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July 2019

Celebration of Indian Poetry & Culture: Aimee Nezhukumatathil & Rajiv Mohabir – Sunken Garden Poetry Festival

July 21, 2019, 5:00 pm

This evening at the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival features a celebration of Indian Poetry & Culture with readings by Ravi Mahbir & Aimee Nezhukumatathil. [Read more]

Poetry Writing Workshop: Chris Abani

July 31, 2019, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

REGISTER FOR WORKSHOP Don’t miss this opportunity to practice your craft with award-winning poet Chris Abani.  Workshop topics will be revealed as they become available. Tickets Adults  |  $70 College Students  |  $45 Chris Abani and Mai Der Vang will be reading at the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival in the evening. Please note: Admission to the festival… [Read more]

Poetry Writing Workshop: Mai Der Vang

July 31, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Don’t miss this opportunity to practice your craft with award-winning poets Chris Abani and Mai Der Vang. [Read more]

Poetry of Our World: Mai Der Vang & Chris Abani – Sunken Garden Poetry Festival

July 31, 2019, 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

This evening at the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival features Poetry of our World with readings by Chris Abani & Mai Der Vang. [Read more]

August 2019

Poetry Writing Workshop: Elizabeth Acevedo

August 11, 2019, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to practice your craft with Elizabeth Acevedo during Young Poets Day at the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival! [Read more]

Young Poets Day: Elizabeth Acevedo – Sunken Garden Poetry Festival

August 11, 2019, 5:00 pm

This evening at the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival features Young Poets Dat with Elizabeth Acevedo and the winners of the Fresh Voices Poetry Competition. [Read more]

September 2019

Timeless Voices at Hill-Stead Museum

September 11, 2019
Timeless Voices at Hill-Stead

A five-week exploration of appreciating, experimenting and writing poetry.  [Read more]

August 2020

Young Poets Day with Mahogany L. Browne – Sunken Garden Poetry Festival

August 9, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Young Poets Day of the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival features Mahogany L. Browne, a California-born, Brooklyn-based writer, educator, activist, mentor, and curator.  She is joined by the winners of the Fresh Voices Poetry Competition, an outstanding program that offers students the opportunity to write and perform their own poetry. In-person and livestream tickets are available. [Read more]

September 2020

Rescheduled – A Conversation with Joy Harjo

September 15, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join us for an exclusive conversation with Joy Harjo in advance of the larger closing celebration of Hill-Stead’s Sunken Garden Poetry Festival.  [Read more]

Rescheduled – Joy Harjo – Sunken Garden Poetry Festival

September 15, 5:00 pm - 7:45 pm

This evening at the Sunken Garden Poetry Festival features readings by United States Poet Laureate Joy Harjo, the first Native American Poet Laureate. She is joined by Orice Jenkins a singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. In-person and livestream tickets are available. [Read more]

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