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…

Youth Poet Laureate Haviland Whiting and the Premiere of Mississippi Requiem

We’re so pleased to share with you our trip to the Nashville Film Festival where we helped premiere Mississippi Requiem, a film executive produced by Engaging…

Mvto Joy Harjo

            In May, we added another segment to our documentary-in-production, Be the Beauty, when we had the remarkable privilege of interviewing indigenous…

SlammaJamma Celebration of Hope and Poetry

I recently saw a BBC clip about the artist Friedl Dicker-Brandeis — who devoted her time in Theresienstadt to teaching and sharing art with the children…