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Broken Bodies, Suffering Spirits: Injury, Death, and Healing in Civil War Philadelphia
10:00AM
Jan
2
Wed
No Civil War battles were fought in or near Philadelphia, but the war came here in other ways. On trains and steamboats, tens of thousands of wounded and sick soldiers arrived in the city, to be cared…
Exhibition: Walt Whitman in His Time and Ours
Feb
13
Wed
Walt Whitman in His Time and Ours examines the poet's life and work in the context of the era in which he lived. The exhibit will also explore Whitman's influence on other writers and American life an…
Whitman, Alabama
Feb
23
Sat
Walt Whitman's "Song of Myself" is a joyful celebration of the diversity at the heart of this country -- and our connectedness to one another. To commemorate the great American poet's 200th birthday, …
How Sweet the Silent Backward Tracings! Preserving the Memory of America’s Good Gray Poet Through Materials, Meetings, and More
May
1
Wed
The memory of Walt Whitman lives on in the 21st century through various venues: annual celebrations, living history actors, academic journals, sculptures in his likeness, and more. This exhibition, in…
Friendships and Fondness: Walt Whitman's Appreciation of Ferries in Camden
May
1
Wed
When Walt Whitman settled in Camden, New Jersey, in 1873, the city was a bustling hub of industry and growth. In the midst of it all sat Cooper Street: one of Camden's oldest thoroughfares, this stree…
Multitudes: Walt Whitman at 200
May
3
Fri
PAFA's Youth Council present works exploring Walt Whitman's complex and often paradoxical connection to personal identity. Walt Whitman had a complex and often paradoxical connection to personal …
Visual Democracy
May
13
Mon
May 13 – July 12, 2019Art Gallery at City Hall, City Hall Room 116Juror: Gaby HeitReception: May 15, 5:30-7:30 p.m. in City Hall Room 202, RSVP hereArt In City Hall, an initiative of the City&rs…
Poets Invincible: South Jersey Poets Read and Respond
6:00PM
May
21
Tue
Twelve poets from Camden and South Jersey will each read one selection from Whitman's writings and one original work in response. Readers will include, among others, Rocky Wilson, Stephanie Cawley, vo…
$100 Prize! Write an epic haiku in the spirit of Walt Whitman
6:00PM
May
21
Tue
Bring your best haiku in the spirit of Walt Whitman:-Original poems, or use Whitman text as found poetry-Traditional 5/7/5 syllables, or non-traditional very short poems-You will have up to 5 minutes …
Walt Whitman House Historic Site – Legacy Tours
10:00AM
May
22
Wed
In the weeks surrounding the birthday, the Walt Whitman House Historic Site will be hosting special “Legacy” tours that focus on the work that Whitman created while living in Camden, as we…
Exhibition: Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking
May
23
Thu
This exhibition of works by artist Joe Plageman features paintings depicting each line of Whitman's poem, "Out of the Cradle Endlessly Rocking" along with other works.*In addition to regular hours, vi…
Walt Whitman House Historic Site – Legacy Tours
10:00AM
May
23
Thu
In the weeks surrounding the birthday, the Walt Whitman House Historic Site will be hosting special “Legacy” tours that focus on the work that Whitman created while living in Camden, as we…
Women on Whitman
7:00PM
May
23
Thu
This reading will feature all women. They will be reading Whitman poems that they feel either directly or indirectly informs their own work, and some of their own work reflecting themes common in Whit…
Mad Poets Celebrate Walt Whitman
7:00PM
May
23
Thu
MAIN POINT BOOKS POETRY SERIES:Mad Poets Celebrate Walt WhitmanWALT WHITMAN AT 200: ART & DEMOCRACY Featured Reader: Eileen M. D'Angelo Open Mic to Follow - Bring your Favorite Walt Whit…
Walt Whitman House Historic Site – Legacy Tours
10:00AM
May
24
Fri
In the weeks surrounding the birthday, the Walt Whitman House Historic Site will be hosting special “Legacy” tours that focus on the work that Whitman created while living in Camden, as we…
When You Look on the River and Sky
May
25
Sat
Spencer Finch, a New York-based artist known for sculpture, installations, and drawings that capture fleeting natural phenomena and sensory experience, will create an interactive work on the RiverLink…
Walt Whitman House Historic Site – Legacy Tours
10:00AM
May
25
Sat
In the weeks surrounding the birthday, the Walt Whitman House Historic Site will be hosting special “Legacy” tours that focus on the work that Whitman created while living in Camden, as we…
When You Look on the River and Sky
May
26
Sun
Spencer Finch, a New York-based artist known for sculpture, installations, and drawings that capture fleeting natural phenomena and sensory experience, will create an interactive work on the RiverLink…
Walt Whitman House Historic Site – Legacy Tours
1:30PM
May
26
Sun
In the weeks surrounding the birthday, the Walt Whitman House Historic Site will be hosting special “Legacy” tours that focus on the work that Whitman created while living in Camden, as we…
Whitman Celebration Reading
3:00PM
May
26
Sun
Join SVJ for a reading highlighting the materials in their May, 2019 issue that are devoted to Walt Whitman. 
When You Look on the River and Sky
May
27
Mon
Spencer Finch, a New York-based artist known for sculpture, installations, and drawings that capture fleeting natural phenomena and sensory experience, will create an interactive work on the RiverLink…
When You Look on the River and Sky
May
28
Tue
Spencer Finch, a New York-based artist known for sculpture, installations, and drawings that capture fleeting natural phenomena and sensory experience, will create an interactive work on the RiverLink…
Opening event for Whitman Vignettes : Camden and Philadelphia, featuring poet Michael Dickman
4:00PM
May
28
Tue
Join us for the opening event of this dynamic exhibition, which will be on display through August. Schedule of evening:4:00 pm – Tour of exhibition with curator Lynne Farrington (Van P…
Contradict This! A Birthday Funeral for Heroes - Dress Rehearsal*
7:30PM
May
28
Tue
Contradict This!: A Birthday Funeral For HeroesCake, coffin, gavel, choir, composers, live musical trolling!On the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the much lauded homo poet Walt Whitman's birth, …
Whitman Vignettes: Camden & Philadelphia
May
29
Wed
This exhibition, in conjunction with the 200th anniversary, on May 31, 2019, of the birth of Walt Whitman, will examine fragments from Whitman's later life, spent in Camden and Philadelphia, exploring…
Spencer Finch
May
29
Wed
Planned to coincide with this New York-based artist's RiverLink ferry project for "Whitman at 200: Art and Democracy", this compact survey will provide a context for Finch's ongoing explorat…
When You Look on the River and Sky
May
29
Wed
Spencer Finch, a New York-based artist known for sculpture, installations, and drawings that capture fleeting natural phenomena and sensory experience, will create an interactive work on the RiverLink…
Walt Whitman House Historic Site – Legacy Tours
10:00AM
May
29
Wed
In the weeks surrounding the birthday, the Walt Whitman House Historic Site will be hosting special “Legacy” tours that focus on the work that Whitman created while living in Camden, as we…
Walt Whitman Association – 200th Birthday Celebration
5:00PM
May
29
Wed
On May 29th the Walt Whitman Association will be ringing in the 200th birthday of Walt Whitman with our time-honored Annual Walt Whitman Birthday Celebration and the regional Walt Whitman High School …
Lecture: Walt Whitman in Camden and Philadelphia
6:30PM
May
29
Wed
Follow the Good Gray Poet as he rides the ferries and explores the wharves on the Delaware River, sits and chats with friends on stoops in Germantown, loiters on Market Street or lectures in one of th…