Explore the lasting cultural, political, and societal impact of the Great Migration through the art and life of Jacob Lawrence.
Browse all 60 panels from The Migration Seriesand delve into Jacob Lawrence's art and life through photographs, poetry, music, and the artist's own first hand accounts. Hear stories that show the Great Migration's impact from a wide range of perspectives, and share your own experience through words or images.
Phillips Music: 75th Anniversary
Jacob Lawrence: The Migration Series
People on the Move: Beauty and Struggle in Jacob Lawrence's Migration Series
(Oct 8, 2016–Jan 8, 2017)
Karel Appel: A Gesture of Color
(Jun 18–Sep 18, 2016)
Intersections: Double Monuments by Bettina Pousttchi
(Jun 9–Oct 2, 2016)
William Merritt Chase: A Modern Master
(Jun 4–Sep 11, 2016)
All Together in One Room: The Impressionist Exhibition of 1882, Richard Brettell at the Phillips
(Mar 17, 2016)
Intersections: Acts of Silence by Helen Frederick
(Feb 4–May 1, 2015)
Gauguin to Picasso: Masterworks from Switzerland, The Staechelin & Im Obersteg Collections
(Oct 10, 2015–Jan 10, 2016)
Intersections@5 Spotlight: Linn Meyers
(May 28–Oct 25, 2015)
Intersections@5 Spotlight: John F. Simon Jr.
Making a Mural: James Bullough on U Street
(Sep 25, 2015)