Poet Vievee Francis Responds to Picasso’s Blue Period

April 27, 2022 @ 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Virtually at the Folger Shakespeare Library

On Wednesday, April 27 at 7:30pm ET, the O.B. Hardison Poetry Series at the Folger Shakespeare Library, in collaboration with The Phillips Collection, welcomes poet Vievee Francis in a live virtual reading.

Francis will read from her own work, responding to The Phillips Collection’s exhibition Picasso: Painting the Blue Period, communing with the pivotal works of art in the once-in-a-lifetime exhibition.

A moderated conversation with Vievee Francis and Susan Behrends Frank, curator of Picasso: Painting the Blue Period, and Curator, The Phillips Collection, will follow the reading.

The suggested ticket price to this live virtual event is $15, with a minimum, pay-what-you-can price level at $5.

Tickets can be purchased at the Folger Box Office at 202.544.7077 or by
visiting www.folger.edu/poetry.

East City Bookshop is the online bookseller for this event.


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