Virtual Book Club Inspired by ‘Quiet Spaces’: Discuss The Lure of the Local

Stay engaged and keep your mind active! Join artist and professor Aimée Henny Brown for a virtual discussion of Lucy Lippard’s book The Lure of the Local: Senses of Place in a Multicentred Society. These informal discussions led by Brown will focus on themes relating to the art world, place and landscape, and community.

The book club discussion will take place on the following Thursdays at 7pm PST and will last no longer than 1 hour.

June 4: Be prepared to discuss the Introduction | Chapter 1 “Sweet Home” | Chapter 2 “Being in Place”


June 18: Be prepared to discuss Chapter 3 “On the Move” | Chapter 4 “In a Word” | Chapter 5 “In an Image”


July 2: Be prepared to discuss Chapter 6 “Out of Place” | Chapter 7 “On and Off the Map”


We encourage you to read the chapters in advance of the meeting dates to take part in the discussion.

To participate, you must have an email address, a computer or phone, and an Internet connection.

Free | Adults 16 years and up | Pre-registration is required for this virtual event | Maximum number of participants is 15 people

Upon registering, you will receive instructions via email on how to access a copy of the book and on how to join the virtual meetings.


About Aimée Henny Brown

Aimée Henny Brown is an artist and professor of art at the University of the Fraser Valley in Abbotsford, British Columbia. She obtained her Master of Fine and Media Arts at NSCAD University in Halifax in 2007 and her Bachelor of Fine Arts at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, focusing on print and book media. Brown has exhibited her work nationally and internationally and is represented by the Vancouver Art Gallery Art Rental & Sales Program.