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…

Terrance Hayes and Simone White, Poetry and the Senses, UC Berkeley

We’re excited to invite you to an online reading event featuring renowned poets Terrance Hayes and Simone White on Wednesday, March 17, 2021, at 4:00-5:30pm PST. The…

Ai Weiwei at Skirball Cultural Center

We love working with our longtime partner, Skirball Cultural Center, a community leader in the arts, poetry, and mindfulness, physically located in Los Angeles with a far-reaching impact beyond….

Hawaiʻi Contemporary Art Summit 2021

In this first post from our series of updates about our community and organizational partners in 2021 we are excited to bring to you news from…

Poetry and the Senses: UC Berkeley’s Arts Research Center

One of Engaging the Senses Foundation’s most exciting new collaborations this year has been with UC Berkeley’s Arts & Humanities/College of Letters & Science. Poetry and…

Quotes to Sustain, Comfort and Guide Us Now

It is under the greatest adversity that there exists the greatest potential for doing good, both for oneself and others. — His Holiness, the Dalai Lama…

A Time for Healing and Togetherness

We are looking greatly forward to The Collective Trauma Summit, a free,10-day online event beginning September 22nd, that will “explore methods for working with unresolved and hidden…

When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through

What is shared with all tribal nations in North America is the knowledge that the earth is a living being, and a belief in the power…