Virtual Earth Day poetry reading: Farnsworth poet, art project

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The Rockland Public Library presents a poetry reading, Thursday, April 22, at 6:30 p.m., on Zoom. This event is free and open to all.

To celebrate Earth Day, the Farnsworth Art Museum asked twenty poets to share a poem that would be paired with a work of art in the museum’s collection on the theme of nature and our connection to the environment. Join several poets from the project as they read their work over Zoom. Then, visit the Farnsworth’s website ( on April 22 to see the art that goes with each poem.

For more information about the presenting poets, visit

For a link to the Zoom event, please email by 4 p.m. on April 22 and identify the event you are interested in attending in the subject line.

The Farnsworth Art Museum is home to a nationally recognized collection of art. Centering the work of Maine artists, the Farnsworth encourages visitors from around the world to gain a deep appreciation of the ongoing story of Maine’s role in American art. For more information about the museum, visit

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Thu, 04/22/2021 - 6:30pm

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