Arts & Letters by the Sea

Inspired by recent exhibitions in the Strater Gallery, including This Side of Paradise: American Artists of the Paris Salon, OMAA continues its exploration of the union between arts and letters in this inaugural series of public readings by notable authors. The program occurs on three Sundays during the season at 3 p.m. with light refreshments following the readings, and is free with museum admission or free for OMAA members.

Sunday, July 22

Richard Blanco

Richard Blanco, Inaugural Poet Laureate







Sunday, September 2

Alison Hawthorne Deming, Betsy Sholl, Christopher Seid

Alison Hawthorne Deming, American poet, essayist, and teacher

Betsy Sholl, American poet and former poet laureate of Maine

Christopher Seid, American poet and editor













Sunday, October 7

Wesley McNair

Wesley McNair, American poet, writer, editor, and professor


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