In this creative writing workshop, we will gain inspiration from portraits of poets and writers in the National Portrait Gallery’s collection. Using guided writing exercises, we will respond to works of art and literature to create new writing. Open to wrtiers of all levels and genres, ages 18 and up.

The Portrait Gallery strives to provide programs that are accessible to all visitors. If you have questions about the accessibility of this program, or if you would like to request real-time captioning (CART), sign language interpretation, or any other accommodations, please contact Two weeks’ advance notice is appreciated for requesting accommodations.

Image Credit: Langston Hughes (detail) by Edward Henry Watson, 1932. National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Insitution. © 1981 Center for Creative Photography, Arizona Board of Regents

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