Ekphrastic Poetry Workshop with Peter Money
Join us for a tour of our exhibitions, Hope and Hazard: A Comedy of Eros and Ready. Fire! Aim., followed by an ekphrastic poetry workshop led by Peter Money. From the Greek word meaning “description”, an ekphrastic poem is a vivid description meant to amplify and expand the meaning of a work of art. Participants will compose and share a poem inspired by one of the artworks on view. Peter Money is a poet, editor, and teacher. He is also co-founder and director of Harbor Mountain Press. His books include These Are My Shoes, A Big Yellow, Finding It: Selected Poems, Che: A Novella In Three Parts, and American Drone: New & Select Poems. In 2012, Graywolf Press published his co-translations (with Sinan Antoon) of Saadi Youssef’s poems, Nostalgia, My Enemy. Admission: Free Participants bring their own notebooks. Pencils will be provided. Smartphones recommended if possible. Space is limited and registration is required.
Date & Time
August 12, 2017
2:30PM - 5:30PM