American Poetry Museum



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Museum Hours

American Poetry Museum’s Center for Poetic Thought is open Tuesday and Thursday from 5pm to 8pm and Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm.

2019 Poetry Readings & Events

Sunday, April 7th • 3-5

Poets Rasheed Copeland and Paine the Poet reading from their work

Saturday, April 13th • 5-8

Opening for Microcosm - Macrocosm exhibit of prints from the International Print Exchange Programme, representing 40 printmakers from across the globe. Poetry reading by Sami Miranda, with music by Pepe Gonzalez, Taimoor Saeedi and Deepak Ram.

(this will be an Artswalk event that includes both the American Poetry Museum and Cheryl Edwards Studio)

Thursday, April 18th •6:30-8:30

Willie Perdomo and Naomi Ayala reading from their work

Friday, April 26th • 6-8

Poets Ana Portnoy Brimmer,Lark Omura,Tatiana Figueroa reading from their work.

Sunday, May 5th • 3-5

Poets Katy Richey and Jose Padua reading from their work

Sunday, May 26th • 3-5

Poets Henry Mills and Silvana Straw reading from their work

Sunday, June 23rd • 3-5

Poets Venus Thrash and Wendy Chin-Tanner reading from their work

Sunday, September 22nd • 3-5

Brian Gilmore and Laini Mataka reading from their work