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Exhibition Openings: Walking the Brooklyn Bridge: Poems on Brooklyn & Beyond and Walt Whitman & the Art of the Book

Walt Whitman
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Walking the Brooklyn Bridge exhibit poster
Date and Time: 
June 12, 2015 - 6:00PM to 8:00PM
Event Location: 
Cheney Chappell Exhibition Space and Kray Hall
Admission: 
Free

Walking the Brooklyn Bridge on view June 12 through July 25; Walt Whitman & the Art of the Book on view June 12 - September 19

Join Poets House in celebrating the opening of two exhibitions that honor twenty years of our most iconic event, The Poetry Walk Across the Brooklyn Bridge.

Walking the Brooklyn Bridge: Poems on Brooklyn & Beyond
Curated by Kevin Young from the collection of the Raymond Danowski Poetry Library at Emory University, this show features rare books by major American poets who celebrated the Brooklyn Bridge, thematically and historically.

Walt Whitman & the Art of the Book: Contemporary Visions
Curated by Deirdre Lawrence and drawn from the collection of the Brooklyn Museum, Walt Whitman & the Art of the Book presents a diverse selection of contemporary artist books, inspired by the work Walt Whitman.

Artists talk with Allen Crawford, Sam Gordon, Barbara Henry, and Davin Kuntze, contributors to Walt Whitman & the Art of the Book - 7:00pm

Event Sponsored By: 
The Brooklyn Museum, Poets House, and the Raymond Danowski Poetry Library at Emory University
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations
Exhibitions
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