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Member Preview | Black Orpheus: Jacob Lawrence and the Mbari Club

Thu, February 9th, 2023 at 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Be the first to experience Black Orpheus: Jacob Lawrence and the Mbari Club.

NOMA members are invited to a special member preview to explore the groundbreaking exhibition before it opens to the public. Registration is not required, but please show your member card at the admissions desk when you arrive.

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About the Exhibition

Black Orpheus: Jacob Lawrence and the Mbari Club explores the connection between African American artist Jacob Lawrence and his contemporaries based in West Africa through the Nigerian publication Black Orpheus. The exhibition features over 125 objects, including Lawrence’s little-known 1964–65 Nigeria series, works by the artists featured in Black Orpheus, archival images, videos, and letters.

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Thu, February 9th, 2023
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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New Orleans Museum of Art
1 Collins Diboll Circle
New Orleans, LA, 70119