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Inspired by The Migration Series: Five Commissioned Plays

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Migrants arrive in Pittsburgh on the train.
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Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series

Explore the lasting cultural, political, and societal impact of the Great Migration through the life and work of artist Jacob Lawrence.

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IMAGE: Jacob Lawrence, The Migration Series, Panel no. 45: The migrants arrived in Pittsburgh, one of the great industrial centers of the North., 1940-41, Casein tempera on hardboard, 12 x 18 in., The Phillips Collection, Acquired 1942; © 2022 The Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence Foundation, Seattle / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York