Nov 14th 2019

Workshop: The Poem as a Place of Respite

@ Smart Museum of Art

5550 S Greenwood Ave, Chicago, IL 60637

Opening Thursday, November 14th, from 6PM - 8PM

On view through Sunday, December 15th

Join the Smart Museum of Art and Poetry Foundation for a poetry reading, discussion, and creative writing workshop.

Presented in conjunction with Down Time: On the Art of Retreat, the workshop explores poems by Black poets that imagine, perform, or create places of respite. The evening also features a tour of the exhibition and a guided writing exercise that engages with the poetic form as a space for escape, renewal, and transformation.

FREE, open to all. Space may be limited, please register in advance.

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