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A Poet's Picnic

Overview

A day of art, music, and poetry on the lovely grounds of the Open Space Visitor Center, overlooking 18 acres of farmland, the Rio Grande’s bosque and the Sandia Mountains! Albuquerque’s calligraphy society Escribiente, the New Mexico Book Arts Guild Libros, the New Mexico State Poetry Society (NMSPS), the Open Space Alliance, and over 100 local poets have come together for this unique art exhibit and day of spoken word poetry.

The event features a special musical performance by Albuquerque’s own Bébé La La, a calligraphy art exhibit, demonstrations and workshops, and book sales by local presses including Village Books Press, Beatlick Press, and Dos Gatos Press. Bring a picnic lunch and spends a day with some of New Mexico’s most talented poets and calligraphers in a stunning outdoor setting!