Gallery Pop-Up: Poets in the Palace

Robert Pinsky

Monday, November 6, 3 - 4 pm

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Gallery Pop-Up: Poets in the Palace , Robert Pinsky 11/6/2017 3:00 PM 11/6/2017 4:00 PM isgm-event-Gallery Pop-Up: Poets in the Palace America/New_York Enjoy an intimate, hour-long reading by a poet in one of the Museum's historic galleries. 25 Evans Way, Boston, MA 02115 aIwSTBiOnzHrlaECKmIR43731

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

November 6: Robert Pinsky in the Tapestry Room

Robert Pinsky is an American poet, essayist, literary critic, and translator. From 1997 to 2000, he served as Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress. He is the author of numerous books of poetry, essays, and translations. His most recent poetry collection, At the Foundling Hospital, was published in 2016 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. His work has earned him the PEN/Voelcker Award, the William Carlos Williams Prize, the Lenore Marshall Prize, Italy's Premio Capri, the Korean Manhae Award, and the Harold Washington Award from the City of Chicago, among other accolades. He teaches at Boston University.

Co-presented with the Poetry Society of America.

Robert Pinsky
Robert Pinsky

The reading is free with Museum admission; registration is required. Seating is limited to 50 visitors. Click here to register online, or call the museum's box office.

Please note that the Tapestry Room will be closed to the public during this reading. Only visitors who have pre-registered will be admitted to the gallery.

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Tickets | Museum Admission

Gallery Pop-Up events are included with Museum admission**.

Adults $15, seniors $12, students $5, free for members and children 17 and under.

  • Online, by clicking the TICKETS button above*
  • 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

**Spaces are extremely limited. Once space is 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 space 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.