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Art Talks Back

January 24 - March 28

A Poetry Contest Based on Art

Competition ends: March 28

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

Entry form (required)

The competition ends on March 28. 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.

The Art Talks Back poetry project is underwritten by Michael and Patricia Wade.

First Place award is sponsored by the Poetry Society of Michigan.


January 24
March 28


Muskegon Museum of Art


Muskegon Museum of Art
296 W. Webster Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States
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