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Language of Art

Language of Art is DAI’s book club series for adults, young adults and lifelong learners. An Educator or Curator selects a reading and guides an hour-long discussion that connects the book’s themes to collection artworks or to exhibitions. This program explores a diversity of literary genres and is open to readers of all interests, from book-lovers to newcomers.

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Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters

Sessions:

Thursday Nov 17th (Zoom)

Saturday Dec 3 (In-Person)

Join Museum Educator Ayn Swann as we travel down the Nile river through late 19th century Egypt! Based on the archaeological research of that era, Egyptologist Amelia Peabody and her fictional adventures give us a timely window into standard practices and conceptions.

Limited copies are available at Dayton Metro Library/Search Ohio, or it is available for purchase from any major book vendor.

Language of Art will be offered twice, both Thursday 11/17 and Saturday 12/3, 12-1pm!

*Please note: December 3rd session is free to members and included in museum admission for non-members but is limited to 15 participants. Language of Art book selections may be subject to change.

How to Go

Advance registration required for all sessions! The link below allows registration for all upcoming Language of Art sessions.

Time
All sessions take place 12-1 p.m.

Cost:
Zoom Sessions:
Members: Free
Non-Members: Free 

In-Person Sessions:
Members: Free
Non-Members Adults: $15

Non-Member Seniors (60+): $10

Non-Member Youth: $5

 

For more information or to register by phone, call Guest Services, at 937-223-4ART (4278) during regular museum hours.

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