Sunken Garden Poetry Festival: John Murillo

This event features headline poet John Murillo, along with Matt Donovan; Emily Carlson, winner of the Sunken Garden Chapbook Poetry Prize; and a musical performance by Among the Acres.

Seating is limited and advance purchase of admission is strongly encouraged. Don’t fret if you cannot be there in person. You can tune in from the comfort of your home with a Livestream presentation as it happens.

Please bring a blanket, chairs, and a picnic if you like.


3:30 pm   Gates open
4 pm        Emily Carlson reading
4:30 pm   Musical Performance by Among the Acres
5:15 pm   Matt Donovan reading
7 pm        John Murillo reading

For additional poetry events, see 2022 Sunken Garden Poetry Festival or our Calendar.


In-person Ticket
Advance tickets: $20 adults; $10 student & children under 18; $10 museum members;
After August 14 & at the gate: $25
Purchase in-person tickets here
For reserved seating, please join The Live Poets Society.

Livestream Ticket
$15 per household
Enjoy the world-class Sunken Garden Poetry Festival from the comforts of your own backyard or couch!
Purchase livestream tickets here