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Reading, and debut of Visual Poetry
June 3, 2022 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pmFree – $10
Award Winners XXII Opening Reception and Concert
I will read a nonfiction excerpt from my hybrid genre memoir What Were the Names of the Trees? In addition, this opening reception at the Biggs Museum debuts my visual essay-poem “Don’t Erase Me” and in collaboration with my sister, comic artist Maria Balingit, a graphic narrative version of my essay “The KFC.”
Writers, musicians, composers and visual artists participating in this event are recipients of the Delaware Division of the Arts 2022 fellowships.
WHERE: The Biggs Museum of American Art, 406 Federal Street, Dover, DE 19901, Outdoor concert and ceremony.
Exhibition opening continues inside with Visual Artist Award Winners’ works on display.
WHEN: Friday, June 3, 2022, 5PM to 8PM
WHAT: Award Winners XXII Opening Reception and Concert
CONCERT and AWARD CEREMONY: on the lawn 5:30-6:30PM, BYOP (“Bring Your Own Picnic”), blanket, chairs, and additional refreshments! Your registration will reserve you a socially-distanced spot on our lawn. You may arrive at 4:30 PM to set-up and start your picnic.
COVID PRECAUTIONS: we ask that you keep your mask on when not eating or drinking. Inside the museum you will also find light refreshments.
PRE_REGISTRATION: Register online or call 302-674-2111 ext. 0.
Members: Free; Adults: $10; Seniors: $8; Children (18 & under): Free; College Students (with ID): Free; Active Military & Dependents (with ID): Free.
Drink tickets $3 each or $5 for two. One drink ticket = one beer or glass of wine. Other refreshments complimentary.