What you get out of Listen Hear is likely to depend on your familiarity with Gardner and her museum itself. But it provides all visitors with a new way to think about how the relationship between art and the viewer is a symbiotic one.
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“It’s one thing to have poetry events in Cambridge, but there is really no accessible slam on this side of the river in Boston,” says slammaster Janae Johnson. “One of our main goals is to have an accessible venue where poets can express themselves in a safe space free of racism, homophobia, transphobia, sexism, et cetera.”
ACCESS THE ARTS: ENJOY ALL THE SCENE HAS TO OFFER
If you're a student who blew through your semester’s savings by the end of September, someone who hands over each paycheck directly to their landlord, or someone busy working to find work, sneezing next to one of greater Boston's many arts institutions can feel like an overdraft threat to your bank account. That should’t be the case, and in many instances, it’s not.