Poets House's own Michael Romanos introduces two of the most famous American poets of the 19th Century: Emily Dickinson and Walt Whitman.
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Children's Events Archive
June 02, 2012
May 05, 2012
Join Richard Lewis and the Touchstone Center Theatre Ensemble in a workshop and performance and imagine becoming the sun and the moon, a blossoming flower and the spring rain.
April 15, 2012
Join us for a morning of baseballs and bees as Douglas Florian reads hilarious poems from his two latest books Poem Runs and UnBEElievables.
March 24, 2012
February 26, 2012
The unique collage-work, witty wordplay and educational rhymes of this award-winning children’s book author have inspired and entertained countless children.
February 11, 2012
In celebration of Valentine’s Day, Poets House presents Albert Lamorisse’s timeless children’s film classic The Red Balloon.
December 03, 2011
Join Homer-in-residence Mike Romanos for a retelling of this epic tale complete with all the angry gods, flailing monsters and cunning heroes.
November 12, 2011
Based on his new book We Are Rivers, Richard Lewis and the Touchstone Center Theatre Ensemble will explore the life of a river, bringing it to life through dance and song.
October 29, 2011
For Halloween this year, world-renowned Monstrologist and Alienologist Johan Olander lectures on the secrets, eating habits, and various levels of friendliness of monsters and alie
September 17, 2011
Children have the opportunity to be inspired by an exhibition of giant 'poetry balloons' inistalled in the gallery at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's Art Center at Governors Island.