Recommended for ages 8 to 14
Write poems about your own life using your location in the world. A scholar and performer, Mike Sonksen, aka, Mike the Poet, is a third-generation Los Angeles native acclaimed for poetry performances, articles, and mentoring teen writers. His most recent book, Poetics of Location, was published by Writ Large Press.
ATTENDING THIS PROGRAM?
Ticketing: These free workshops are designed for up to 20 students. Reservations are encouraged: visit workshops.826la.org or call 310-915-0200. Drop-ins are welcome, if space allows.
Parking: Under the museum, $6 cash flat rate on weekends. Cash only.
The Hammer is dedicated to providing a comfortable and engaging experience for all ages. Children under 12 are welcome to visit with adult companions.
All Hammer public programs are free and made possible by a major gift from an anonymous donor.
Generous support is also provided by Susan Bay Nimoy and Leonard Nimoy, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, The Samuel Goldwyn Foundation, an anonymous donor, and all Hammer members.
Public programs advancing social justice are presented by the Ford Foundation.
Digital presentation of Hammer public programs is made possible by the Billy and Audrey L. Wilder Foundation.
Hammer Kids is made possible through the generosity of the Anthony & Jeanne Pritzker Family Foundation. Hammer Kids also receives support from friends of the Hammer Museum’s Kids’ Art Museum Project (K.A.M.P.), an annual family fundraiser. Additional funding is provided by The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation and The Winnick Family Foundation.