Decolonizing Refinement: Kingdom of this World

A new book club featuring Decolonizing Refinement: Kingdom of this World will take place, noon – 2 p.m. on January 19 at At the Williams Cottage, Spady Cultural Heritage Museum,  170 NW 5th Ave, Delray Beach. Tickets cost $40 per person. For more information, call 561-279-8883, email [email protected] or visit


In person and online, The Spady Museum’s new book club will explore Kingdom of This World by Cuban writer Alejo Carpentier. The artwork in the current exhibition, Decolonizing Refinement: Kingdom of this World, is artist Edouard Duval-Carrié’s illustration of Carpentier’s novel. Additional copies will be available for participants and visitors to purchase in advance. To attend in person, register by calling 561-279-8883.


Located at 170 NW Fifth Avenue in Delray Beach Florida, the Spady Cultural Heritage Museum is a black history museum and cultural center dedicated to sharing the cultural contributions of people of African descent. In addition to rotating exhibits, the museum hosts a history preservation bus tour, youth programming, genealogy workshops, lectures and panel discussions and MLK, Juneteenth and Kwanzaa celebrations. Exhibit Hours are 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Tuesday – Saturday. Admission: $10; Members are free. For more information, call 561.279.8883, email [email protected] or visit