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Ekphrastic Poetry Invitational

Saturday, April 21, 2018, 3:00–4:30 p.m.
Various Galleries

Selected for their ability to paint pictures with words, slam and academic poets bare their ekphrastic impulse and create new and original poems inspired by artworks on view at the CMA. Join us for a series of in-gallery performances that celebrate art, poetry, and prose. Presented in partnership with Twelve Literary Arts. Ages 16 and older. Free.

Performers include Ali McClain, Damien McClendon, Ephraim Nehemiah, Kisha Nicole Foster, Mary Weems, Michelle Smith Quarles, Phil Metres, and Raja Freeman.