Museum Book Club: Memoirs of Hadrian

Tuesday, November 7, 2017
6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

4th Floor Special Exhibitions Gallery

Gallery Talks

Price: Free | Registration is FULL | Overflow participation is on a first come, first served basis.

Head of Antinous as Dionysos, Roman, A.D. 130-138, Marble, h. 15 in. (38.1 cm), San Antonio Museum of Art, gift of Gilbert M. Denman, Jr. Photography by Peggy Tenison.

Explore the many connections between Art and Literature with our Museum Book Club. Join David Saussy in the gallery for a guided discussion of Memoirs of Hadrian, by Marguerite Yourcenar as it corresponds to the artworks in special exhibition Antinous: The Emperor’s Beloved.


Reading of the novel ahead of time is recommended but not necessary. Passages will be read aloud during this discussion.


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