POETRY AT THE MUSEUM
FRIDAY 25 AUGUST 1:30-4:00PM
MEET AT FRONT DESK
1 GRANTHAM ST
Come and help us celebrate National Poetry Day on Friday 25 August by enjoying some
poetry at Waikato Museum.
Curators will guide you through exhibitions Of This Place: Margot Philips’ Landscapes, Rita Angus: New Zealand Modernist | He Ringatoi Hou o Aotearoa and we'll explore the National Contemporary Art Award.
Dadon Rowell will facilitate some poetry writing and invite people to share poems they've written based on the exhibitions.
Dadon Rowell (she/her) is a Kirikiriroa-based poet & short fiction writer with a Masters in Writing from the University of Waikato. She’s a teacher,
librarian, & long-time ampersand enthusiast. Her work has featured in multiple journals & anthologies, including Sweet Mammalian, Poetry Aotearoa, Starling, & No Other Place to Stand: An Anthology of Climate Change Poetry from Aotearoa New Zealand. Most recently she guest co-edited the 10th issue of Mayhem Literary Journal, & is a member of the new Mayhem editorial team.