San Francisco Public Library

Visual Poetry: A Lyrical Twist

11/17/18 - 3/31/2019

Main Library

Jewett Gallery - Lower Level

100 Larkin St.

The Book Arts & Special Collections Center is pleased to present Visual Poetry: A Lyrical Twist, featuring San Francisco calligrapher Thomas Ingmire's unique modern and expressive calligraphy in the creation of collaborative works with eleven contemporary poets: Jack Hirschman, Dean Rader, Tsering Wangmo Dhompa, Li-Young Lee, Robert Bringhurst, David Annwn, Christine Kennedy, Geraldine Monk, Alan Halsey, Allen Fisher,and Robert Sheppard.

Poetry readings open the exhibition on November 17, at 1 p.m. in the Koret Auditorium; with the exhibition on view through March 31, 2019, in the Jewett Gallery, Lower Level, Main Library.

Meet calligrapher Thomas Ingmire in gallery talks on the following Saturdays: December 8, January 19 and February 9, 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m., Jewett Gallery, Lower Level.

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Lava Mae Free Mobile Showers
Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 8:30 am
Main Library, Fulton Street Steps
Swing Into Stories
Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 9:30 am
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Tuesday, May 21, 2019, 10:00 am
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