Emily Dickinson Birthday Tribute: Tom Sleigh and Lesley Dill

Mon Dec 9, 7:30pm
Presented by: Folger Shakespeare Library
Venue: Folger Theatre
Tickets · $15
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Poet Tom Sleigh reads his favorite Dickinson poems and shares from his own work. Artist Lesley Dill shares her Dickinson-influenced work. Following the presentation, the two artists will have a conversation about their shared muse.

Artist Lesley Dill works with paper, wire, horsehair, photography, foil, bronze, and music. Her artworks are in the collections of over 50 museums, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Her opera based on Dickinson’s poems, Divide Light, was performed by New York’s New Camerata Opera Company in 2018.

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