Homecoming: William H. Johnson and Afro-America, 1938-1946

September 13, 1991 – March 1, 1992

Smithsonian American Art Museum
8th and F Streets, NW
Washington, DC

3rd Floor Floor Plan

Johnson's interpretations of Afro-American life in the rural south and in Harlem have been described as naive, primitive, and folk-inspired. A reading room houses books for browsing and a video presentation is also shown on an ongoing basis.

Related publication: Homecoming: The Art and Life of William H. Johnson, by guest curator Dr. Richard J. Powell