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Art of Reading Public Tour: The Invention of Wings
December 6, 2017 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PMFree for Mint Members or with admission
ART OF READING PUBLIC TOUR: THE INVENTION OF WINGS
Wednesday, December 6, 6:00-7:30 p.m. Mint Museum Randolph
Free for Mint members or with museum admission.
Open to 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 evolves into a Quaker abolitionist and feminist. See selected works of art that help bring to life the historic events and social customs depicted in this work. Children over 12 welcome.
Image credit: Book cover for The Invention of Wings.