Porchia Moore leads a discussion in the “People on the Move: Beauty and Struggle in Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series” galleries. All photos: Laura Hoffman
How do works in special exhibitions
and People on the Move: Beauty and Struggle in Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series relate to current issues of racial injustice and discrimination? Porchia Moore visited the Phillips Whitfield Lovell: The Kin Series and Related Works in November to tackle this question with Phillips visitors. See below for photos and a live-tweet of the conversation.
This was the second in a series of three open conversations that use
The Migration Series as a jumping off point for discussions about current issues; join us for the third installment this Thursday with the DC Jazz Festival’s Sunny Sumter, who will be facilitating a discussion focuses on themes of identity, community, and what it means to be an American. See the storify of last month’s talk below. Follow along or join the conversation with #PhillipsConversation.
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Wajahat Ali facilitates the first #PhillipsConversation in a monthly series this fall. Photo: Laura Hoffman
Wajahat Ali visited the Phillips to facilitate the first #PhillipsConversation in a monthly series taking place during the fall of 2016. We came up with the idea for these open conversations in the hopes that they would serve as a platform for audiences to further engage on larger issues represented in . Each talk begins with a “big idea” and follows with questions related to the monthly #PhillipsConversation prompt on the first floor of the museum. Wajahat Ali’s discussion focuses on themes of migration and immigration. See the storify from the Phillips’s live tweets and participants inside and outside of the galleries below, and join us for the People on the Move: Beauty and Struggle in Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series next #PhillipsConversation with Porchia Moore on Nov. 10.