Early Bird Special: Literary

February 7, 2020

Read a book! Or a poem! Or a comic! Read anything you like, really, as long as you remember to enjoy the art of words during ArtWeek with these fantastic literary events. 

A big thank you to these event hosts who submitted their event applications by the Early Bird deadline.


At Home in the Universe: True Storytelling Sessions for Community at the Weston Art and Innovation Center- An evening of fun, spirited, community-minded storytelling in which a professional storyteller will share their experiences with attendees before they are invited to share their own stories! – Weston

Discovering Cape Cod & the Islands Through Poetry by Calliope Poetry at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod- At each site along a carefully crafted Cape & Islands poetry trail, you will have a chance to read and listen to a poem by a local poet or a favorite poem by a nationally recognized poet that celebrates the diversity of Cape Cod & the Islands – West Tisbury

Florence Poetry Carnival at the Florence Civic Building- Through fun activities and talks, the Florence Massachusetts community engages with poetry. Highlights include custom carnival games, a poetry tour of Florence, local printing presses, and the Emily Dickinson Museum – Florence

World's Largest Poem at The Mount
Monument Men and the Art of Daniel Chester French - Massachusetts Historical Society

Monument Man: The Life and Art of Daniel Chester French at the Massachusetts Historical Society- Harold Holzer discusses his new book exploring the life of America’s best-known sculptor, Daniel Chester French, who created the statue for the Lincoln Memorial, John Harvard in Harvard Yard, and The Minute Man in Concord, Massachusetts – Boston

PILCON 2020 at the Peabody Institute Library- Enjoy the Peabody’s very own Comic-Con, featuring artist and author panels, creative workshops, contests, an artist alley with local artists, and more! – Peabody

Spirits Podcast Live! at the Museum of Science- Spirits Podcast, a boozy dive into mythology, folklore and urban legends, comes to the Museum of Science for a live show this Spring! After the event, enjoy a meet and greet reception where you can chat with the creative team – Boston

World’s Largest Poem at The Mount– WordXWord is crowdsourcing the world’s “largest” poem to be performed on the grounds of Edith Wharton’s Estate—and you’re invited to be a part of this historic event! – Lenox

Be sure to check back for more information on these events and more when our calendar goes live on April 1st!

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