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Coffee Talks with Nan Colton

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Second Wednesday of the month.
FREE with Museum admission.

Connect with the arts through monthly performances that give voice and embodiment to the two-dimensional. Nan Colton, the MFA’s ever popular performing artist-in-residence, turns to special exhibitions and the collection for her scripts and 30-minute presentations. Enjoy refreshments at 10 a.m., her performance at 10:30, and a general docent tour at 11:15.

January 13: Queen of Mystery
Ms. Colton captures the spirit of Agatha Christie, one of the most popular mystery writers ever, as she shares the inspiration for her stories at a book-signing. This performance honors Carrie Schneider: Reading Women, which closes Sunday, January 17.

February 10: Living with Genius
In the month of love, Ms. Colton portrays the remarkable and charitable wife of inventor Thomas Edison in celebration of the couple’s 130th wedding anniversary.

March 9: Fairyland Luster
The inventive, eccentric Daisy Makeig-Jones, the designer of Wedgwood’s Fairyland Lustreware, comes to life in this interactive presentation.

Event Details

January 13, 2016

10–11 am

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