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Call for art

Call for Art Inspired by Poetry

In celebration of poetry and art and the visit of Wisconsin Poet Laureate Karla Huston. 

Create an artistic expression by September 1 from one of three poems to be selected for a juried exhibit:

  • Poem 1: Somewhere Everything Old is Dying by Karla Huston, Poet Laureate
  • Poem 2: Theory of Lipstick by Karla Huston
  • Poem 3: Tough Like the Tansy by Howard Paap, Poet Laureate of Bayfield

The Poetry Inspired Art exhibit will be open to the public September 16-29 at the Washburn Cultural Center.  • View detailed instructions and poems   • View flyer


September 16-29:

Poetry-Inspired Art Exhibit

The Washburn Cultural Center will present the Poetry Inspired Art exhibition - a display of art inspired by the poetry of Wisconsin poet laureates Karla Huston and Howard Paap.

September 29-30:

Visit of Wisconsin Poet Laureate

Join Karla Huston, Wisconsin Poet Laureate for 2017-2018, for a community celebration of poetry and the arts. Huston's poems explore a range of ideas and issues and find their roots in the stories we tell, those memories which define us a human.  • View schedule of events

  • A reception and poetry reading is scheduled for 6-9 pm, September 29 at the Washburn Cultural Center.
  • On September 30 at 10 a.m. join Karla Hudson for a poetry workshop at the Bayfield Carnegie Library.

For information about Karla Huston visit Wisconsin Academy and Wisconsin Poet Laureate.

Looking Back on 2016 Comic/Sci-Fi Con

Be sure to check out our Facebook photo "Albums" area. There are albums from the 2016 Bayfield Comic / Sci-Fi Con and the Indigenous Con (I attended in Albuquerque 2016) - enjoy and please add your comments! :)

Ongoing Events

Check our newsletter for more information on upcoming library events.

  • Mondays (5:00) Ukulele Group
  • Tuesdays (5-7:00) Writers Group
  • Wednesdays (10:00) Story Time for Children
  • First Friday (7:00) Movie Night
  • Third Tuesday (5:00) Friends of the Library Meeting
  • Third Wednesday (4:00) Library Board Meeting
  • Last Wednesday (5:00) Book Club Meeting

To view our upcoming programs also visit us on Facebook!