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Art of Haiku

Thursday May 30, 2019

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6500 Coors Blvd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87120




Kent Swanson

Phone: 897-8831
Website: Click to Visit

The Open Space Visitor Center hosts an art exhibit featuring some of New Mexico’s best poets and calligraphers. Haiga is a form of Japanese painting with simple imagery typically accompanied by a Haiku poem. The exhibit is in conjunction with the annual Poets’ Picnic. The exhibit will be on display through June 9. See or call 505-897-8831 for more details.

See also: Found Objects

575 in the 505

The Open Space Visitor Center, powerhouse of the Albuquerque art scene that it has become, has done it again, pairing haiku poets with visual artists for The Art of Haiku at the Open Space Visitor Center (6500 Coors Blvd. NW). Join poets and artists for an artists’ reception this Saturday, May 25 from 2pm to 4pm. Before, during or after, feel free to wander about the open space and compose your own haiku. For more information about this free, all-ages event, see

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See also: Art Magnified

Haiku in Review

The Art of Haiku at the Open Space Visitor Center

Poem in the branches of the desert willow by Jane Lipman.
Photo by Clarke Condé
The Art of Haiku exhibit, and Jane Lipman's poem in particular, pairs well with the purpose of the Open Space Visitor Center. How much time do we need to spend contemplating nature and our place within the greater scheme of the universe?

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