A man sits with his chin on his hand looking down in concentration at a heap of printed pages on the table in front of him. The room around him is lined with overflowing bookshelves.

Madija Aijaz, These Silences Are All the Words(still), 2018, 4K Digital Film. Collection of the artist.

Sep. 27, 2022

Poetry Workshops with Poetry Promise

October 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th, 2022, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art

Join us every Saturday in October for two hours of art and poetry. Each week, a professional local poet will meet us at the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art where we will enjoy a different exhibition and create poetry inspired by the artworks. The sessions on October 8, 15, and 29 are ideal for adults, while October 1 and 22 are great for all ages. Participants of any skill level are welcome. Come for one session or all five.

The workshops will run from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. on October 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29. Participants should bring their own paper and writing tools. Guests who require special accommodation should contact the Marjorie Barrick Museum at barrick.museum@unlv.edu or 702-895-3381 before 5 p.m. on the Wednesday before their chosen session. UNLV campus parking is free on weekends. Register for free at https://forms.gle/26c2cYZg2aeKHTmFA.

This program was made possible by Clark County Outside Agency Grant (OAG) county general funds.


You can see Madija Aijaz's film (pictured) at the Barrick Museum in Notes For Tomorrow, a traveling exhibition organized and produced by Independent Curators International (ICI) and initiated by Frances Wu Giarratano, Becky Nahom, Renaud Proch, and Monica Terrero. The exhibition was made possible with the generous support of the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, VIA Art Fund, and ICI’s Board of Trustees and International Forum.