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Collection and Cocktails: A Poetry Foundation Library Open House

Wednesday, September 7th – Wednesday, September 7th, 5:30 PM–8:30 PM

Poetry Foundation
61 West Superior Street
Free admission on a first-come, first-served basis; pre-register  

Celebrate the library’s expanded fall hours by exploring the 30,000-volume non-circulating collection. Festivities include poetry fortune telling, poetry recording sessions, a scavenger hunt, and readings of favorite poems from the library collection by local poets Phil Jenks, Jennifer Karmin, Quraysh Lansana, Dolly Lemke, Anthony Madrid, Mike Puican, Kathleen Rooney, and Robbie Telfer. Complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres served.



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  • Neha Vedpathak, detail, “Bhaba,” (2016)
    Current Exhibition
    Jul 11, 2016 – Sep 15, 2016

    A virtual dialogue between the artist and the poets Rabindranath Tagore and Kay Ryan, Bhaba is a multi-disciplinary exhibition that includes a large-scale paper work, an installation of handmade “stones,” and a mixed-media garland. Vedpathak’s “plucking” technique, in which she...