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Current Exhibition
April 21, 2022 – September 8, 2022

Planetaria is an exhibition of visual poems by Monica Ong that playfully takes poetry off the page as handheld volvelles, poetry broadsides, and installations, imagining the sky from a female...

Past Exhibitions
  • October 18, 2021 – March 13, 2022

    This installation, created by artist and designer Bob Faust, rejoices in the poems of Patricia Smith and invites you to recall our connectedness and partake in healing. Smith, who was raised...

    The facade of the Poetry Foundation building featuring art by Bob Faust
  • January 24, 2020 – March 31, 2020

    Jun Fujita: American Visionary, copresented with the Newberry Library, focuses on the extraordinary accomplishments of poet and photojournalist Jun Fujita. This exhibition is an expanded version of Jun Fujita: Oblivion,...

    Black and white photo of a man wearing an old fashioned hat standing behind an old fashioned camera.
  • January 9, 2020 – April 30, 2020

    Well known as one of the most gifted and prolific poets of the modern era, A.R. (Archie Randolph) Ammons was also an abundant painter. A.R. Ammons: Watercolors focuses on Ammons’s...

    Untitled by A.R. Ammons
  • September 5, 2019 – December 20, 2019

    Morden Tower, now one of Britain’s literary landmarks, was once a dusty, near-derelict medieval turret without plumbing or electricity. That changed on Bloomsday 1964 when Tom and Connie Pickard began...

    Exhibit: The Life of Poetry in Morden Tower