Gallery Pop-Up: Poets in the Palace

Jana Prikryl

October 16, 2017, 3 - 4 pm

In this new series, visitors will enjoy an intimate, hour-long reading by a poet in one of the Museum's historic galleries.

October 16: Jana Prikryl in the Spanish Cloister

Jana Prikryl is the author of The After Party (2016), a book of poems, and this year she is a Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, where she is working on her second collection. Her poems have been published widely, in magazines including The New Yorker, The Paris Review, and The London Review of Books. She writes essays on photography and film that appear regularly in The Nation and The New York Review of Books, where she works as a senior editor.

Co-presented with the Poetry Society of America.

Jana Prikryl
Jana Prikryl

Visitors are welcome to experience the poetry reading as they move through the galleries. The reading is free with Museum admission and no registration is required. 15 chairs are available for seating with advanced registration - click here to register online, or call the Museum's box office.

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Tickets | Museum Admission

Gallery Pop-Ups are free with Museum admission and no registration is required**.

Museum Admission: Adults $15, seniors $12, students $5, free for members and children 17 and under. Reserve General Admissions Tickets:

  • By calling the box office at 617 278 5156, Wednesday-Monday, 10 am-4 pm*
  • In person: Visit the Museum and purchase at the door, Wednesday-Monday, 11 am-4:30 pm

*Handling charges apply to these orders

**Seated space is extremely limited. Register by calling the Museum's box office. Once seats are filled, a waiting list will be created, and you will be automatically added to the waitlist in the order that requests are received. If you are on the waitlist, you will receive notification one-day prior to the event only if a seat has been made available.

Gallery Pop-Up performances have been generously funded by Amy and David Abrams, the Barr Foundation, and a three-year grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The Gardner Museum also is supported in part by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, which receives support from the State of Massachusetts and the National Endowment for the Arts.