December 2015 Art of Poetry Submission Details

Photo courtesy of Roger and Ginny Sanford.

Following are the details for the next Art of Poetry at the Hickory Museum of Art:

The submission deadline is November 21 and the reading will be December 12 at 2:00.

To submit, simply go to the museum and write poems about the works on exhibit. Please note the dates of eligible exhibits below. Submissions should:
-include name of the artist and the title of the inspiring work
-be typed in the body of an email (do not send attachments)
-be typed using 12-point Arial font, single spaced
-be sent to Kelly DeMaegd at
-Art of Poetry reserves the right to decline work that may not be appropriate in content, or of literary quality as determined by its panel of judges.

Approximately 20 poems will be selected to be displayed at the museum and to be read by the author (or selected substitute reader) at the reading. The reading is free and open to the public. Audiences have ranged from 15 to 45 people. After the reading, with permission of the poet and artist, poems will be posted on the Art of Poetry website at

Eligible exhibits are as follows:

-Unexpected Beauty: Views from the Lens of Steve McCurry, Coe and Entrance Galleries – First and Second Floors
-Interconnected: Tangible Dualities by Joel Urruty, First Floor Shuford Gallery
-Nature…in High-Definition: Wink Gaines, Photographer, First Floor Gifford and Regal Galleries
-Collecting Starkweather: Then and Now, First Floor Whitener Gallery – Opens October 31
-Prints from the Museum’s Van Kirk Collection, Second Floor Windows Gallery
-Discover Folk Art, Third Floor Gallery, Ongoing
-American Art Pottery and Born of Fire, Second Floor Objects Gallery, Ongoing

If you have any questions, please email Kelly DeMaegd at

Look forward to seeing your work!
Art of Poetry

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