Please Join Us For An Online Reading and Conversation With U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo on Earth Day 2020!

Please Join Us!  For A Reading By U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo  In conversation With UC Berkeley’s Beth Piatote Wednesday, April 22, 2020 5:30 – 7:00pm…

Today, When I Could Do Nothing

    We hope you’re all finding ways to stay balanced and mindful during this challenging time. Our goal is to share creative inspiration in as…

Poetry, Mindfulness, and Social Engagement: Working Hand in Hand with Heart

  Investing in girls’ education transforms communities, countries and the entire world. Girls’ education strengthens economies and reduces inequality. It contributes to more stable, resilient societies…

Preserving the Arts and Humanities Means Protecting the Best in Us All

“{The national} 2021 budget calls for $30 million to close out the National Endowment for the Arts and $33.4 million to shutter the National Endowment for…

Notorious RBG: The Life and Times of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

We have been consistently honored and delighted to partner with Los Angeles’ marvelous Skirball Cultural Center on a number of ongoing projects, chief among them this…

On Beauty, Attention, and the Sacred

  Beauty is an achieved state of both deep attention and self-forgetting; the self forgetting of seeing, hearing, smelling or touching that erases our separation, our…

Lost & Found: Bringing Lost Work to New Life

In terms of a magickal working — an inner visioning process, this is the portion of the work that involves cleaning up loose ends — +…

Poetry and the Senses Program at UC Berkeley’s Arts Research Center

A prime example of the work we do. We are so fortunate to have this opportunity to support Berkeley University for this ground-breaking collaborative class module….

The Space Between: On Turning to the Poetry of Jane Hirshfield

Some stories last many centuries, others only a moment. All alter over that lifetime like beach-glass, grow distant and more beautiful with salt. Yet even today,…

Standing in Light

How do you like to go up in a swing, Up in the air so blue? Oh, I do think it the pleasantest thing Ever a…