Poetry Writing Workshops with Lance Newman

July 16th, July 23, 1-3 pm

KMAC Museum, 715 W Main St., 40202


Calling all poets! Join KMAC Museum and local artist Lance Newman for our upcoming free-to-attend poetry writing workshops! 


KMAC is excited to host a number of exciting writing workshops throughout  July, with the first workshop taking place on Saturday, July 16th from 1-3pm. These workshops are free for participants and no registration is required.


These workshops are designed for new and established poets alike. Come out to hone your craft, learn more about the technical aspects of poetry, and prepare your work for slam poetry performances at KMAC and beyond!

July 16, 1-3 pm & July 23, 1-3 pm


Any questions about these workshops or KMAC's poetry programming can be directed to KMAC's Director of Engagement, Hunter Kissel, at hunter@kmacmuseum.org.

Lance G. Newman II was raised in Louisville, Kentucky. He is a writer, poet, host, actor, performing, visual and teaching artist. His experience is the culmination of a 16 year career performing around the country. As a playwright, he helped create plays such as the Smoketown Poetry OperaThe Westend Poetry Opera and The Blood Always Returns. Under the name SpreadLovEnterprise, he teaches his creative writing and public speaking curriculum in schools, community centers and service providing organizations. He hosts the largest and longest running poetry slam in Louisville, created the public art “LITS Project” on 4th Street,  and has been featured in newspapers, commercials and the feature film Frathouse.  Newman is better known by the moniker ‘Mr. SpreadLove,’ a local man of worldly talent.