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Collection Selections: Jacob Lawrence

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Jacob Lawrence, one of America’s most celebrated artists, moved to Seattle from New York in 1970. Shortly thereafter, in 1972, Lawrence was commissioned by the State Capital Museum to create a set of narrative paintings about the saga of pioneer George Bush, the first African American pioneer to settle in the Evergreen State. For preservation purposes, these paintings are rarely on view; join us in appreciating them in the gallery this fall.

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Washington State History Museum
• Fri 10/19/18 - Sun 1/20/19 at 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM