Helen S. Schaefer Poetry Center


The University of Arizona Poetry Center is located in one of three new landmark buildings in the nation for the celebration and study of poetry. The Poetry Center houses 70,000 items of contemporary poetry in its open-access library collection, including a unique digital collection of recorded readings dating back to 1960’s. A leading national literary arts destination, the Poetry Center offers exhibitions, a Reading and Lecture Series, classes and workshops, discussion groups, and award-winning K-12 and family programs. Docent-led tours are available Saturdays from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. See our website for information on current programs.

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