DelArt Readers: Book Club

January 31, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Delaware Art Museum Thronson Café

Join the DelArt Readers, a community-led book club passionate about art-inspired literature. Visit the links below for monthly selections. RSVP encouraged, but not required. Email

January 31

The Woman in White

by Willkie Collins

Available for purchase in the Museum Store.

February 28

Museums and Memorials

Join Christopher Tharp, University of Delaware PhD candidate, as he discusses excerpts of his thesis and leads conversation around art that is charged with cultural memory. There are four articles we will read in anticipation of this meeting which center around public art, memorial sites, and 9/11. RSVP for articles.

March 28

Color – A Natural History of the Palette

by Victoria Finlay (nonfiction)

Buy it on Amazon.

April 25

There’s a Mystery There – the primal vision of Maurice Sendak

by Jonathan Cott (nonfiction)

Buy it on Amazon.

May 30

The Last Painting of Sara de Vos

by Dominic Smith (fiction)

Buy it on Amazon.

June 27

Edward L. Loper Sr., The Prophet of Color

by Marilyn A. Bauman (nonfiction)

July 25

Moon & Sixpence

by Somerset Maughan (fiction)

Buy it on Amazon.

August 29


September 26


October 24

Oil and Marble: a novel of Leonardo and Michelangelo

by Stephanie Storey (fiction)

Buy it on Amazon.

November 21

The Art of Rivalry: four friendships, betrayals, and breakthroughs in  Modern Art

Sebastian Smee (nonfiction)

Buy it on Amazon.


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