WAM Reading Group for Members

WAM Reading Group for Members

Join our newly established, interactive reading group for members and staff of the Worcester Art Museum! Each month, we will select one book (fiction or nonfiction) related to any aspect of visual arts to read and discuss together.

  • Weekly discussions will take place through a private Facebook group.
  • At the conclusion of the book, the Reading Group will meet live (via Zoom) for a final discussion.

Participation in the Facebook group discussions is optional, as is the final Zoom meeting. Participate in as much of the group as you wish!

To join the group, email Rebecca at rebeccamorin@worcesterart.org.

We are thrilled to be partnering with the College of the Holy Cross to read Basquiat: A Graphic Novel by Paolo Parisi. We will meet via Zoom on Wednesday, March 3rd at 5:30pm for a discussion facilitated by Associate Professor Jorge Santos, English and Holy Cross Librarians.

“Basquiat: A Graphic Novel” book cover

The Worcester Art Museum screened the film, Boom For Real, on the artist, Jean-Michel Basquiat, as part of the Plein Air Film Series in the summer of 2019. This graphic novel can be found from retail booksellers as well as in many public libraries.

Check out a review of the novel from Artsy by Jacqui Palumbo from June 2019. You will also be able to view a few sample pages from the book.

Download the book discussion flyer PDF (211KB)