CelebrationsSaturday, August 25th, 1:00–4:00
Celebrate the winners of the Illinois state-wide Gwendolyn Brooks Youth Poetry Awards. Host Eve L. Ewing leads this lively event of poetry readings, food...
CelebrationsThursday, September 13th, 6:00 PM
Celebrate the launch of José Olivarez’s debut poetry collection, Citizen Illegal, at the National Museum of Mexican Art.
CelebrationsFriday, September 28th, 6:00 PM–9:00 PM
Celebrate the opening of the Poetry Foundation’s new exhibition, Krista Franklin: “…to take root among the stars.”
CelebrationsWednesday, October 10th, 6:00 PM
Celebrate Poetry Day with a reading by a selection of MacArthur Fellowship recipients.
CelebrationsSaturday, October 13th, 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
Sunday, October 14th, 10:00 AM–5:00 PM
Explore the Architecture Institute of America Award-winning home for poetry.
CelebrationsWednesday, October 17th, 7:00 PM
The Lit & Luz Festival of Language, Literature, and Art is a one-of-a-kind series of events featuring renowned authors, visual artists, and musicians from...
CelebrationsThursday, October 25th, 7:00 PM
Join us for Poetry magazine’s seasonal party! Celebrate recent issues of Poetry with contributors, editors, and the poetry curious.
CelebrationsFriday, August 17th
Tuesday, October 30th, 7:00 PM
The Chicago Literary Hall of Fame presents the Fuller Award for Lifetime Achievement to a Chicago author who has made an outstanding lifetime contribution...
The building will be closed to the public on Monday, September 17 and Tuesday, September 18. The building will resume normal hours on Wednesday, September 19.