Dual Members - $75


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Contribute $75 and each receive the benefits of an Individual Membership. For two people receiving mail at the same address.

Price: $75.00

Seniors/Students/Educators - $40


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Contribute $40 and receive the benefits of an Individual Membership. For seniors 65 and over, full-time students, and educators. Please mail a photocopy of a valid ID.

Price: $40.00

Individuals - $50


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Contribute $50 and receive free admission to Poets House programs, discounts on special events including our annual Poetry Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge, a collectible Poets House Haiku Pencil and a "poetry advocate" button.

Price: $50.00


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Dear Aunt Emily and Uncle Walt

Poets House's own Michael Romanos introduces two of the most famous American poets of the 19th Century: Emily Dickinson and Walt Whitman. Inspired by their revolutionary poetry and fascinating life stories, children will write their own poetic letters to the poets.

What If…And Other Lives of Spring Blossoming

Join Richard Lewis and the Touchstone Center Theatre Ensemble in a workshop and performance and imagine becoming the sun and the moon, a blossoming flower and the spring rain.

Poem Runs and UnBEElievables with Douglas Florian

Join us for a morning of baseballs and bees as Douglas Florian reads hilarious poems from his two latest books Poem Runs and UnBEElievables. There will be line drives on paper and sweet verse in a workshop to follow.

Please Bury Me in the Library with J. Patrick Lewis

U.S. Children’s Poet Laureate J. Patrick Lewis will “bury” young visitors with his sidesplitting and endlessly imaginative poems from a career spanning over fifty poetry books for children. Not to be missed by any aspiring young writer, Lewis will talk about where his ideas come from and give great tips for those just starting out.

Floating Valentines: A Screening of The Red Balloon

In celebration of Valentine’s Day, Poets House presents Albert Lamorisse’s timeless children’s film classic The Red Balloon. Afterward, children will make their own floating valentines in the form of hot-air balloon mobiles.

A Florianthology: An Exhibition on the Art and Poetry of Douglas Florian

The unique collage-work, witty wordplay and educational rhymes of this award-winning children’s book author have inspired and entertained countless children. This exhibit features original art work and poetry from the illustrator and author's career as well as insight into his artistic process. Featuring original artwork and poetry from his award-winning books Mammalabilia, Insectlopedia, Dinothesaurus, Poetrees and more.

A Florianthology exhibit on view through Saturday, April 21, 2012


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