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Summer Poetry Camp

Wednesday, June 13th – Wednesday, June 13th, 1:00 PM–3:00 PM
Wednesday, June 20th – Wednesday, June 20th, 1:00 PM–3:00 PM
Wednesday, June 27th – Wednesday, June 27th, 1:00 PM–3:00 PM

Poetry Foundation
61 West Superior Street

Participants meet once a week for three weeks to discuss poems by Terrance Hayes, Naomi Shihab Nye, and others. Lessons include a range of activities designed to strengthen poetic and storytelling skills and develop personal creativity. Campers will have the opportunity to explore the Foundation's library and create their own work in response to what they find there. This camp is open to students in sixth to eighth grade; all experience levels welcome. FREE. All materials and supplies will be provided. Register at library@poetryfoundation.org.

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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...