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Brenda Connor-Bey Learning to See™ Legacy Workshop Series - March 2024 Online

The Brenda Connor-Bey Learning to See™ Legacy Workshop Series focuses on writing poems about art, and exploring all creative writing, as well as other ways to "see" poetry through the "ekphrastic" style.  (Ekphrasis = “Description” in Greek. An ekphrastic poem is a vivid description of a scene or, more commonly, a work of art.)  

Beginners as well as established poets are welcomed. Participants are strongly encouraged to attend all three sessions. After pre-registration limit is reached, a waitlist will be formed, and wait-listed students will be contacted as spaces become available.  

Teacher: Ann van Buren


Students enroll for a series of three two-hour workshops to be conducted on Fridays, March 8, 15, and 22.

You are registering for all three workshops. 

Dates & Times:
10:30am - 12:30pm, Friday, March 8, 2024
10:30am - 12:30pm, Friday, March 15, 2024
10:30am - 12:30pm, Friday, March 22, 2024
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
This is an online event. Event URL will be sent via registration email.
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Registration is required. There are no seats available but a waiting list is available.

Brenda Connor-Bey, the Town of Greenburgh’s first poet laureate (2006-2010), died on August 18, 2012 after a long illness. She was selected as Poet Laureate for her body of work, contributions to the field of poetry, and encouragement and support of poets and writers of all ages.  She continued to exhibit those traits until her death.  When asked what being the Poet Laureate of Greenburgh meant, Brenda said, “It’s like being an ambassador for poetry.”  And what an ambassador she was! Among her many legacies, she created and leaves behind “Learning to See,” an ongoing series of Ekphrastic workshops that bring amateur and established poets together to create new poetry based on visual arts.

Event Organizer

Justin Sanchez

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