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Fort Greene Park Walt Whitman Walking Tour + Poetry Open Mic

  • Fort Greene Park Brooklyn, NY 11205 (map)

Join the Fort Greene Park Conservancy, in collaboration with the Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership, for our first Walt Whitman Walking Tour of the year! Learn about the history of Fort Greene Park and Walt Whitman's contribution as an advocate. Tour is 120 minutes long and will take place inside Fort Greene Park starting at the Visitor Center.

This special April tour is being offered in celebration of National Poetry Month! In addition, please join us in the park at 3:00pm by the Visitor Center for a special open mic event, featuring Whitman's poetry and other readings from young poets.

Meet at the Visitor Center at 11:00 a.m.

Event is free of charge, but kindly register here.

Special thank you to tour collaborators American Opera Projects and The Walt Whitman Project.

Earlier Event: February 1
Troubled Americans
Later Event: May 31
Brooklyn Public Library