Join The Ringling Art Library’s book club, the Literati. Discuss famous authors & art history! The program is FREE and registration is not required. Books are available for purchase in the Museum Store.
March 6 | People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
April 3 | Rebels in Paradise: The Los Angeles Art Scene and the 1960s by Hunter Drohojowska-Philip
May 1 | Aaron Douglas: Art, Race, and the Harlem Renaissance by Amy Kirschke
2015 - 2016
September 4 | Rendezvous with Art by Philippe de Montebello, with Elisa Hansen
October 2 | The $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art by Don Thompson, with Mēgan Oliver
November 6 | Ciao, Carpaccio!: An Infatuation by Jan Morris, with Elisa Hansen
December 4 | The Madonnas of Leningrad by Debra Dean, with Mēgan Oliver
January 8 | Mark Rothko: Toward the Light of the Chapel by Annie Cohen-Solal, with Mēgan Oliver
February 5 | The Rape of the Masters: How Political Correctness Sabotages Art by Roger Kimball, with Elisa Hansen
March 4 | The China Collectors: America’s Century-Long Hunt for Asian Art Treasures by Karl E. Meyer, with Mēgan Oliver
April 1 | The Hare with the Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal, with Elisa Hansen
May 6 | Mona Lisa: A Life Discovered by Dianne Hales, with Mēgan Oliver
Discussion guides will be added as they become available.