Calendar / Type: Book Discussion

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

artworld

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Book Discussion – Seven Days in the Art World - 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM

University Classroom

 

To accompany the Nasher Museum’s focus on contemporary art, this month’s book for discussion, Seven Days in the Art World by Sarah Thornton, takes the reader on a behind the scenes tour of the contemporary art world. Each of the seven chapters portrays a different ‘day in the life’ of characters in various careers in the industry. With a background in sociology, author Sarah Thornton captures the motivations and subtleties behind what occurs in the artist’s studio, the auction house, and everywhere in between.

 

As part of our Summer Days Nasher Nights series, Associate Curator of Education Jessica Ruhle will lead the discussion on this novel. Discussions will be on Wednesday, August 6 at 11 AM and repeated on Sunday, August 10 at 2 PM. Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussions. Seven Days in the Art World is available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.

 

All summer, enjoy Summer Days Nasher Nights featuring “Live and Local” music, guest chefs in the café, book discussions, movie nights, wine tastings and more, every Thursday evening and occasional Sunday afternoons.

 

Museum admission is free to all on Thursday evenings after 5 PM. Nasher Museum members enjoy free admission at all times and a 10% discount in the Nasher Museum Café and Museum Store. Complete Summer Days Nasher Nights schedule.

Sunday, August 10, 2014

artworld

Summer Days Nasher Nights:
Book Discussion – Seven Days in the Art World - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

University Classroom

 

To accompany the Nasher Museum’s focus on contemporary art, this month’s book for discussion, Seven Days in the Art World by Sarah Thornton, takes the reader on a behind the scenes tour of the contemporary art world. Each of the seven chapters portrays a different ‘day in the life’ of characters in various careers in the industry. With a background in sociology, author Sarah Thornton captures the motivations and subtleties behind what occurs in the artist’s studio, the auction house, and everywhere in between.

 

As part of our Summer Days Nasher Nights series, Associate Curator of Education Jessica Ruhle will lead the discussion on this novel. Discussions will be on Wednesday, August 6 at 11 AM and repeated on Sunday, August 10 at 2 PM. Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussions. Seven Days in the Art World is available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.

 

All summer, enjoy Summer Days Nasher Nights featuring “Live and Local” music, guest chefs in the café, book discussions, movie nights, wine tastings and more, every Thursday evening and occasional Sunday afternoons.

 

Museum admission is free to all on Thursday evenings after 5 PM. Nasher Museum members enjoy free admission at all times and a 10% discount in the Nasher Museum Café and Museum Store. Complete Summer Days Nasher Nights schedule.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

the painter of battles

Modern Classics of Catalan Literature: The Painter of Battles - 11:00 AM

Modern Classics of Catalan Literature: The Painter of Battles by Arturo Perez-Reverte.

 

In anticipation of the exhibition Miro: The Experience of Seeing (opens September 14), the museum’s September book programs will discuss The Painter of Battles. Written by the Spanish author Arturo Perez-Reverte, this book considers issues of love and war as an award-winning war photographer at the end of his life meets a stranger and reflects on the atrocities he photographed, the social responsibility of the artist, and the consequences of choice.

 

Associate Curator of Education Jessica Ruhle will lead the conversations on this novel. Discussions will be on Wednesday, September 10 at 11 AM and repeated on Sunday, September 14 at 2 PM. Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to discussions. The Painter of Battles is available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.

Sunday, September 14, 2014

the painter of battles

Modern Classics of Catalan Literature: The Painter of Battles - 2:00 PM

Modern Classics of Catalan Literature: The Painter of Battles by Arturo Perez-Reverte.

 

In anticipation of the exhibition Miro: The Experience of Seeing (opens September 14), the museum’s September book programs will discuss The Painter of Battles. Written by the Spanish author Arturo Perez-Reverte, this book considers issues of love and war as an award-winning war photographer at the end of his life meets a stranger and reflects on the atrocities he photographed, the social responsibility of the artist, and the consequences of choice.

 

Associate Curator of Education Jessica Ruhle will lead the conversations on this novel. Discussions will be on Wednesday, September 10 at 11 AM and repeated on Sunday, September 14 at 2 PM. Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to discussions. The Painter of Battles is available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

The Dolls' Room

Modern Classics of Catalan Literature: The Dolls Room - 11:00 AM

Modern Classics of Catalan Literature: The Dolls Room by Llorenç Villalonga

 

To accompany the exhibition Miro: The Experience of Seeing, the museum is hosting a series of book discussions featuring contemporary Catalan authors.  Associate Curator of Education Jessica Ruhle will lead the conversations.  Discussions will be on select Wednesday mornings and repeated on Sunday afternoons.  Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussions.  Books are available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.  

Sunday, October 12, 2014

The Dolls' Room

Modern Classics of Catalan Literature: The Dolls Room - 2:00 PM

Modern Classics of Catalan Literature: The Dolls Room by Llorenç Villalonga

 

To accompany the exhibition Miro: The Experience of Seeing, the museum is hosting a series of book discussions featuring contemporary Catalan authors.  Associate Curator of Education Jessica Ruhle will lead the conversations.  Discussions will be on select Wednesday mornings and repeated on Sunday afternoons.  Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussions.  Books are available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.  

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

doves

Modern Classics of Catalan Literature: The Time of the Doves - 11:00 AM

Book discussion of Modern Classics of Catalan Literature: The Time of the Doves by Mercè Rodoreda.

 

To accompany the exhibition Miro: The Experience of Seeing, the museum is hosting a series of book discussions featuring contemporary Catalan authors.  Associate Curator of Education Jessica Ruhle will lead the conversations.  Discussions will be on select Wednesday mornings and repeated on Sunday afternoons.  Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussions.  Books are available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.  

Sunday, November 9, 2014

doves

Modern Classics of Catalan Literature: The Time of the Doves - 2:00 PM

Book Discussion of Modern Classics of Catalan Literature: The Time of the Doves by Mercè Rodoreda.

 

To accompany the exhibition Miro: The Experience of Seeing, the museum is hosting a series of book discussions featuring contemporary Catalan authors.  Associate Curator of Education Jessica Ruhle will lead the conversations.  Discussions will be on select Wednesday mornings and repeated on Sunday afternoons.  Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussions.  Books are available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.  

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Ariadne in the Grotesque Labyrinth

Modern Classics of Catalan Literature: Ariadne in the Grotesque Labyrinth - 2:00 PM

Modern Classics of Catalan Literature: Ariadne in the Grotesque Labyrinth by Salvador Espriu.

 

To accompany the exhibition Miro: The Experience of Seeing, the museum is hosting a series of book discussions featuring contemporary Catalan authors.  Associate Curator of Education Jessica Ruhle will lead the conversations.  Discussions will be on select Wednesday mornings and repeated on Sunday afternoons.  Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussions.  Books are available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.  

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Ariadne in the Grotesque Labyrinth

Modern Classics of Catalan Literature: Ariadne in the Grotesque Labyrinth - 11:00 AM

Modern Classics of Catalan Literature: Ariadne in the Grotesque Labyrinth by Salvador Espriu.

 

To accompany the exhibition Miro: The Experience of Seeing, the museum is hosting a series of book discussions featuring contemporary Catalan authors.  Associate Curator of Education Jessica Ruhle will lead the conversations.  Discussions will be on select Wednesday mornings and repeated on Sunday afternoons.  Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussions.  Books are available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.  

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Modern Classics of Catalan Literature: The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón. To accompany the exhibition Miro: The Experience of Seeing, the museum is hosting a series of book discussions featuring contemporary Catalan authors.

Modern Classics of Catalan Literature: The Shadow of the Wind - 2:00 PM

Modern Classics of Catalan Literature: The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón.

 

To accompany the exhibition Miro: The Experience of Seeing, the museum is hosting a series of book discussions featuring contemporary Catalan authors.  Associate Curator of Education Jessica Ruhle will lead the conversations.  Discussions will be on select Wednesday mornings and repeated on Sunday afternoons.  Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussions.  Books are available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.  

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Modern Classics of Catalan Literature: The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón. To accompany the exhibition Miro: The Experience of Seeing, the museum is hosting a series of book discussions featuring contemporary Catalan authors.

Modern Classics of Catalan Literature: The Shadow of the Wind - 11:00 AM

Modern Classics of Catalan Literature: The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón.

 

To accompany the exhibition Miro: The Experience of Seeing, the museum is hosting a series of book discussions featuring contemporary Catalan authors.  Associate Curator of Education Jessica Ruhle will lead the conversations.  Discussions will be on select Wednesday mornings and repeated on Sunday afternoons.  Visitors are encouraged to read the book prior to the discussions.  Books are available for purchase in the Nasher Museum Store.