On behalf of The Merwin Conservancy ‘ohana, we invite you to become a Green Room Patron in support of our Memorial Series with a $500 contribution.
When you become a Patron, we will set aside two tickets for each of our four programs (no need to purchase them yourself!), welcome you at all four of our VIP pre-event receptions and seat you in our VIP section.
The Green Room Memorial Series events include the following presentations:
Dr. Pualani Kanaka‘ole Kanahele reading from W.S. Merwin’s The Folding Cliffs and discussing the narrative of 19th century Hawai‘i through a kanaka maoli
10/9/19 at Honolulu Museum of Art
10/13/19 at Maui Arts & Cultural Center Receptions at 5:30PM, Talks at 7:00PM
Joy Harjo, 2019-2020 U.S. Poet Laureate reads from her stunning works of poetry
1/28/20 at Honolulu Museum of Art
1/30/20 at Maui Arts & Cultural Center: Receptions at 5:30PM, Talks at 7:00PM
Robert Hass (former U.S. Poet Laureate) & Forrest Gander (2019 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry) sharing the stage for readings and conversation in celebration of the beauty of language
12/11/19 at Honolulu Museum of Art
12/13/19 at Maui Arts & Cultural Center
Receptions at 5:30PM, Talks at 7:00PM
Poets Edward Hirsch, Naomi Shihab Hye, Jane Hirshfield & Kevin Young presenting readings and conversation that celebrate W.S. Merwin’s indelible mark on writers worldwide
3/18/20 at Honolulu Museum of Art
3/20/20 at Maui Arts & Cultural Center: Receptions at 5:30PM, Talks at 7:00PM