'Jacob Lawrence: Lines of Influence' symposium

The symposium is free and open to the public.

The SCAD Museum of Art presents a symposium in honor of "Jacob Lawrence: Lines of Influence," a group exhibition celebrating the centennial of the birth of the acclaimed painter, storyteller, educator and chronicler of the mid-20th-century African American experience. The two-day symposium consists of lectures, performances, screenings and panel discussions and brings together leading scholars, artists, SCAD alumni and students to commemorate Lawrence’s life and legacy.

"Jacob Lawrence: Lines of Influence" is on view through Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. For more information about the exhibition and featured artists, visit scadmoa.org. The exhibition and symposium are made possible by the generous support of the Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence Foundation and the Ford Foundation.