Second Sunday Spoken Word Second_Sunday_Spoken_Word_Art_on_the_Terrace

Second Sunday Spoken Word is the first and only regularly scheduled monthly event devoted to the Spoken Word. We welcome all writers, including lyricists, to share their work on the second Sunday of every month. We believe in speaking out and are dedicated to giving people a voice. We are open to all readers, genres, and formats.


3-5 pm Spoken Word – original poetry, fiction, and non-fiction

5-6 pm Singers, songwriters, and other acoustic musicians


Performers may sign up in advance by contacting Robin Lampman at: LampmanRobin @  If there are open slots, you may add your name to the sign up sheet on the day of the event.

Second Sunday Spoken Word  

Every Second Sunday from 3-6 pm
Art on the Terrace Gallery,  776 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301

Updated information will be posted about 2 weeks before the event.

Spoken Word at Lighthouse Point Festival

Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 2 pm 
200 The Promenade at Lighthouse Point, Staten Island, New York 10301

  As part of the Lighthouse Point Festival on September 23rd at 2 p.m., the Staten Island Creative Community’s Spoken Word will present “Float Your Boat” inside the National Lighthouse Museum. Readers will present original writing about maritime visions, sea tales, lighthouses, oceans, puddles, and other things that “float their boats”. Poets and writers will include Dan Icolari, Joelle Morrison, Kevyn Fairchild, Rachel Sanchez, Tom Padovano, and Robin Lampman.

For more information or to sign up to read, contact the  SICC Literary Chairperson at or visit

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These events are made possible from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York Council on the Arts and with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature and is administered by Staten Island Arts.

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Robin Lampman is a published poet and an educator with thirty-five years of experience teaching in universities, high schools, and elementary schools. Read More

Art on the Terrace
776 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY  10301

Summer Hours:

Friday – 5:00pm to 8:00pm
Saturdays and Sundays – 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Second Saturdays & Reception Days – 12:00pm to 9:00pm