Monday, September 11, 2006

Museum as Muse

museum flierThe Palace of the Governors is having a terrific program this weekend. The flier for the event doesn't seem to be online, so here is a scanned version. "Discover the role the Palace of the Goverors plays as a muse to published authors. Participate in a writing workshop and a public reading of your work!"

The program is in three parts. Friday, September 15, 5-7:45 PM, authors Michael McGarrity, Pamela Christie, Jon Bauman and Barbara Beasley Murphy will read passages from their work set in the Palace or on the Plaza. Panel discussion to follow. Palace Courtyard. Free Friday night. Open to the public.

Saturday September 16, 1-4 PM. Writing workshop: Miriam Sagan, poet and director of the Creative Writing Program at the Santa Fe Community College, will lead a workshop on writing and revising a piece for public reading. Pam Smith, guest curator, and Tom Leech, Palace Press, will lead a tour of the Lasting Impressions exhibition. Fray Angelico Chavez History Library. Free. Registration limited to 25 people. High school age through adult. For more information contact Rene Harris, 476-5087.

Sunday, September 17, 1-3 PM. Public reading of pieces written in the Saturday workshop. The Palace of the Governors Courtyard. Free. (Museum admission on Sundays free to Ne Mexico residents.)

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