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Write Into Art: Creative Writing Inspired by Visual Art

Daytime Program (Session 3 of 5-Session Course)

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 - 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ET
Code: 1K0055
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$40 - Member
$45 - Non-Member
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"Shell No. I" by Georgia O'Keeffe 1928 (Alfred Stieglitz Collection, Bequest of Georgia O'Keeffe National Gallery of Art, Washington)

Save $25 when you purchase all 5 sessions of this Write Into Art course!

STREAMING PROGRAM INFORMATION

  • This program is part of our Smithsonian Associates Streaming series.
  • Platform: Zoom
  • Online registration is required.
  • If you register multiple individuals, you will be asked to supply individual names and email addresses so they can receive a Zoom link email. Please note that if there is a change in program schedule or a cancellation, we will notify you via email, and it will be your responsibility to notify other registrants in your group.

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Discover how visual art can inspire creative writing and how writing can offer a powerful way to experience art. Join Mary Hall Surface, the founding instructor of the National Gallery of Art’s popular Writing Salon, for a series of five online workshops that explore essential elements of writing and styles through close looking, word-sketching, and imaginative response to prompts.

The sessions spotlight a diverse range of visual art chosen to inspire writers of all experience levels to deepen their process and practice. Each workshop has a limited enrollment to maximize interaction among the instructor and students.

Surface is a teaching artist, playwright, and theatre director and producer. She presents workshops nationwide in creative writing and drama as a Kennedy Center teaching artist and was a six-summer faculty member at Harvard’s Project Zero Classroom.

SESSION INFORMATION

Poetry: Words as Image

Experiment with diverse poetic forms in response to 20th-century American artist Georgia O’Keeffe’s shell paintings, including the spiraling Shell No. 1.

ADDITIONAL WORKSHOPS

If you are interested in additional Write Into Art workshops, view the upcoming winter schedule:

UPDATED PATRON INFORMATION

  • Once registered, patrons should receive an automatic email confirmation from CustomerService@SmithsonianAssociates.org.
  • Separate Zoom link information will be emailed closer to the date of the program. If you do not receive your Zoom link information 24 hours prior to the start of the program, please email Customer Service for assistance.
  • View Common FAQs about our Streaming Programs on Zoom.

Location
This program is part of our
Smithsonian Associates Streaming series.