Tall Tales: The Island of Sea Women

Tall Tales: The Island of Sea Women

A thoughtful book discussion making connections between art and literature.

First 10 people to register receive a free copy of the book!

In our exhibit, In a Different Light: Winslow Homer & Frederic Remington, the museum features paintings and prints by Homer that were inspired by his time in Cullercoats, England. This small, coastal village was home to the fishwives, who became a popular subject for Homer. The women were strong, sturdy and essential to the local economy of the small fishing village. Similarly, the Korean island of Jeju boasts a long tradition of women engaging in dangerous physical work by the sea – the haenyeo, or female sea divers.

Join us for our next Tall Tales book discussion as we read and discuss The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See. Please read the selected book prior to the program.

 

Registration: Required – opens September 11


Ages:
18+
Contact: Leslie Thompson at lthompson@SidRichardsonMuseum.org or 817.332.6554 if you have any questions or would like to be added to the wait list when registration is full.

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Date

Oct 24 2020

Time

10:30 am - 11:30 am

Cost

FREE

Location

Sid Richardson Museum
309 Main St., Fort Worth, TX 76102

Organizer

Leslie Thompson
Email
lthompson@SidRichardsonMuseum.org