Seattle & Portland Art Museums

“Thank you! That was a marathon. Y’all are pros.”
— Manager of Public Programs, Seattle Art Museum

 

We love the PNW.  And museums.

Both together?  Perfection!

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Seattle Art Museum

For the SAM’s monthly “Remix” party, we got to set up in the gorgeous European Art wing:

Over 2,000 guests filled the museum — our poetry line stretched around the corner the whole night!

Topics ranged from donuts to “draped in moonlight”, from transitions to “when taco met pizza”:

 

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Portland Art Museum

We got to jaunt down to Oregon for The Portland Book Festival (aka “Wordstock”), and set up in the wonderful Portland Art Museum.

We had a line of fun, enthusiastic art-goers the whole time, asking for poems on anything and everything — from Portland and shadows, to rain and of course a “bellybutton churro”:

“Thank YOU for spending the day with us!  You were busy, busy, busy each time I walked by, and I heard nothing but excitement from attendees about your presence!”
— Liz Olufson, Portland Book Festival Event Specialist