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April 2021

“Musée des Beaux Arts”: An Ekphrastic Reading with Carl Little

April 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This program will take place on Zoom United States

Online via Zoom beginning at 2 pm Eastern Time In honor of National Poetry Month, poet and art writer Carl Little will combine art and poetry in an aural/visual presentation. The reading of poems by Blake, W.H. Auden, Wislaw Szymborska, Rosanna Warren, William Carpenter and others will be accompanied by the artworks that inspired them, with Brueghel, Renoir, Audubon, and Hopper among the featured artists. In addition to numerous art books, Carl Little is the author of Ocean Drinker: New…

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“Travels with Vincent: A Museum Conservator and Exhibition Adventures” with Sarah Fisher

April 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This program will take place on Zoom United States

Online via Zoom How do the great master paintings you see in the wonderful temporary exhibitions here and around the world get to where they are going?  How are they safely packed? How are they protected from damage during travel?  And how does the lending museum know what conditions their prized paintings will meet in a far-off, temporary, exhibition space?  A pivotal figure in this process is the courier, often a conservator from the museum that owns the painting, who…

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Ecopoetry: Voices from the Earth in Crisis

April 24 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This program will take place on Zoom United States
John Paul Caponigro, Global Warming VI

A Farnsworth Art Museum Program for Earth Day Panel Participants: Carol Bachofner, John Paul Caponigro, Kathleen Ellis, Ellen Goldsmith, and Kristen Lindquist On line via Zoom Through the years, poetry has praised nature, the way painters have tried to capture the beauty of the landscape. With concerns about our environmental crisis, many poets are writing poems that warn and admonish. Poetry invades the mind and heart. The hope is that along with information from scientists the words of poets will…

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