Wisconsin Poetry Party- Celebrate Alzheimer’s Poetry Project's 10th Anniversary

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 10:00am to 11:30am
Madison, WI

The event is co-produced with the Madison Children's Museum. Fruit, pastries, coffee and juice will be served. Free and open to the public, the Memory Arts Cafe is a celebration of arts for people living with memory loss and their families. Fabu Carter, past Madison Poet Laureate; Gary Glazner, founder and Executive Director of the Alzheimer's Poetry Project (APP) will read classic, well-loved poems and poems written by those with living with memory loss.
Angela Johnson of the Madison Children's Museum will talk about a project from the MCM's Summer Camp Nature Photography Class that paired students with residents of Capitol Lakes to create a poems based on the student's photographs. A highlight of the Memory Arts Cafe event will be the creation of an original poem by the poets and the audience.
The Poetry Party is funded in part by the Helen Bader Foundation, the John A. Johnson Foundation, a component fund of the Madison Community Foundation and the Poetry Foundation.