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Virtual Blackout Poetry Workshop
February 18, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join the Art Gallery of Windsor’s Digital Initiatives Coordinator and former Student Writer-in-Residence, Micaela Muldoon, for a Virtual Blackout Poetry Workshop on Thursday, February 18 at 7:00 pm, presented in partnership with the Windsor Youth Centre. You will take existing words on a page and create new meanings by curating whichever words you want. This type of poetry can be combined with visual art! Create a collage, a painting, or a sketch around and throughout your poem, or keep the simple elegance of the blackout itself. The choice is yours! Just come out and flex your creative muscles, and have a good time!

Suggested materials:
– pages from a magazine or newspaper or scanned from a book
– black marker and/or paint and/or collaging supplies (scissors, glue, coloured paper, printed images, hand-drawn images, magazines, newspapers)
OR use a blank Canva template ( and find an image of a page with words on it to use as a starting point.

Register at After you register, you will receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to join the Zoom meeting.

Questions? Contact Micaela at

Note: The AGW is dedicated to creating and fostering a safe online environment. The event will be monitored by AGW staff and volunteers to ensure the safety and well-being of all participants.

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Art Gallery of Windsor ⋅ 519-977-0013 ⋅

February 18, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Online event via Zoom