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Ekphrastic Poetry Workshop with Jodie Hollander
February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Experience art at a new level and use it to inspire your writing. Internationally known poet, Jodie Hollander, teaches this workshop, in which participants respond poetically to exhibitions at the museum. Students will study examples of celebrated poems that respond to or were inspired by art. Then students will be led through a variety of writing activities inspired by the art, ultimately leading to a draft of an original poem. Students will discuss poetic techniques such as the use of vivid imagery, the importance of sonics, how to shape a poetic line as well as techniques for drafting and revision. No experience necessary.
Minimum to run the class: 10, Register by Tuesday, February 19
Price: Non member price $25.00; Member price $20.00