ART OF READING PUBLIC TOUR: THE LACUNA
Wednesday, June 6, 6-7:30 pm Mint Museum Randolph
New this year. A book tour for The Lacuna: an epic journey from the Mexico of artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera to the America of Pearl Harbor, FDR, and J. Edgar Hoover. Join us! After discussion, take a docent-led tour of Spanish Colonial, Pre-Colombian, Mayan and Mexican galleries. See selected works that bring to life events and cultures depicted in Barbara Kingsolver’s 2010 Orange Prize winning work. Children over 12 welcome.
Image: Wardrobe, circa1820-1830
Peru, early 19th Century
Mahogany covered with gold leaf
Paul and Virginia Clifford Collection
Museum Purchase: Mint Museum Auxiliary Fund 1992.1