black Magic

Sunday, June 21, 3:00pm Presented in partnership with True Story Pictures and Reel Conversations, the Brooks Museum will screen Black Magic , a feature film about civil rights issues seen through the history of basketball. A film about a sport only on the surface, Director Dan Klores looks into the past with the eye of the future and questions the public, past and present players and coaches, and political officials, about why historical black colleges are not fully or even... Read More
Posted by Andria Lisle at Monday, June 8, 2009
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