A POETIC VISION

In this two-part program, explore Ryder’s prophetic vision through his poetry, the poetry of others (including your own), and poetic themes in his paintings.

A CONVERSATION ABOUT RYDER’S POETIC VISION AND LEGACY

Thursday, July 29, 2021

6:00 – 7:00 pm  |  VIRTUAL  |  Free

Advance Registration Required

POETS RESPOND TO ALBERT PINKHAM RYDER

Virtual Reel of Poetic Recitations

Release date: Thursday, August 26, 2021

A POETIC VISION

Albert Pinkham Ryder was a distinguished poet as well as a profoundly influential artist. His art is the subject of the Whaling Museum exhibition A Wild Note of Longing: Albert Pinkham Ryder and a Century of American Art. Now you can explore Ryder’s imagination and vision through his poetry, the poetry of others, and the poetic themes in Ryder’s paintings, during A Poetic Vision, a two-part virtual program.

A Wild Note of Longing: Albert Pinkham Ryder and a Century of American Art
A CONVERSATION ABOUT RYDER’S POETIC VISION AND LEGACY

Explore Albert Pinkham Ryder’s prophetic vision through his poetry, the poetry of others, and the poetic themes in Ryder’s paintings, with A Wild Note of Longing Guest Curator Christina Connett Brophy, PhD; New Bedford’s poet laureate elect Sarah Jane Mulvey; and local poet Elizabeth LaValley. Everett Hoagland, New Bedford’s first poet laureate and professor of English at UMASS Dartmouth, will recite his original poem called How to Paint a Poem, which was inspired by Ryder’s paintings and the book accompanying the Ryder exhibition.

A Wild Note of Longing - POETS RESPOND TO ALBERT PINKHAM RYDER

Virtually Released on Thursday, August 26, 2021

We hope Ryder’s poetic vision will inspire your own poetic endeavors. Submit your poem to A Wild Note of Longing - Poets Respond to Albert Pinkham Ryder, the second part of our two-part poetry program. Selected submissions will be compiled into a virtual reel of poetic recitations.