Ekphrastic Poetry in the Gallery and/or Museum Setting

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Participants will write poetry, inspired by paintings, photography, and sculpture located in the gallery and/or museum where the workshop takes place. Poet and painter Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda will use reproductions from Virginia Museum of Fine Arts’ collection to introduce ekphrastic poetry — a traditional approach to writing about art — and then select artwork from the statewide partner’s collection to inspire poems.

Audience: Adult
Enrollment: 15–20 participants