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Weekends in the Studio! Collage Poems with Chidera Ikewibe

DATES: Sunday, October 8, 2023
TIME: 1pm- 4pm
LOCATION: 2nd floor, Education Studio

To Participate:

  • Drop-in to this family-friendly workshop between 1-4pm on Saturdays. No registration required.
  • This program is free with gallery admission.
  • This program is great for families and is open to all. All children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • Questions? Please contact Sophie Hinch, Education and Public Programs Coordinator at

Craft poems out of newspaper, magazines, markers, paint in this collage poem activity. Unleash your inner poet and inner artist at the same time! Chidera will show you the power words can have – create your own poem inspired by the words of Mary Ann Schadd Cary.

Weekends in the Studio is generously supported by Anne Safranyos and family. 

Meet the Artist: Chidera Ikewibe

Chidera Ikewibe or CHI.IKE is an Igbo Nigerian Canadian artist and poet whose work often combines her experiences and cultural identity. Her works often blends genre and mediums, mixing poems with paint or stories with mask making. When she is not making art she can be found listening to Kendrick Lamar, Kojey Radical, Fela and FKA Twigs who she sights as poetic inspirations.