the poetry store at

sfmoma

yes, it’s true. the poetry store, along with two other on demand poets, will be writing poems this sunday from 11am-4pm at SFMOMA’s koret visitor education center. this is a family event, so if you’ve got little ones, or can steal your friend’s for the day, bring them by and we will happily write you poems, free of charge and so much fun!

here’s more info from http://www.sfmoma.org/events/1569:

Join in the museum’s 75th anniversary festivities! Connect with San Francisco’s unique history of design, poetry, film, and cafe culture with hands-on activities, family-friendly films, a Poetry Cafe, live music, and more.

11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Koret Visitor Education Center

Let art fuel your imagination, then set your ideas on paper and perform your poem with the help of local poets. Live jazz adds to the inspiration.

Family Film Screenings: Early Cartoons
11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m.
Phyllis Wattis Theater

This program features animated classics first screened at SFMOMA in the early days of the museum’s film program, from Winsor McCay’sGertie the Dinosaur (1914) to Walt Disney’s Steamboat Willie (1928), one of the first appearances of Mickey Mouse.

11:30 a.m.
Walt Disney, The Skeleton Dance, 1929, 6 min.
Walt Disney, Steamboat Willie, 1928, 8 min.
Winsor McCay, Gertie the Dinosaur, 1914, 12 min.

12:30, 1:30, and 2:30 p.m.
George Dunning, Cadet Rouselle, 1947, 9 min.
Anthony Gross and Hector Hoppin, Joie de Vivre, 1934, 6 min.
Walt Disney, The Skeleton Dance, 1929, 6 min.
Walt Disney, Steamboat Willie, 1928, 8 min.

Part of Museum free family days. Program  and admission are free.

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