Scribbles from the salon – QUT Art Museum, Tuesday 19 June

Salon de Fleurus installation view.

Step back in time and join us at Gertrude Stein’s Parisian Salon de Fleurus, which existed at 27 rue de Fleurus from 1904–34, for an evening of poetry readings inspired by Stein, an influential American author, poet and art collector. Credited as the ‘first museum of modern art’, the salon was one of the first gathering places for burgeoning artists and writers including Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald and Stein herself, along with her brother Leo Stein and her life partner Alice B. Toklas.

Poetry presented and written by Ella Jeffery, Emily O’Grady, Laura Kenny, Zenobia Frost, Rebecca Cheers and Anna Jacobson, Creative Writing Higher Degree Research students at QUT. Event organised by Dr Penny Holliday and Sarah Holland-Batt, academics, QUT Creative Industries Faculty.

The event will run from 6.15 – 8.15pm and is free. Light refreshments included. More information is available on the QUT Art Museum website. and please register to attend at the Eventbrite site.