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Art Talks Back! Writing Salon

January 23 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Kick off Art Talks Back! Bring your notebooks and get inspired by this year’s selection of artworks for our annual Art Talks Back poetry contest. Light refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public.

2020 Art Talks Back: A Poetry Contest Based on Art

January 23 – March 26

Michigan writers are invited to create original ekphrastic poems based on one of ten selected works of art from the Muskegon Museum of Art’s permanent collection in this year’s Art Talks Back poetry contest. Cash prizes, Museum memberships, and gift certificates will be awarded to the winning poets.

Competition guidelines, images of selected works, and required entry forms will be available starting January 23 at muskegonartmuseum.org. Entries must be digitally submitted.

The competition ends on March 26. The awards ceremony and poetry reading will be held April 18, 6:00 pm.

Call 231.720.2577 for more information or email cjackson1@muskegonartmuseum.org.

First prize award sponsored by the Poetry Society of Michigan


January 23
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm


Muskegon Museum of Art


Muskegon Museum of Art
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Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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