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Art of Reading Public Tour: The Invention of Wings

Mint Museum RANDOLPH

Wednesday, Aug 1

6:00PM - 7:30PM

Admission: Free

Pre-registration required

Art of Reading Public Tour: The Invention of Wings

Wednesday, August 1, 6-7:30 pm
Mint Museum Randolph
Admission: Free for Mint members or with admission
Children over 12 welcome

For fans of Sue Monk Kidd’s The Invention of Wings. This pre-Civil War story presents two extraordinary women: one an urban slave descended from Fon people of western Africa; the other a planter-class Charlestonian who evolved into a Quaker abolitionist and feminist. Discuss this Oprah’s Book Club 2.0 selection, then see selected works of art that bring to life the historic events and social customs depicted in this work.

Image: Prestige Fabric: 20th century
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba Peoples
Palm Fiber
On loan from the collection of Wesley Mancini.  L2009.68.1