Springfield Area Arts Council

Poetry Out Loud Central Illinois Regional Contest

February 15 @ 4:00 pm 7:00 pm

Black and White Poetry Out Loud Logo with Microphone and the words:A partnership of National Endowment for the Arts and Poetry Foundation

The Springfield Area Arts Council will host the Poetry Out Loud Central Illinois Regional Contest on Thursday, February 15, at 4:00 P.M. in Peggy Ryder Theatre at the Hoogland Center for the Arts.  There is no admission cost, and all are welcome.  The venue is accessible.

Poetry Out Loud is a national arts education program that encourages the study of great poetry by offering free educational materials and a dynamic recitation competition for high school students across the country.  This program helps students master public speaking skills, build self-confidence, and learn about literary history and contemporary life.  It is a partnership of the National Endowment for the Arts, Poetry Foundation, and state and jurisdictional arts agencies.

Free

Springfield Area Arts Council

217-753-3519

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Hoogland Center for the Arts

420 South Sixth Street
Springfield, IL 62701 United States
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217-523-2787
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