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Sculpting Words: Poetry Inspired by LaToya M. Hobbs’s Monumental Woodcuts

A color photograph shows a young woman resting her arm on a gate leading to a large yellow house.
Photo: Stephanie Mitchell/Harvard University

Special Event

Harvard Art Museums
32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

This event requires registration; see further details below.

In this poetry reading, Mia Word ’24 will deliver a public reading of her newest work, a poem inspired by LaToya M. Hobbs’s monumental print series Carving Out Time, which is featured in the exhibition LaToya M. Hobbs: It’s Time. She will also read a selection of works by other poets she admires, echoing the themes of artistic influences and legacies in Hobbs’s prints.

This program is one of several events celebrating National Poetry Month.

Led by:
Mia Word, Undergraduate student, Harvard College

The event is limited to 18 people and registration is required. You can register by clicking on the event on this form, beginning at 10am the day of the talk.

Please meet in the Calderwood Courtyard, in front of the digital screens between the shop and the Admissions desk.

The Harvard Art Museums are now offering free admission every day, Tuesday through Sunday. Please see the museum visit page to learn about our general policies for visiting the museums.

Support for LaToya M. Hobbs: It’s Time is provided by the Robert M. Light Print Department Fund, the Melvin R. Seiden and Janine Luke Fund for Publications and Exhibitions, and the generous support of the Harvard Art Museums Prints Committee. Related programming is supported by the M. Victor Leventritt Lecture Series Endowment Fund. Modern and contemporary art programs at the Harvard Art Museums are made possible in part by generous support from the Emily Rauh Pulitzer and Joseph Pulitzer, Jr., Fund for Modern and Contemporary Art.

The Harvard Art Museums are committed to accessibility for all visitors. For anyone requiring accessibility accommodations for our programs, please contact us at at least 48 hours in advance.