For Ages 8-10
Day Thursday
Time 6:00-7:30pm
Session May 22
826
826michigan
115 East Liberty Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

The 826 Salon: Interesting People Write Interesting Things (About Art)

Taught By:
Kati Shanks
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Artists and writers, welcome the 826michigan Museum of Contemporary and Not-So-Contemporary Art! Join us for an adventure in ekphrasis, which is the Greek word for description AND a brilliant kind of poetry, one writers use to describe, explore, and even compare pieces of art. In this workshop, we’ll read one of our favorite books about art, Bonjour, Mr. Satie by Tomie de Paola, and then we’ll take the time to write some ekphrastic poems of our own, using tools that poets use to make their work more vivid. We’ll end the evening by reading our poems aloud with each other, under the spell of the art in our lab.

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