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Visual Verse

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Walk along Crystal Drive on December 2nd from 6-9PM to see the words of four poets projected onto the facade of 2011 Crystal Drive as the opening installation of Arlington Art's Visual Verse. Their work will be brought to life by noted artist Robin Bell.

The participating poets are: United States Poet Laureate Joy Harjo; Virginia’s Poet Laureate Luisa A. Igloria; 2020 DC Youth Poet Laureate, Marjan Naderi; and Arlington County’s Poet Laureate Holly Karapetkova.

About Visual Verse

Using the latest projection technology, Visual Verse brings a diverse array of poets literally into the public square. Poetry is an art form found in all cultures, languages and countries. As part of our ongoing response to COVID-19, Arlington Arts strives to foster community connection to arts and culture using delivery models that are safe in a time when traditional gatherings are not possible.