Create poetry with poets in the galleries

This fall, discover the MFA’s special exhibitions through poetry. Partnering with Mass Poetry, the MFA presents three poets-in-residence to share their work and invite you to create your own poems inspired by the artwork. For all ages and abilities. Materials and instruction will be provided.

Free with Museum Admission


In This Series

Regie Gibson headshot

Gallery Activities and Tours

Pastels. Polaroids and the Portrait Poem.
September 5, 2018
6:30 pm8:30 pm
Occurs every week every Wednesday.

Join poet Regie Gibson for Poetry in the Galleries All art is a dialogue between the seer and the seen (scene). Through the pastels in “French...

Regie Gibson headshot

Gallery Activities and Tours

Pastels. Polaroids and the Portrait Poem.
September 12, 2018
6:30 pm8:30 pm

Join poet Regie Gibson for Poetry in the Galleries All art is a dialogue between the seer and the seen (scene). Through the pastels in “French...

Regie Gibson headshot

Gallery Activities and Tours

Pastels. Polaroids and the Portrait Poem.
September 19, 2018
6:30 pm8:30 pm

Join poet Regie Gibson for Poetry in the Galleries All art is a dialogue between the seer and the seen (scene). Through the pastels in “French...

Regie Gibson headshot

Gallery Activities and Tours

Pastels. Polaroids and the Portrait Poem.
September 26, 2018
6:30 pm8:30 pm

Join poet Regie Gibson for Poetry in the Galleries All art is a dialogue between the seer and the seen (scene). Through the pastels in “French...

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Gallery Activities and Tours

The Extraordinary in the Ordinary
October 3, 2018
6:30 pm8:30 pm
Occurs every week every Wednesday.

Join poet Kathleen Aguero for Poetry in the Galleries Join award-winning Boston poet and teacher Kathleen Aguero, and use writing poetry to help us...

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Gallery Activities and Tours

The Extraordinary in the Ordinary
October 10, 2018
6:30 pm8:30 pm

Join poet Kathleen Aguero for Poetry in the Galleries Join award-winning Boston poet and teacher Kathleen Aguero, and use writing poetry to help us...

Kathleen Aguero headshot

Gallery Activities and Tours

The Extraordinary in the Ordinary
October 17, 2018
6:30 pm8:30 pm

Join poet Kathleen Aguero for Poetry in the Galleries Join award-winning Boston poet and teacher Kathleen Aguero, and use writing poetry to help us...

Kathleen Aguero headshot

Gallery Activities and Tours

The Extraordinary in the Ordinary
October 24, 2018
6:30 pm8:30 pm

Join poet Kathleen Aguero for Poetry in the Galleries Join award-winning Boston poet and teacher Kathleen Aguero, and use writing poetry to help us...

Gallery Activities and Tours

Rooted Narratives
October 31, 2018
6:30 pm8:30 pm
Occurs every week every Wednesday except Nov 21.

Join poet Krysten Hill for Poetry in the Galleries Join Boston poet, educator, and performer Krysten Hill in the galleries.  Prompted by the...

Gallery Activities and Tours

Rooted Narratives
November 7, 2018
6:30 pm8:30 pm

Join poet Krysten Hill for Poetry in the Galleries Join Boston poet, educator, and performer Krysten Hill in the galleries.  Prompted by the...

Gallery Activities and Tours

Rooted Narratives
November 14, 2018
6:30 pm8:30 pm

Join poet Krysten Hill for Poetry in the Galleries Join Boston poet, educator, and performer Krysten Hill in the galleries.  Prompted by the...

Gallery Activities and Tours

Rooted Narratives
November 28, 2018
6:30 pm8:30 pm

Join poet Krysten Hill for Poetry in the Galleries Join Boston poet, educator, and performer Krysten Hill in the galleries.  Prompted by the...