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From Jacob Lawrence to Georgia O’Keeffe

Educator Workshop


Thursday, December 5, 2019
4 – 7 pm
Exhibition Galleries

What is American about American art? Consider ways that artists have responded to the culture of the United States and the range of stories that contribute to our ideas of what makes someone American. The evening includes a talk by Gail Stavitsky, Chief Curator of the Montclair Art Museum, and an opportunity to view works of art by Jacob Lawrence, Stuart Davis, Georgia O’Keeffe, Ben Shahn, and more in the exhibition, Edith Halpert and the Rise of American Art.

Registration deadline: December 2

Participants may receive 2.5 CTLE hours.

Program Fee: $18 (includes a light dinner) 

A limited number of spaces are available for teachers of self-contained special education classes and special education teachers in ICT classes to register free of charge by calling 212.423.3270.

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Jacob Lawrence, This is Harlem, 1943. Gouache and pencil on paper. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966. 

Artwork © The Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence Foundation, Seattle / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York; photograph by Cathy Carver

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