In the Texas Hill Country city of Fredericksburg, an artist and a poet share an exhibition.
Looking for the Poetry in Vermeer, a Blockbuster of an Art Exhibition
The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is exhibiting the largest number of paintings ever assembled by Johannes Vermeer. You’re invited to write a poem to join in.
Poets and Poems: Barbara Crooker and “Les Fauves”
“Les Fauves,” the newest collection of poetry by Barbara Crooker, is inspired by the paintings of the Fauvism movement, especially those of Henri Matisse.
Learning to Love Art—It’s as Easy as Riding a Bike
Megan Willome learns to love art while visiting her town’s art galleries and studios on a bicycle tour.
Top 10 Picks at the Indianapolis Museum of Art
Here are five great reasons to love the Indianapolis Museum of Art, with 10 great art picks to bring those reasons alive.
Literary Tour: International Quilt Study Center & Museum, Lincoln, NE
Discover the way a quilt can speak to the identity of a person and a community in this tour of the International Quilt Study Center & Museum in Lincoln, NE.
Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA
Join Dolly Lee on her latest literary tour and explore the wide range of contemporary art in the collection at the Cantor Art Center at Stanford.
Regional Tours: Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE
Michelle DeRusha ponders the artist’s power to shape and influence a viewer’s understanding of a particular place or people at Omaha’s Joslyn Art Museum.
Regional Tours: Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln NE
Take a literary tour of Lincoln’s Sheldon Museum of Art, from the giant head on the steps to giant torn pages in the breeze and everything in between.
Edvard Munch – Poet?
Edvard Munch is known for his paintings, especially “The Scream.” But he was also a poet, and wrote many entries in his private journals in poetic form.
Regional Tour: Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, NY
Go back to the Neuberger Museum of Art at New York’s Purchase College with former museum staffer, Victoria Addesso in our latest Literary Tour.
Literary Tour: David Levinthal’s “MAKE BELIEVE” Exhibit at San Jose Museum of Art
Visit David Levinthal’s ‘MAKE BELIEVE’ exhibit at San Jose Museum of art, with cultural images such as Barbie, baseball, World War II and sexual politics.
Literary Tours: Robert Indiana at the Indianapolis Museum of Art
While oft celebrated as a meticulous Pop artist with recognizable use of color, line, and shape, Charity Singleton Craig sees Robert Indiana as a poet, novelist and memoirist.
Literary Tours: Palm Springs Art Museum
On literary tours we often stop at places such as the Palm Springs Art Museum, to enjoy a visual feast.
Literary Tour: Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, Florida
In today’s literary tour, Kathryn Neel takes us into the jungle off the Atlantic coast in Florida for a colorful tour of the Atlantic Center for the Arts.
Literary Tours: Rex Hausmann’s Max-a-mal Exhibit at The Cody Center
Tweetspeak Literary Tours take us many places. This time we visit Rex Hausmann’s Max-a-mal Exhibit at The Cody Center on the grounds of Laity Lodge retreat center.
How to Become a Better Writer: Write Like a Painter
Can studying the work of a visual artist teach you how to become a better writer? Charity Singleton Craig thinks so, with four paintings by Henri Matisse.
Regional Tours: Matisse at Indianapolis Museum of Art
The work of Henri Matisse was not made to capture an impression, nor an exacting representation. His work captures the essence. Sort of like good writing.
The Poet’s Son: Ai Weiwei
Charity Singleton Craig explores Ai Weiwei’s exhibit “According to What?” pondering the question of what it is that makes something art art along the way.
National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Maureen Doallas takes us on a tour of the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden on the Mall in Washington, D.C.