Art Showing, Exhibits

Jacob Lawrence: The Legend of John Brown

When: Jan. 23-March 26 2016

The Legend of John Brown series by Jacob Lawrence is one of the artist's historical epics that focused on heroic 19th-century figures like controversial abolitionist John Brown. Brown had given up hope that slavery could be ended without violence and planned to raid a U.S. military arsenal to arm hundreds of slaves. He and his followers were overpowered by federal troops and Brown was tried and convicted for treason, murder, as well as inciting slaves to revolt.

Price: $7

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