NMWA Book Club: Old in Art School

Event Details

Event Date and Time

Fri, Dec 11, 2020
5:30 to 6:30 pm

Tickets and Reservations

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The cover of "Old in Art School: A Memoir of Starting Over" by Nell Painter, featuring the title and author written in black over stripes of yellow, layered over a collage background of blue, yellow, and red painted scraps of paper and strips of newspaper text.
SOLD OUT. Join NMWA staff as we discuss the memoir by Nell Painter about starting over.

Event Description

NMWA Book Club: Old in Art School

Join us for a deep dive into Nell Painter’s book Old in Art School: A Memoir of Starting Over (2018) to explore the ambition and inspiration that drove a lauded scholar to start over and pursue her creative goals. Through this memoir and the NMWA Book Club, we will bring together the community to consider the timelessness of starting over and its relevance today.

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This program is in partnership between the museum’s Women, Arts, and Social Change initiative and Betty Boyd Dettre Library and Research Center.