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Art of Reading Public Tour: The Invention of Wings

Art Talk

Sue Monk Kidd’s “The Invention of Wings” presents two extraordinary women: one an urban slave descended from Fon people of western Africa; the other a planter-class Charlestonian who evolved into a Quaker abolitionist and feminist. Discuss this Oprah’s Book Club 2.0 selection, then see selected works of art that bring to life the historic events and social customs depicted in this work. Mint Museum Randolph Free for Mint members or with admission Children over 12 welcome Pre-registration required Photo Credit: Prestige Fabric: 20th century. Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba Peoples Palm Fiber. On loan from the collection of Wesley Mancini. L2009.68.1