Big Objects, Big Stories: The Life of Toussaint L'Ouverture by Jacob Lawrence
- Tuesday, February 13, 2024
- 10:30am - 12:45pm
Highlights from the Event
Join us for a docent-led talk and get a fresh look into a featured object that is on view in one of our permanent exhibitions. At each of these 15-minute talks visitors will hear incredibly big stories about a big object.
About this Program: Jacob Lawrence’s The Life of Toussaint L’Ouverture celebrates the Haitian revolutionary strategist and statesman who liberated his country from colonial rule to establish the first independent Black republic. Explore the silk prints by the artist that depict L’Ouverture’s struggle against slavery and oppression.