About

The Walt Whitman Arts Center is a multi-cultural literary, performing and visual arts center dedicated to continuing its namesake’s legacy of artistic excellence. The Center has become a hub for authors, both well-known and emerging, and its busy calendar features author’s readings, dance, ongoing open-mic nights, and a variety of music and theater performances.

Visit the 19th century home of Walt Whitman, one of America’s most renowned poets. Whitman purchased the home in 1884 and lived there until his death in 1892. The fully restored Walt Whitman house is a state historic site and National Historic Landmark.