Portraits of Poets

An Afternoon with Alice Quinn and Portraits of Poets 1910-2010

Thursday, January 14,  2010
3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

A guided tour of the exhibition, recently reviewed in The New York Times by Holland Cotter. The exhibit includes more than 180 images of poets--oils, drawings, and photographs, many of poets in childhood, from Langston Hughes, Marianne Moore, Countee Cullen, W. H. Auden, and T.S. Eliot to Sylvia Plath, Robert Lowell, Adrienne Rich, Allen Ginsberg, Bob Kaufman, Jerome Rothenberg, Ron Padgett, Yusef Komunyakaa, Patti Smith, Alice Walker, Anne Waldman, and Kenny Goldsmith.

Tickets: $25

The National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park
New York, NY                      


Please reply to brett@poetrysociety.org by noon on Wednesday, January 13, 2010 or call the Poetry Society of America at 212-254-9628.

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If you are unable to attend, we hope you will visit our website feature of photos of poets in childhood and youth!