Museum Wants Your Words

Looking for local takes on exhibit

The Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art in Peekskill has invited artists to participate in a project called Writing the Walls II by creating plays and poems in response to works in its current group show, Word.

"I am listening," a charcoal drawing by Carla Rae Johnson of Peekskill in the "Word" Show.

“I am listening,” a charcoal drawing by Carla Rae Johnson of Peekskill in the ”Word” Show.

The deadline is Wednesday, July 20, and works that are selected will be added to the Word exhibit from August to its closing in December.

The submission fee is $25, which includes a museum membership. (Artists who are already members may submit free.) Writers may submit two or three poems or short plays. For specific requirements, visit The Word show can be viewed noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, or by appointment by emailing Jo-ann Brody at [email protected]

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