EVENT CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER. WILL BE RESCHEDULED - DATE TBD.
Come join us on Sunday, April 3rd from Noon to 5:00pm for the Spring 2016 "First Sunday at The Mill Works"! We are Celebrating Poetry Month with a "Poetry Jam" throughout the afternoon!
Poetry Readings will be scheduled throughout the afternoon with readings by by local student and adult poets. Attendees can also register to read and share their literary works. Poetry readings will take place in The Packing House at The Mill Works.
"Visualizing Verse": Resident artists Carol Mackiewicz and Chris Gunderson invite guests to participate in exploring the relationship between art and poetry. Participants may select either a poem or a piece of art. They will then be invited exercise their creativity, by either creating an illustration based on a selected poem or a writing a poem based on the selected artwork. Material will be provided to work with by the program hosts, but guests are strongly encouraged to bring work of their own to add to the collection.
The Mill Works Poetry Jam: Schedule
12:00-1:00 pm E.O.Smith Poets; 1 Adult Poet
1:00-2:30 pm Ashford Elementary School Poets
2:30-3:00 pm "Visualizing Verse"
3:00-3:45 pm E.O. Smith and Tolland Poets
3:45-4:00pm 1 Adult Poet
4:00-4:45 pm E.O. Smith and Tolland Poets
Other activities include: Factory Tours, Open Artist Studios, and a visit to The Gardiner Hall Jr. Museum. Refreshments available. All activities are free to the public.
For more information please call 518-791-9474. Check our websites frequently for updates and new events ~The Mill Works: www.themillworks.us/events.html, and The Packing House: www.thepackinghouse.us/upcoming
The Mill Works is located at 156 River Road, Willington, CT 06279.