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OMA Book Club – October

October 6, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The OMA is excited to host a book club for lovers of literature and art. Each month we’ll discuss a different text in relation to works on view in the Museum. Join us for an afternoon of literary gossip in the galleries.

OMA BOOK CLUB 2017-18 SEASON

Why is that art? It is a question not easily answered, but it is one we ask ourselves as we meander through a museum. Effective art has the ability to challenge and transform both the artist and the viewer. This season, the OMA Book Club will explore artists and artworks that push the limits.

We’ll also consider what part we play as museum visitors—how can we learn to see what the artist sees, feel what the artist feels. Is this even possible? Spend your Friday afternoons exploring these ideas and more with a selection of evocative books covering a wide range of subjects. A gallery talk will follow each book discussion.

OCTOBER 6:
AMERICANAH BY CHIMAMANDA NGOZI ADICHIE

In correlation with the “Baggage Claims” exhibition at the Museum, this bestselling novel explores themes relevant to the show including globalization, immigration, and racial identity. The story follows a young Nigerian woman as she moves to the United States, where she grapples with racism and longs for the love she left behind in her native country.

SEASON PRICE
$55 season price
Members save 10 percent

INDIVIDUAL SESSION PRICE
$12 per individual session
Books can be purchased in the Museum Shop

Details

Date:
October 6, 2017
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Website:
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Venue

Orlando Museum of Art
2416 North Mills Avenue
Orlando, FL 32803 United States
Website:
http://www.omart.org/