In the Garden: Exhibition & Poetry Contest @ the BAC

In the Garden: Claudette Losier, Wayne Moore, Victoria Pearce & Susan Rankin

Runs from Apr 12, 2014 – Jun 1, 2014

As part of the In the Garden exhibition, you are invited to participate in a Haiku Poetry Contest. Winners will have their haiku poems published in the exhibition catalogue which will be launched at the closing reception. Come and sit in our garden and become inspired by the art of Victoria Pearce, Claudette Losier, Wayne Moore and Susan Rankin.

To participate in the contest, visit the In the Garden exhibition beginning April 12, 2014, and write a haiku inspired by the show. Then submit your haiku before April 30, 2014. A haiku is a short, three-lined Japanese poem. The first line has five syllables, the second line has seven, and the third line has five.

There are three age groups for this contest: Group A (ages 10-14); Group B (ages 15-19); and Group C (ages 19+). Winners will receive a monetary prize and have their haiku poems published in the exhibition catalogue which will be launched at the closing reception on May 25, 2014.

How to enter:

  1. Visit the In the Garden exhibition beginning April 12, 2014, and write a haiku inspired by the show. Then submit your haiku by April 30, 2014 in the box located in the gallery.
  2. If you are unable to visit the exhibition before April 30, be inspired by a garden of your choice. Submit your haiku before April 30, 2014 by email to salyc@thebac.ca with HAIKU in the subject line.

Include your name, age group, address and email address.

The In the Garden exhibition will run April 12, 2014 until June 1, 2014. Some haiku will be displayed in the gallery during the exhibition. In the Garden will feature pieces by Victoria Pearce, Claudette Losier, Wayne Moore and Susan Rankin around Victor Cicansky’s piece Garden Ruins from the BAC collection.

thebac.ca/get-involved/ events1/haiku-poetry-contest

WINNERS ANNOUNCED MAY 25

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