Goodbye to 2021 and Onward to A New Time Full of Inspiration, Action, and Hope

        But no matter how good the dance, no matter how beautiful we may feel in the moment… understand that nothing was meant…

Amanda Gorman—Call Us What We Carry

Engaging the Senses Foundation is honored to contribute our support to an upcoming conversation between two remarkable poets, thought leaders, and presidential inaugural readers on Thursday,…

Poetry and the Senses Fall 2022

Engaging the Senses Foundation would like to congratulate our ongoing partner the University of California at Berkeley for the much-deserved honor it has recently been accorded, as  No. 1 in Forbes’…

Poetry and the Senses Fall 2021 Fellows

After a summer break, we’re excited to look ahead to the fall semester of Engaging the Senses Foundation’s ongoing Poetry and the Senses partnership with U.C. Berkeley’s Arts and…

Dreaming with California Arts Council

We are pleased to share the news that California Arts Council has created DREAM, an annual publication devoted to news of the thriving arts and cultural landscape of California. The first…

End of Year Wrap-Up, Poetry and the Senses, UC Berkeley’s Arts Research Center

            As the current academic year of Engaging the Senses Foundation’s ongoing Poetry and the Senses partnership with UC Berkeley’s Arts…

In-Person Exhibition of Ai Weiwei’s Trace at Skirball Los Angeles

Engaging the Senses Foundation is thrilled to help support Skirball Cultural Center in its presentation of Trace, the Los Angeles debut of Ai Weiwei ‘s exhibition—featuring three of the…

Poetry and the Senses/Berkeley ARC: Events, Flash Readings, and Fall 2021 News

Our partnership with UC Berkeley is expanding to new heights in its second year as UC Berkeley’s Arts Research Center (ARC) continues to create thoughtful, innovative programs that address…

Please Join Us for an Earth Day 2021 Reading with Poet Laureate Joy Harjo

We are delighted to invite you this Thursday, April 22, 7:00 pm (PT) to a virtual Earth Day reading by U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo, sponsored…

Celebrating Asian American Poetry

We stand in solidarity with our fellow citizens from the Asian American community as they endure a time of violence and attack: one more grim product…