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Devotion | Patti Smith


Patti Smith



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September 27, 2017, 7:00pm - 8:30pm, RISD Museum. Renowned artist and author Patti Smith reads from her latest book, Devotion, a detailed account of her own creative process, inspirations, and unexpected connections. Sold out event. Limited seating, pre-registration required. Limit of 4 tickets per person. All prices include a copy of Devotion and are non-refundable.

Live simulcast available at the RISD Museum’s Metcalf Auditorium, 20 North Main Street, for free on a first come, first served basis. A limited number of free student tickets available through a lottery system through RISD’s Center for Arts & Language.

Patti Smith is a writer, performer, and visual artist. Her memoir Just Kids received a National Book Award, and her recent book M Train is a critically acclaimed New York Times bestseller. Smith was awarded the prestigious title of Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres by the French Republic. Her seminal album Horses has been hailed as one of the top 100 albums of all time, and in 2007 she was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Smith lives in New York City.

Devotion | Patti Smith