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MFA/Mass Poetry: Poets in the Galleries

November 28, 2018 | 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 28, 2018

Free

In fall of 2018 – from September through November – three poets will act as Poets in Residence at the galleries in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. The workshops will take place on Wednesday evenings 6:30 – 8:30 pm (Wednesday nights after 4 pm, admission is by voluntary contribution). The workshops are designed to be drop-in (although you can stay for the whole time if you like!) No poetry experience is required.

Once you write a poem based on the exhibit, you can submit it here. It might be featured online (on the Mass Poetry or MFA website), chosen as a Poem of the Moment by Mass Poetry, or excerpted for a Raining Poetry installation!

Regie Gibson will lead a workshop at the French Pastels exhibit September 5, 12, 19 and 26.

Kathi Aguero will lead a workshop at the Shelf Life exhibit October 3, 10, 17, 24.

Krysten Hill will lead a workshop at the Nutshells exhibit October 31, November 7, 14, 28. The workshop is called “Cecilia Vicuña: Disappeared Quipu.”

More info at www.masspoetry.org/mfa.

Details

Date:
November 28, 2018
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
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Website:
http://www.masspoetry.org/mfa

Organizer

Mass Poetry
Phone:
617-402-0812
Email:
sara@masspoetry.org
Website:
http://www.masspoetry.org/aneveningofinspiredleaders/

Venue

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
465 Huntington Ave
Boston, MA 02215 United States
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Phone:
1-800-440-6975
Website:
http://www.mfa.org/programs/lecture/an-evening-with-nick-flynn

Did You Know?

Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.