June & July at the Poetry Center
Ways of Looking: Thirteen Artist Books Inspired By Wallace Stevens: May 31 to June 20 / This exhibit of artist books created by undergraduate illustration students draws inspiration from Wallace Stevens’s poem “Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird.”
Whitman Circle Summer Social: Standing with Saguaros featuring Kimi Eisele: June 23, Wednesday at 5:30 PM / Join Tucson artist and writer Kimi Eisele in a happy hour conversation about her National Endowment for the Arts-funded “Standing with Saguaros” project, presented by Borderlands Theater. This Whitman Circle Summer Social event takes place in the Copper Room at Hotel Congress and is open to all.
Under the Influence of Wallace Berman: From Semina to Siglio: July 5 to August 5 / This exhibit highlights the scope of influence of Wallace Berman and the culture he created around his handmade journal, Semina, including works by poets of his circle as well as those made today.
Whitman Circle Summer Social: Poetry and Climate Change featuring Eric Magrane: July 20, Wednesday at 5:30 PM / Join us for happy hour with poet and geographer Eric Magrane in a discussion on poetry and climate change. This Whitman Circle Summer Social event takes place in the Copper Room at Hotel Congress and is open to all.
Summer Reading: Renee Angle & Wendy Burk: Our first Reading & Lecture Series event of the Summer 2016 season celebrates new publications from Renee Angle (WoO, Letter Machine Editions 2016) and Wendy Burk (Tree Talks: Southern Arizona, Delete Press 2016 and a translation of Tedi López Mills’s Against the Current, Phoneme Media 2016).