Embark on a exploration of ekphrastic poetry with FMoPA’s  Ekphrastic Workshops. Led by renowned poet Gianna Russo, this two-hour session offers participants of all levels an immersive experience into the fusion of visual art and literary expression. Through structured discussions, curated gallery walks, and interactive writing sessions, attendees will hone their craft in creating poignant poems inspired by the Museum’s photographic exhibits. Perfect for aspiring poets and seasoned writers alike, this workshop provides platform to refine your artistic prowess under the expert tutelage of an esteemed poet and educator.

What You’ll Learn

  • Gain an understanding of ekphrastic poetry and its historical significance
  • Learn techniques for crafting vivid imagery and concrete details in poetry
  • Explore the process of deriving inspiration from visual art to create compelling poems
  • Practice notetaking and brainstorming strategies during guided gallery walks
  • Receive personalized guidance and feedback from experienced poet and educator, Gianna Russo
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  • Eagerness to learn and explore the art of Poetry

If you have any questions or would like more information regarding classes call the Museum at (813)221-2222