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2017 Art Talks Back

January 19 - March 23

A Poetry Contest Based on Art through March 23

All adult/college area writers residing within the state of Michigan are invited to create original ekphrastic poems based on one of 10 selected works of art from the Muskegon Museum of Art’s permanent collection. Cash prizes, Museum memberships, and gift certificates will be awarded to the winning poets. The competition opens January 19 and ends March 23. An Awards Ceremony and Award Winners Reading will be held April 20, 6:00 pm.

Competition guidelines, images of selected works, and required entry forms will be available, starting January 19, at the Museum gift store or may be downloaded from the Museum’s website: www.muskegonartmuseum.org. Questions? Call the MMA Education Department 231.720.2587 or email: cmott@mpsk12.net.

First Place Award is underwritten by the Poetry Society of Michigan.

Poetry Society of Michigan



January 19
March 23