On its journey across the nation, the Poetry Bus Tour makes a Minnesota stop at the Walker, where more than a dozen national and regional poets meet for a three-part celebration of the word. For more information and a list of participants, visit raintaxi.com.
5 pm: A poet’s walk through the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden features a parade of poets offering historical and contemporary poems related to selected sculptures.
6 pm: During a progressive poetry reading, writers stationed throughout the museum read their words in the surroundings of art and architecture.
7:30 pm: An Evening Extravaganza
Free tickets available from 4:30 pm at the Bazinet Garden Lobby desk
Four poets conclude the evening with a group reading in the Cinema.
Free Verse is copresented by Rain Taxi Review of Books.