SLAM: The Art of Poetry

Third Friday's of the Month

  • Writing in the Galleries, 5:30-7 p.m.
  • Alliance Black Box Theatre, 7-9 p.m.

Young poets are invited to share their art at our monthly slams! Dynamic spoken word artist Tommy Bottoms hosts SLAM and leads writing workshops in the High's galleries before the event so poets can hone their skills and explore monthly themes inspired by the museum's collections.


  • April 18
  • May 16
  • June 20
  • July 18
  • August 15
  • September 19
  • October 17

Poets and poetry appreciators are both welcome; high schoolers only.

Register To Read

FREE admission with High School ID. This event is open to all high school students, you do not have to read to attend.

Attention Parents: Third Fridays are also Friday Jazz at the High—we did this for you on purpose!