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11th Annual Poetry Reading | San Jose

Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*$5 after 5pm; free to SJMA members; galleries open until 9 pm.

San Jose Museum of Art | 110 South Market Street. San Jose, CA


Every spring, SJMA and Poetry Center San José invite Bay Area poets to create new work inspired by the art on view at the Museum.

On this special evening, hear them read their poems amidst the art in the galleries.

11th Annual Poetry Reading
Thursday April 16, 2020 | 5 pm to 8:30 pm
San Jose Museum of Art, 110 South Market Street. San Jose
FREE before 5 pm, otherwise $5

Free to members and Content subscribers.

Participating Poets:

  • Julia Canavese
  • Aparna Ganguly
  • Venus Jones
  • Catalina Ledesma-Custodio
  • Kimy Martinez
  • Amy Meier
  • Robert Pesich
  • Erika Rasmussen
  • Jarvis Subia
  • Scorpiana Xlent
  • Eike Waltz

The event is hosted by Janice Lobo Sapigao the Poet Laureate of Santa Clara County and co-sponsored by Poetry Center San José.

Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.


Event Details


Cost: FREE*
*$5 after 5pm; free to SJMA members; galleries open until 9 pm.
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Art & Museums, Live Music, Poetry
Address: 110 South Market Street. San Jose, CA

Thursday, April 16, 2020

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