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ARTful Book Club

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ARTful Book Club


Riverside Art Museum

Start Date/Time

11/17/2018 11:00 AM

End Date/Time

11/17/2018 12:30 PM

Type of Event

Arts and Culture


Ai Kelley,,, 951-684-7111


Book lovers unite! Indulge your passion for art and reading by joining us for lively discussions about art-related books. For October and November, we’ll be reading about how artists have influenced and motivated one another, both real and imagined.

Cost is $5. Bring at start of discussion meeting.
RSVP is preferred. Call us at 951-684-7111 to RSVP. Readers will be sent discussion questions prior to each meeting.

Readers must read the book in advance. We encourage you to bring your copy for the discussion.

The Art of Rivalry: Four Friendships, Betrayals, and Breakthroughs in Modern Art by Sebastian Smee

Biographies, Memoirs

This book follows eight celebrated artists: Manet and Degas, Picasso and Matisse, Pollock and de Kooning, and Freud and Bacon, each linked by friendship, admiration, envy, and ambition. Each of these relationships presented challenges that triggered innovation and culminated in conflict.

Saturday, October 20, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Sacré Bleu: A Comedy d’Art by Christopher Moore, Jr.

Literature, Fiction

Part mystery, part history, part love story, and entirely hilarious, this book follows a young b

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