Liturgical Arts Festival 

Ekphrastic Event 2024

Springfield Poets and Writers again collaborates with the Liturgical Arts Festival -- and the artists of The Pharmacy Gallery -- in an ekphrastic event in which writers take inspiration from visual art works, and respond in poetry or prose. View the art works page to see the works of art submitted for inspiration. 

More details, updated Sunday March 24, 2024:

Liturgical Arts Festival Theme: "Creation: Revelation of the Divine."

March 24: deadline to choose an artwork about which to write. Email your choice to or 

April 14: Deadline to submit writings to or

May 6: Public art show and readings, 7 PM at the Pharmacy Gallery, 623 East Adams, Springfield IL. Program name: "Antiphon: Verse Responds to Arts Responds to Spirit"