Exhibits

The Visual Blues

When: Fri., Jan. 30, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 2015

The art scene in Harlem from 1919 to approximately 1940 provided a creative haven for African Americans and encouraged a melding of art, music, literature, and poetry, giving rise to the term “Harlem Renaissance.” The Visual Blues exhibition explores the rich interaction between the visual artists of the Harlem Renaissance and the wealth of blues and jazz music emanating from the Deep South and moving north. The exhibition comprises of paintings, drawings, photographs, and sculptures, illustrating the outburst of artistic creativity during the Harlem Renaissance that was inspired by blues and jazz, dance and social clubs.

Price: Museum admission

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