On This Ship, You’ll Fly

What shall I give my children? who are poor, Who are adjudged the leastwise of the land, Who are my sweetest lepers, who demand No velvet…

Engaging the World

Ask, and it shall be given you; seek, and ye shall find; knock, and it shall be opened unto you.      Since we began Engaging…

Open Mind, Open Heart

Every day we’re overwhelmed by too much stimuli and by the knowledge of terrible things — from daily gun violence, to climate change, to the most…

It’s Here: A Premiere Performance of The Story of Everything!

We are thrilled to support Poet Laureate of Hawai’i Kealoha and his incredible artistic collaborators in this highly-anticipated performance at The Hawaii Theatre Center of The…

What We Bring to Bear

Winters in Seattle aren’t my best time any year, and lately this one has felt grim. Rain, of course, short flat cold days, and we’ve had…

To Sing, To Speak, To Stand

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter. — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Somewhere in that circle that spirit…

A Celebration of California’s Local Poets Laureate

On October 6th, Engaging the Senses Foundation (ETSF), in partnership with the California Arts Council, and the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs/McGroarty Arts Center is…

The Story of Everything

With this project, Engaging the Senses Foundation is helping to fulfill our commitment to raising awareness about our collective responsibility for the earth and her sustainability….

Trying to Listen, Learning to Speak

If someone listens, deeply, you’ve been heard, which helps you absorb it, and you can lay it at the feet of the right god. — Anne…

The Crisis at Our Border: A Call to Action from Engaging the Senses Foundation

I am a daughter of immigrants. My mother is Norwegian, from the small southern island of Notteroy. She was a teenager during WWII, when Norway was…