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School Poetry Takeover

31 May
Poetry takeover2
Summary:
Calling all students Years 4 -11! What does local history mean to you? All schools throughout South Australia are invited to participate in a poetry-developing activity. Pick an object from your local museum and create a poem relating to the theme ‘change’
When:
Anytime in May
Where
Virtual
Topic:
History & heritage
Audience
Youth
Cost
Free
Contacts:
Name:
Holdfast Bay History Centre

Location

How to enter?

1. Find an object or artwork in an online collection that you find interesting and is a source of inspiration for you.

2. Choose an object or artwork that you love! It could be a work that makes you feel something, maybe you’re excited by the colour, texture, form, or content of the work, anything that draws you to it.

3. Develop a poem inspired by the object and relating to the theme ‘change’. Think about the different kinds of poetry: It could be a haiku, a limerick, free verse (no rules!), spoken word/slam, a sonnet, anything!

4. Submit your poem & object image by 31 May 2020

View your Local History Collection

Our catalogue can easily be searched by selecting ‘images’ in the box labelled ‘everything’ on the main catalogue page.

A few search suggestions: Glenelg or Brighton Jetty, beach, swimsuit, bathing cap, sideshow, Magic Mountain

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