Barbara Martin, African American Artists and Authors
Four Thursdays, 7–8:30 pm, Jan 29, Feb 26, Mar 26, and Apr 23

Link photographs by Gordon Parks and paintings by African American artists with experiences captured in powerful works of fiction and nonfiction. 

Jan 29        Edward P. Jones, The Known World
Feb 26       Gordon Parks, The Learning Tree
Mar 26       Isabel Wilkerson, The Warmth of Other Suns
April 23     Suzan Lori Parks, Topdog/Underdog

Books are available in the MFA Bookstore.

To order tickets by phone, call 1-800-440-6975; to order in person, visit any MFA ticket desk.
Tickets must be purchased prior to the start of the first session; individual sessions are not available.
Ticket policies

Above: Gordon Parks, Husband and Wife, Sunday Morning, Detroit, Michigan, 1950. Photograph, gelatin silver print. Courtesy of and copyright The Gordon Parks Foundation.