Fall 2017

National Events

 

Monday, Oct 16, 3:00pm

Boston, MA

Poets in the Palace: Jana Prikryl

In this new series, visitors will enjoy an intimate, hour-long reading by a living poet in one of the museum's historic galleries.

Jana Prikryl is the author of the poetry collection The After Party (2016). Her poetry and criticism appear widely, in magazines and journals such as the New Yorker, the Paris Review, the London Review of Books, the Nation, and the New York Review of Books. Her essays on photography and film appear regularly in the New York Review and the NationShe is a senior editor at the New York Review of Books.

Please Note: Tickets are free with paid admission to the Museum, but spaces are extremely limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis, beginning one week prior to each reading. Please check the Isabella Steward Gardner Musuem online Event calendar for more details. 
To be notified when registration is open and to receive updates about future Gallery Pop-Ups and other performances at the Gardner, please email performance@isgm.org to be added to their mailing list.

Copresented with Isabella Stewart Gardner Musuem.

Isabella Stewart Gardner Musuem
25 Evans Way 
Boston, MA 02115
 
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Monday, Nov 6, 3:00pm

Boston, MA

Poets in the Palace: Robert Pinsky

Robert Pinsky  is an American poet, essayist, literary critic, and translator. From 1997 to 2000, he served as Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress. He is the author of numerous books of poetry, essays, and translations.  His most recent poetry collection, At the Foundling Hospital, was published in 2016 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. His work has earned him the PEN/Voelcker Award, the William Carlos Williams Prize, the Lenore Marshall Prize, Italy's Premio Capri, the Korean Manhae Award, and the Harold Washington Award from the City of Chicago, among other accolades. He teaches at Boston University.

Please Note: Tickets are free with paid admission to the Museum, but spaces are extremely limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis, beginning one week prior to each reading. Please check the Isabella Steward Gardner Musuem online Event calendar for more details. 
To be notified when registration is open and to receive updates about future Gallery Pop-Ups and other performances at the Gardner, please email performance@isgm.org to be added to their mailing list.

Copresented with Isabella Stewart Gardner Musuem.

Isabella Stewart Gardner Musuem
25 Evans Way 
Boston, MA 02115
 
line
 

Monday, Dec 11, 3:00pm

Boston, MA

Poets in the Palace: Major Jackson

In this new series, visitors will enjoy an intimate, hour-long reading by a living poet in one of the museum's historic galleries.

Major Jackson is the author of four collections of poetry: Roll Deep (W. W. Norton, 2017); Holding Company (2010) and Hoops ( 2006), both finalists for an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literature-Poetry; and Leaving Saturn (University of Georgia, 2002), winner of the 2001 Cave Canem Poetry Prize and finalist for a National Book Critics Award Circle.

Please Note: Tickets are free with paid admission to the Museum, but spaces are extremely limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis, beginning one week prior to each reading. Please check the Isabella Steward Gardner Musuem online Event calendar for more details. 

To be notified when registration is open and to receive updates about future Gallery Pop-Ups and other performances at the Gardner, please email performance@isgm.org to be added to their mailing list.

Copresented with Isabella Stewart Gardner Musuem.

Isabella Stewart Gardner Musuem
25 Evans Way 
Boston, MA 02115
 
line
 

Monday, Dec 11, 7:30pm

Washington D.C.

Emily Dickinson Tribute
with Sandra Gilbert

In our annual celebration of Emily Dickinson's birthday, award-winning poet Sandra Gilbert reads Dickinson's work and discusses the great significance of her legacy.

Sandra M. Gilbert has published numerous collections of poetry, including the Patterson Prize winning Ghost Volcano and Kissing the Bread: New and Selected Poems 1969–1999, which won an American Book Award in 2000. Recent collections include Belongings and Aftermath: Poems. Gilbert's other work includes Inventions of Farewell, an anthology of elegies which she edited, and Death's Door: Modern Dying and the Ways We Grieve, a cultural and literary history of grief.

Co-sponsored by the Folger Shakespeare Library.

Admission is $15
Call 202-544-7077 for tickets.

For more information or visit www.folger.edu/poetry

Folger Theatre
Shakespeare Library
201 East Capitol Street, SE