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The Clifton House (Canceled)

A Creative Sanctuary, Workshop and Gallery Space for Established and Emerging Artists and Writers of All Ages

The Clifton House (Canceled)

A Creative Sanctuary, Workshop and Gallery Space for Established and Emerging Artists and Writers of All Ages

pledged of $95,000pledged of $95,000 goal
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Funding Canceled
Funding for this project was canceled by the project creator on Aug 4 2019
Last updated August 4, 2019
 

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    8 x 10 Lucille Clifton Photo

    Never-before published photograph of Lucille Clifton, curated by the Clifton family

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    8 x 10 Fred Clifton Photo

    Unpublished photo of Fred Clifton, curated by the Clifton Family

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    Framed Lucille Clifton poem

    8 x 10 framed Lucille Clifton poem, curated by Clifton family.

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    Blessing the Boats

    Lucille Clifton's National Book Award Winning book of poems, inscribed with a "thank you" from her family.

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    Good Woman: Poems and a Memoir

    1988 Finalist for Pulitzer Prize in poetry, Lucille Clifton's collection of poems and lyrical memoir, inscribed with a "thank you" from the family.

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    The Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton

    The Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton 1965–2010 combines all eleven of Lucille Clifton's published collections with more than fifty previously unpublished poems. The unpublished poems feature early poems from 1965–1969, a collection-in-progress titled the book of days (2008), and a poignant selection of final poems. An insightful foreword by Nobel Prize–winning author Toni Morrison and comprehensive afterword by noted poet Kevin Young frames Clifton's lifetime body of work, providing the definitive statement about this major America poet's career. Inscribed with "thank you" from the family.

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    Children's Book Collection

    Five children's books by Lucille Clifton or Fred Clifton, curated by the family. May include well-known titles such as Some of the Days of Everett Anderson, Don't You Remember? The Boy Who Didn't Believe in Spring, My Friend Jacob, or Darl.

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    Poetry and Prose Book Collection

    Three books of Lucille Clifton's poetry, curated by the family. May include well-known titles such as Good Times, Good News About the Earth, Quilting, Next, Generations, or The Terrible Stories.

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    Poster + Book Collection

    Copy of poster listing names of "Vision Supporters". This original art will be permanently displayed in The Clifton House entryway; plus five books of Lucille Clifton's poetry; each inscribed with a "thank you" from the family.

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    Poster + Books + Art Print

    Copy of Vision Supporter Poster featuring your name. Poster will be permanently displayed in the Clifton House entryway. Plus five curated poetry or children's books by Lucille Clifton, plus one unframed print of an original painting by Fred Clifton.

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    Poster + Books + Event Invite

    "Vision Supporters" poster featuring your name, plus ten curated children's and poetry books, plus an invitation to the Clifton House Gratitude Event, to be held at The Clifton House at a 2020 date TBD. Airfare and lodging (if applicable) not included.

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    Poster + Books + VIP Invite + Voucher

    Copy of poster listing names of "Vision Supporters". This original art will be permanently displayed in The Clifton House entryway.

    Ten curated children's and poetry books, plus a VIP invitation to the Clifton House Gratitude Event, to be held at The Clifton House at a 2020 date TBD. VIPs receive voucher for one-night stay in one of the Clifton House artist rooms; to be scheduled at a future date according to availability.

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    Poster + VIP Event + Voucher + Library

    Copy of poster listing names of "Vision Supporters". This original art will be permanently displayed in The Clifton House entryway.

    VIP invitation to the Clifton House Gratitude Event, to be held at The Clifton House at a 2020 date TBD. Voucher for two-night stay in one of the Clifton House artist rooms; to be scheduled at a future date according to availability. Airfare and lodging (if applicable) for Gratitude Event not included.

    Naming rights to Clifton House Library; supporter names will be permanently engraved on a plaque displayed in the Clifton House library, and 25 books will be permanently labeled "Donated by" and backer's name.

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    Poster + Books + VIP Invite + Event

    Copy of poster listing names of "Vision Supporters". This original art will be permanently displayed in The Clifton House entryway.

    Ten curated children's and poetry books, each inscribed with a "thank you" from the family.

    VIP invitation to the Clifton House Gratitude Event, to be held at The Clifton House at a 2020 date TBD. Voucher for two-night stay in one of the Clifton House artist rooms; to be scheduled at a future date according to availability. Airfare and lodging (if applicable) for Gratitude Event not included.

    Custom cultural/arts catered event held at The Clifton House. Examples: poetry readings, art exhibition, birthday reception, personal performance, etc. Clifton House management will provide planning services, working closely with Backer to ensure high quality and vision alignment. Event will be held at a future date, mutually agreed upon by Clifton House management and Backer. Airfare and lodging (if applicable) not included.

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