Book Club at the MFA – Old in Art School
Join Keep St. Pete Lit, a local organization that supports the literary community, for a book club connecting the visual and literary arts. Each month’s featured book will relate to the MFA’s collection or special exhibitions.
September 13th: Old in Art School: A Memoir of Starting Over by Nell Irvin Painter
As a renowned historian and recently retired Princeton professor, Dr. Nell Painter decided to return to school – as an undergraduate – to learn to paint. This funny and thoughtful book about reflection and reinvention of self, is a wonderful tale to complement our exhibition This is Not a Selfie, in which 66 artists explore self-portraiture.
Second Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm.
Free with Museum Admission which is only $5 after 5pm on Thursdays.