Sunday, August 26, 2012

PAST: POETRY + EXHIBIT TOUR: "Poetic Likeness" Family Day includes an Exhibit Tour, Poetry Writing Workshops and an Open Mic at the National Portrait Gallery along with the DC Youth Slam Team and Split this Rock SAT, April 6th from 11:00am - 3:00pm, All ages, Free

Poetic Likeness Family Day at the National Portrait Gallery
Saturday, April 6th
11:00am - 3:00pm
All ages, Free

Come out the National Portrait Gallery in Chinatown this Saturday to join the DC Youth Slam Team for a fun-filled day of family-friendly poetry activities and performances in honor of National Poetry Month.

Celebrate National Poetry Month with the museum and DC-based poetry group Split This Rock. Take a curator-led tour of Poetic Likeness: Modern American Poets, listen to the DC Youth Slam perform, participate in mini-poetry workshops, and join in a short “open mic” poetry session for children.

Schedule of events:
11:30am - 12:30pm
Tour the Poetic Likeness Exhibit with Expert Guide
12:30pm - 2:00pm
Poetry writing workshops based on the exhibit, led by DC Youth Slam Team teaching artists
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Open Mic Performance

National Portrait Gallery
(attached to the Smithsonian American Art Museum)
8th & G St, NW
Metro: Gallery Pl - Chinatown

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