Join The Ringling Art Library, in collaboration with the Jane Cook Bancroft Library of New College and University of South Florida, Sarasota-Manatee, for Literati, a book group that discusses books about art and subjects reflecting the Ringling collections.
This program is free and registration is not required. Literati meets once a month on Thursdays, 7:00 p.m., in New College’s Cook Library, and Fridays, 10:30 a.m., in The Ringling’s Art Library. Books can be purchased at The Ringling’s Museum Store. For further information, contact the Art Library at 359-5700, ex. 2701.
Please note: This program takes place in 2 locations. You may select the time and location that is most convenient.
► Thursdays: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. in New College’s Cook Library
► Fridays: 10:30 - 11:30 a.m in The Ringling Art Library
2018 / 2019 Schedule
September 20 & 21 | When Books Went to War: The Stories That Helped Us Win World War II by Molly Manning
October 18 & 19 | An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro
November 15 & 16 | In Montmartre: Picasso, Matisse and the Birth of Modernist Art by Sue Roe
December 13 & 14 | Whistler’s Mother: Portrait of an Extraordinary Life by Daniel E. Sutherland
January 10 & 11 | Broad Strokes: Fifteen Women Who Made Art and History (In That Order) by Bridget Quinn
February 7 & 8 | Renoir’s Dancer: The Secret Life of Suzanne Valadon By Catherine Hewitt
March 7 & 8 | Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lillies by Ross King
April 4 & 5 | The Unfinished Palazzo: Life, Love and Art in Venice. The Stories of Luisa Casati, Doris Castlerosse and Peggy Guggenheim by Judith Mackrell
May 2 & 3 | The Collector of Lives: Giorgio Vasari and the Invention of Art By Ingrid Rowland