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Museum Matinees: Jacob Lawrence: The Glory of Expression

Sun, April 23rd, 2023 at 4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

In conjunction with the exhibition Black Orpheus: Jacob Lawrence & the Mbari Club, NOMA presents Museum Matinees: a day of film screenings related to the exhibition in the Lapis Center for the Arts. 


11 am: The Jazz Ambassadors (90 minutes)

1 pm: Jacob Lawrence: The Glory of Expression (30 minutes)

2 pm: Elesin Oba: The King’s Horseman (90 minutes)

4 pm: Jacob Lawrence: The Glory of Expression (30 minutes) 


Seating is available on a first come, first served basis. This program is free with museum admission. 

About Jacob Lawrence: Glory of Expression

A documentary about the life and work of Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s great painters, the first African-American to be represented by a New York City gallery. Emphasis is placed on the epic narratives he painted about the struggles of African-American people. Central to the documentary is the attention given to the emotional aspects of the process of creating art as well as the importance of motivation and determination for success.


Sun, April 23rd, 2023
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
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