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Saturday, April 30 • 3:15pm - 4:15pm
The World in a Grain of Sand: Incorporating Scale in Poetry and Art

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Galaxies and exoplanets, scanning electron microscopes, 4 million queries per minute on Google: in our ever expanding universe, is the human brain still 'wider than the sky' as Emily Dickinson said? What is the role of poet/artist in helping us understand how and where humans fit? Join poet and museum professional Meg Winikates to explore the use of scale in poetry and art in PEM's Sizing It Up exhibition, experiment with physical and mental scale in your writing, and generate a poem idea (or three!) inspired by the artworks on view.

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Margaret (Meg) Winikates

Director of Engagement, New England Museum Association
Margaret Winikates is a writer and museum professional from Boston and Sharon, MA. She writes poetry and fiction, as well as being the co-editor of New England Museums Now. Meg is thrilled and honored to be one of the poets selected for the Ekphrastic Poetry Gallery at this year's... Read More →

Saturday April 30, 2016 3:15pm - 4:15pm EDT
PEM East India Marine Hall Peabody Essex Museum, 161 Essex St, Salem, MA 01970