More information about this week's event:
Saturdays, September 3, 17, 24, and October 22 | from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. | Haymaker Farmers’ Market
Stanzas is a community arts project created by the Wick Poetry Center
at Kent State University in partnership with Haymaker Farmers’ Market in
celebration of their 30th anniversary. Community members can share
memories about the market, its vendors and volunteers, and the important
way it serves the Kent community to the online gallery or
by visiting the Traveling Stanzas Poetry Makerspace at the market. Each
visitor's contribution will add to a growing community poem: haymaker.marketstanzas.com.
Market Stanzas is funded by generous grants from the Kent Rotary Foundation and the Ohio Arts Council.
TRAVELING STANZAS POETRY & DESIGN TALK
Thursday, September 15, 6:00 p.m. | Akron Art Museum (1 S High St, Akron)
13 years, the Traveling Stanzas project with Wick Poetry Center has
translated the creative expression of poets in our community into
stunning works of visual art. New posters from this project will be on
display starting 9/2. Join us for a conversation between the young poets
and the poster designers.
MAPPING AKRON - EXPRESSIVE WRITING WORKSHOP
Thursday, September 15, 7:00 p.m. | Akron Art Museum (1 S High St, Akron)
presentation about Traveling Stanzas (see above), join Teaching Artists
from the Wick Poetry Center for a writing and placemaking workshop from
its new initiative “Mapping Akron.” In a yearlong series of creative
writing and placemaking workshops with everyday Akronites, the Wick
Poetry Center will build an interactive, digital map of Akron, which
will explore individuals’ sense of place and home and contribute to the
vital artistic ecosystem of the city.
EVERY FRIDAY: WICK WEEKLY POETRY WRITING WORKSHOPS
Every Friday, 1:00 p.m. | Wick Poetry Center (in May Prentice House) Starting September 2nd
the Wick Poetry Center student workers and interns for a free workshop
each week. Wick Weekly invites Kent State students and community members
to engage in informal writing prompts and activities. No prior writing
experience is required.
Weekly follows the Kent State University Academic Calendar, and will
not take place on days when the University is closed. No registration is