DelArt Readers: Book Club

March 28, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Delaware Art Museum Thronson Café

The DelArt Readers will select a book (or a collection of articles, or a film) each month. Our selections will have an arty or creative slant to them as we attempt to cross boundaries, giving our readers the opportunity to learn, question, debate and champion texts of every kind.  Our meetings occasionally take place off site as we explore and embrace the creative community of greater Wilmington. RSVP encouraged but not required—email

2018 Schedule

Thursday, June 28

My Name is Red
by Orhan Pamuk

Thursday, July 26

Art as Therapy
by Alain de Botton and John Armstrong
Thursday, August 30

Just Kids
by Patti Smith (Cris)
Thursday, September 27

The Rescue Artist
by Edward Dolnick

Thursday, October 25
Location: Juried Craft Exhibition (Gallery 10) 

Extra/Ordinary: Craft and Contemporary Art
Maria Elena Buszek, editor

Maria Elena Buszek, “Introduction: The Ordinary Made Extra/Ordinary”
Paula Owen, “Fabrication and Encounter: When Content is a Verb”
Karin E. Peterson, “How the Ordinary Becomes Extraordinary: The Modern Eye and The Quilt as Art Form”
Janis Jefferies, “Loving Attention: An Outburst of Craft in Contemporary Art”
Andrew Jackson, “Men Who Make: The ‘Flow’ of the Amateur Designer/Maker”

Thursday, November 29

The Muralist
by B.A. Shapiro

There will not be a meeting held in December.