“… to take root among the stars.” is a speculative “mapping” project wherein evidence of Afrofuturist and AfroSurrealist thought is traced, imagined, and archived in and on handmade paper.
June 21, 2018 – September 14, 2018
Step inside the poem “On Visiting the Franklin Park Conservatory & Botanical Gardens” by Khaty Xiong. This interactive exhibit presents a visualization of Xiong’s...
April 1, 2018 – June 8, 2018
Elizabeth Kray (1916–1987) was a visionary arts administrator and imaginative inventor of poetry programs and initiatives. Before founding Poets House, the poetry library and...
January 10, 2018 – March 28, 2018
This exhibition highlights the work and life of poet and artist Ava Kadishson Schieber. Kadishson Schieber was born Jewish in Novi Sad, Yugoslavia, in...
October 5, 2017 – December 22, 2017
For this exhibition, Chicago poets, artists, and organizing communities were invited to contribute signs of resistance: posters, banners, and other ephemera of direct action...