Black Arts Matter Festival brings together musicians, poets, dancers, and other artists in an interdisciplinary celebration of black artistry. Find out which poets are coming to the 2022 Black Arts Matter Festival and when you can see them perform. This page will be updated with the names of poets who advance to semi-finals and finals.
New for 2022, purchase a Poetry Slam Pass to see all three days of competition.
Poetry Slam Pass Pricing:
- General Admission $50
- Members/Faculty/Staff $47
- UW-Madison Students/Youth (Under 17): $40
Single tickets to each day of the slam are available for purchase as well, starting at $10.