Dominic Smith is the author of four novels, including The Last Painting of Sara de Vos. The 2016 publication—a New York Times best seller and a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice—is the MFAH Book Club selection for this summer.

The author visits the Museum to discuss the inspirations behind the narrative and characters in The Last Painting of Sara de Vos. A book signing follows.

• $15 MFAH members
• $20 Nonmembers
Secure your seat in advance! Get online tickets below for the talk, which takes place in the mezzanine level of the Beck Building.

About the Speaker
Dominic Smith serves on the fiction faculty in the Warren Wilson MFA Program for Writers and has taught at the University of Texas at Austin, Southern Methodist University, and Rice University. He grew up in Sydney, Australia, and now lives in Austin. His writing has appeared in numerous publications, including Texas Monthly, the AtlanticChicago Tribune, and New York Times

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