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Literati Book Club

Sep 28
7:00PM
Sep 29
10:30AM
Oct 26
7:00PM
Oct 27
10:30AM
Nov 9
10:30AM
Nov 9
7:00PM
Dec 14
7:00PM
Dec 15
10:30AM
Jan 11
7:00PM
Jan 12
10:30AM
Feb 8
7:00PM
Feb 9
10:30AM
Mar 15
7:00PM
Mar 16
10:30AM
Apr 12
7:00PM
Apr 13
10:30AM
May 10
7:00PM
May 11
10:30AM
Price:
Free Event
Free Event
Where:
Education Center
Art Library

 

The Literati Book Club is a group that discusses books about art and all subjects related to The Ringling. The program is free and registration is not required. The books can be purchased at The Ringling Museum Store.  Literati meets monthly from September to May in the Art Library’s Reading Room.  There is a Thursday evening or a Friday morning discussion for each book. 

2017/ 2018 Schedule

September 28 & 29 Priceless: How I Went Undercover to Rescue the World's Stolen Treasures by Robert Wittman. New date due to Hurricane Irma.

October 26, 27 Keeping An Eye Open: Essays on Art by Julian Barnes

November 9 (both morning and evening) Breakfast with Lucian: the Astounding Life and Outrageous Times of Britain's Great Modern Painter by Geordie Grieg

December 14 & 15 The Art of Rivalry: Four Friendships, Betrayals, and Breakthroughs in Modern Art by Sebastian Smee

January 11 & 12 The Great Wave: Gilded Age Misfits, Japanese Eccentrics, and the Opening of Old Japan by Christopher Benfey

February 8 & 9 Truevine: Two Brothers, A Kidnapping, and a Mother's Quest: A True Story of the Jim Crow South by Beth Macy

March 15 &16 Peacock and Vine: On William Morris and Mariano Fortuny by A.S. Byatt

April 12 &13 The Lost Painting of Sara de Vos: A Novel by Dominic Smith

May 10 & 11 Rogue’s Gallery: A History of Art and its Dealers by Philip Hooko

 

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