Black History Month: Learning to Draw in the style of Jacob Lawrence

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Event Details

In honor of Black History Month, this Zoom drawing class examines Jacob Lawrence’s screenprint The 1920’s…The Migrants Cast Their Ballots (1974).  Learn to draw details from his unique, modernist depiction of African-American migrant workers in the 1920s voting for the first time.  Registration Required.  For ages 12 and up.  To sign up please email Elena Hancock at or Click Here to register.

Required supplies:

· Prismacolor ebony pencil

· Eraser

· Pencil sharpener

Lawrence created this print as part of the Kent Bicentennial Portfolio, with artists contributing to the portfolio responding to the question “what does independence mean to you?”. Instructor Tina Villadolid has been a Teaching Artist for the Santa Barbara Museum of Art for over 22 years. 

View the inspiration image for this class on the Santa Barbara Museum of Art’s online collection:

Event Type(s): Art and Exhibits, Adults and Seniors, Civil Rights, Youth Programs
Age Group(s): Adult, Teen, Senior
Presenter: Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Margaret Kensinger-Klopfer