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Lecture with Obi Nwakanma: The Mbari Artists and Writers Club: Reflections on the Foundations of African Modernism

Tue, March 14th, 2023 at 6:30 PM

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Black Orpheus: Jacob Lawrence & the Mbari Club, NOMA invites you to join us for a lecture on the Mbari Artists and Writers Club with Obi Nwakanma, professor of English and African Diaspora at the University of Central Florida. Following the lecture, attendees will have access to explore the exhibition Black Orpheus: Jacob Lawrence & the Mbari Club until 8:30 pm.

Café NOMA will offer dinner service from 5:30 to 6:30 pm prior to the program.


This program is free with museum admission. Seating in NOMA’s Lapis Center for the Arts is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Black Orpheus: Jacob Lawrence and the Mbari Club was made possible in part by major funding from National Endowment for the Humanities, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the Getty Foundation Paper Project, The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the IFPDA Foundation. The Wyeth Foundation for American Art provided support for the exhibition catalogue.


Tue, March 14th, 2023
6:30 PM
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