2022 Student Poetry Contest

Walt Whitman Birthplace Association THIRTY-SIXTH ANNUAL STUDENT POETRY CONTEST 2022 Theme: “Sing to my soul, renew its languishing faith and hope…” WW Contest: Write a poem about “Renewal” or feeling “Renewed” Deadline: March 18, 2022 Awards Ceremony: Sunday, May 15, 2022, from 12:00 noon – 2:00 PM at the Birthplace

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Children’s Masterpiece Painting Workshop: Van Gogh and Whitman

WWBA is delighted to present Virtual Children’s Masterpiece Painting Event: Vincent van Gogh & Walt Whitman an art and history program for children on Sunday, December 5th from 1:00PM to 2:00PM. How was Vincent van Gogh inspired by Walt Whitman? Children can join an interactive art event guided by an

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Walking With Whitman November 5 with Barbara Ann Branca and Bryan Gallo

Walking With Whitman Virtual Poetry Reading Featuring  Poet Barbara Ann Branca & Community Open Mic  Friday, November 5th, 2021 7:00PM – 9:00PM EST on Zoom  Walt Whitman Birthplace Association continues to present the 11th season of Poetry in Performance: Walking With Whitman. WWBA is delighted to host this virtual poetry reading featuring poet Barbara

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Spooky Poetic Yoga and Meditation WWBA LI Poet of the Year 2020 Christina M. Rau

Spooky Poetic Yoga and Meditation WWBA Long Island Poet of the Year 2020 Christina M. Rau Sunday, October 31st, 2021 2:30 – 3:30PM EST In-Person or on Zoom WWBA is delighted to present Poetic Yoga and Meditation with WWBA Long Island Poet of the Year 2020 Christina M. Rau. On

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Dante Alighieri’s The Divine Comedy: A Discussion With Cliff Bleidner

Live Virtual Discussion with Cliff Bleidner, WWBA 2021 Long Island Poet of the Year Thursday, October 14th, 2021 6:30 – 7:30PM EST   Thank you for Joining Us for This Event! Please Find All the Handouts Below. WWBA is delighted to present Dante Alighieri & The Divine Comedy, a virtual

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Imagining Whitman in Stony Brook Village Tour

PhD Candidate Andrew Rimby leads Imagining Whitman in Stony Brook Village, A Walt Whitman-Themed Walking Tour An In-Person or Virtual Experience Sunday, October 10th, 2021 1:00 – 2:30PM EST WWBA is delighted to present “Imagining Whitman in Stony Brook Village,” A Walt Whitman-Themed Walking Tour led by PhD Candidate Andrew

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YAWP: WWBA Group Art Exhibition 2021

Thursday, September 23, 2021 at 6:30PM EST “Meet the Artists” virtual reception via Zoom Exhibit on view through Friday, January 7, 2021 WWBA is delighted to present a group exhibit entitled YAWP. This group exhibit explores an excerpt from Walt Whitman’s poem “Song of Myself” from Leaves of Grass. Abstract,

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Walking With Whitman October 1st with Gregory Leadbetter, Tom Stock, and Rorie Kelly

Signature Series “Poetry in Performance: Walking With Whitman”   Live Poetry Readings & Music On Zoom   Friday, October 1st, 2021 – 7:00-9:00PM EST  Walt Whitman Birthplace Association (WWBA) continues to present the 10th season of Poetry in Performance: Walking With Whitman on Friday, October 1st, with Worcestershire, UK based Poet Gregory Leadbetter, Long Island based Poet Tom Stock, and

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WWBA at Arts On Terry 2021

Arts on Terry occurred September 26, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM WWBA is delighted to join Patchogue Arts Council as a Cultural Partner for Arts on Terry. You can visit us under the main tent to chat about Whitman and poetry with our 2020 LI Poet of the

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Poetry Writing Workshop: An Evening with Maria Lisella

Virtual Poetry Writing Workshop An Evening with Maria Lisella, Academy of American Poets Fellow & Queens Poet Laureate Thursday, October 7, 2021 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EST   WWBA is delighted to present Poetry Workshop: An Evening with Maria Lisella, Queens Poet Laureate & Academy of American Poets Fellow.

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