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Art+Letters: I, Juan de Pareja

Wednesday, October 14 at 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM


Come take part in the Museum’s monthly reading group, Art+Letters, featuring works of art-historical fiction and nonfiction. All discussions take place online via Zoom and last about an hour. To join the discussion, follow the link below to register.

For those unable to attend, a recording of the presentation will be available on Thursday, October 22 at 5:30 PM via the Museum’s YouTube page.

I, Juan de Pareja

A Newbury Winner from the 1960s, this novel is told through the eyes of Juan de Pareja, an enslaved artist who worked with the painter Diego Velázquez at the 17th-century Spanish court. The discussion will be hosted by Elisabeth Palmer, MMFA Assistant Curator of Education.

In preparation for the discussion, Elisabeth has put together a set of questions to consider while reading and respond to prior to the event on Wednesday, October 14.

This program is part of the series:



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