Writers Workshop

Iron, Clay, Silk

A Poetry Workshop at the Museum
Saturday, October 3, 10-12:30

Jason RussellIMG_0597 - Version 2 House & Smith Museum
Arlington Historical Society
7 Jason St., Arlington

Come explore rare tools and treasures—and let their history speak to you.  What stories could these objects tell?  What hands used them?

Please join us for a Saturday morning workshop led by poet Jessie Brown at the Russell House and Smith Museum.  Our program will include

  • a short private tour of the Jason Russell House
  • hands-on exploration of sample historical objects
  • model poems and writing prompts
  • group and individual exercises.

Everyone can expect to take home personal drafts as well as writing materials for future projects.  Light refreshments provided!

Open to adults and to students 13 and up
Cost: $30 ($20 for Historical Society members)
Call (781) 643-1023 to register; limited to 15

IMG_0278 - Version 4Jessie Brown is a local poet who has led programs through Arlington Community Education, the Arlington Senior Center, the Robbins Library, and many schools. She’s the author of two short collections, What We Don’t Know We Know and Lucky.  For more information visit www.JessieBrown.net