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