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  • Performances
    Friday, January 18th, 7:00 PM

    Get a sneak peek of Dances with Words and Music before it premieres at the 2019 Ravinia Festival. Emmy Award-nominated choreographer Venetia Stifler and her dance company, Concert Dance Inc.,...

    Ruth Page dancers
  • Performances
    Thursday, February 21st, 7:00 PM

    Enjoy a live performance by twin sisters Maris and Bryce O’Tierney, who bring together a dynamic blend of lyric poetry, jazz, indie pop, and Irish traditional music as the duo...

    maeve & quinn
  • Performances
    Sunday, March 3rd, 7:00 PM

    Join us for the world premiere of two compositions that combine poetry and music: Stein Songs, a song cycle based on the poetry of Gertrude Stein by composer Roger Zare,...

  • Performances
    Saturday, March 9th, 7:00 PM

    Join us for Inspection, an immersive, multi-channel sound work by acclaimed composer and sound experimentalist Florian Hecker. Leveraging the Poetry Foundation’s acoustically perfected performance space, Hecker uses computer-generated sound and a...

    Florian Hecker Processes Performance
  • Performances
    Saturday, March 23rd, 7:00 PM

    Explore a salon brought into the 21st century. The GRAMMY-nominated Spektral Quartet partners with Chicago-based artist and organizer Theaster Gates to spotlight some of the city’s most charismatic creatives in...

    Spektral Quartet
  • Performances
    Thursday, May 9th, 7:00 PM

    Come hear the spiritual intensity of Beethoven’s sublime String Quartet in A Minor, op. 132, a deeply personal work composed toward the end of his life. The Solera Quartet brings...

    Solera Quartet


11AM – 4PM
Please Note

Building Closures:

The Poetry Foundation will close at 1 PM on Thursday, December 13.

The building will be closed from Monday, December 24 through Tuesday, January 1 for the holidays. We will reopen to the public at 11 AM on Wednesday, January 2.