Submission Details for March 2016 Art of Poetry

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

The submission deadline is March 5, 2016 and the reading will be March 19, 2016 at 2:00 pm.

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 20-25 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 Please indicate with your submission if we may post your work.

Eligible exhibits are as follows:

*Paul Whitener Student Art Shows
March 10 – April 10
Shuford Gallery

*Visual Jazz: Digital Imagery by James Biggers
Through April 10
Regal & Gifford Galleries

*A Tribute to the Harlem Renaissance: Works from the Permanent Collection
Through May 29
Windows Gallery

*Collecting Starkweather: Then & Now
Through August 14
Whitener Gallery

*Unexpected Beauty: Views from the Lens of Steve McCurry
Now through  May 8
Entrance & Coe Gallery

*Discover Folk Art
3rd Floor

*Glass & Pottery from the Permanent Collection
Objects Gallery

Remember, these are the only exhibits that will be eligible. If you have any questions, please email me.

Looking forward to seeing you!

Kelly DeMaegd

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