Jacob Lawrence’s The Migration Series, a group of 60 panels that together tell a complete visual story, was first exhibited in 1941 at a New York gallery. The tempera paintings recount the northward migration of African Americans as they abandoned the rural south after World War I for cities like Pittsburgh and Chicago. Lawrence’s angular, […]
About Caitlin Kearney
Caitlin Kearney is a graduate student in the Museum Studies program at the George Washington University. She is especially interested in new media and creating engaging museum content for online visitors.