World War I and the Great Migration | Nashville Public Radio

Event Details

  • January 8, 2018 to
    April 7, 2018
  • 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • $0-$10
  • $10 admission, $6 seniors and groups of 10+, $5 students, free for 18s and under


Event Description

Malvin Gray Johnson, Sailor, 1933. Gift of the Harmon Foundation.

The exhibit "World War I & the Great Migration" focuses on how World War I spurred the Great Migration, during which 6 million African Americans moved from rural areas to urban centers. It will be displayed through April 7th at the Carl Van Vechten Gallery at Fisk University. The exhibit features works by Henry Ossawa Tanner, William Edouard Scott, Hale Woodruff, Malvin Gray Johnson, Albert Alexander Smith, & Clementine Hunter.

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