Gibbes Museum of Art presents the Visual Blues of Jacob Lawrence

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JACOB LAWRENCE, "FORWARD TOGETHER" SILKSCREEN ON PAPER, 25.5" X 40.125," 1997 © 2015 THE JACOB AND GWENDOLYN KNIGHT LAWRENCE FOUNDATION, SEATTLE/ARTISTS RIGHTS SOCIETY (ARS), NEW YORK
  • Jacob Lawrence, "Forward Together" silkscreen on paper, 25.5" x 40.125," 1997 © 2015 The Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence Foundation, Seattle/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

On April 19 at 6 p.m., Leah Suarez & Friends bring jazz and blues to the Gibbes for an evening performance celebrating the work of late African-American painter, storyteller, and interpreter Jacob Lawrence. The Gibbes has had a History, Labor, Life: The Prints of Jacob Lawrence on display since the beginning of the year, and the exhibit will run through April 30.

Leah Suarez of Leah Suarez & Friends
  • Leah Suarez of Leah Suarez & Friends
Vocalist Leah Suarez, with Richard White Jr. on keys and Reggie Sullivan on bass, perform standards inspired by the work of Lawrence. A glass of complimentary wine is offered to each attendee, and tickets are $20 member, $30 non-member, and $10 student or faculty. You can purchase tickets here.

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