Apr 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Book Discussion – Master Thieves. Join librarian Rachel Sideman-Kurtz for a discussion of Master Thieves: The Boston Gangsters Who Pulled Off the World’s Greatest Art Heist by Stephen Kurkjian.
Apr 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join us for a showing of The Thomas Crown Affair, a remake of the 1968 classic. Starring Pierce Brosnan, Rene Russo and Dennis Leary, this film is about a thrill-seeker who steals art for a living and meets his[...]
Apr 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Wayland Reads Panel – The Value of Art 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Apr 11 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Wayland Reads – Art Talk with Judy Schurgin 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Apr 13 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Documentary: Mystery of a Masterpiece. In 2007 a striking portrait of a woman in renaissance dress made world headlines. Originally sold nine years before for $20,000, the portrait is now thought to be an undiscovered masterwork by[...]
Apr 13 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Join librarian Rachel Sideman-Kurtz for a discussion of all three Wayland Reads books. This program immediately follows the showing of the film, Mystery of a Masterpiece.
Apr 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
An art educator from Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts will show reproductions of several paintings in the Museum’s collection and will then give a short painting workshop. Each child will get to make a painting. Limited to[...]
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Robin Starr is the Director of American & European Works of Art, overseeing a staff of specialists who appraise and catalog prints, paintings, sculpture, and works on paper. She is widely regarded as one of Skinner’s[...]
Apr 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Children are invited to make their own artwork in different media. The pieces will be placed in paper frames and hung throughout the library. This is the last of three Make Your Own Masterpiece workshops[...]
Apr 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Join librarian Pam McCuen for a discussion of Moxie and the Art of Rule Breaking by Erin Dionne. For youth ages 10 and up, and adults.
May 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Join us for the author’s discussion of her book, The Art Forger. The program will be followed by book-signing. Books will be available for purchase. B.A. Shapiro is the New York Times bestselling author of The Muralist, The Art Forger, The Safe[...]
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