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Published: Wednesday, 4/20/2011

Monroe's Whitman Center to showcase art exhibit


TEMPERANCE -- The Monroe County Community College Whitman Center is presenting a traveling display of artwork by notable African- American artist Jacob Lawrence through April.

The display, John Lawrence and Legend of John Brown, includes digitized images of the original 22 silk screen prints, as well as informational text that puts the art into its historical context.

The display was produced by the Wayne State University Library System in conjunction with the University Art Collection and is traveling to Michigan libraries and other nonprofit organizations through August. The Whitman Center is at 7777 Lewis Ave. Details: 734-847-0559.

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