“Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.” — Edgar Allan Poe
The Edgar & Virginia Poe Death Exhibit
Visit an interactive art installation at the historic Westminster Hall & Burying Ground, where Poe's body and casket will lie in state in a re-enactment of the dark and somber day Poe was laid to rest.
Young Saturday ‘Visiter’ Awards
The Young Saturday ‘Visiter’ Awards (SVAs) are a new honor, presented by Poe Baltimore and the Baltimore National Heritage Area, recognizing High School students in Maryland who create artistic works inspired by Edgar Allan Poe.  The prizes honor media, art, performance and writing that adapts or is inspired by Poe’s life and works, created by a High School student […]
Poe Death Exhibit at Westminster Hall (Extended!)
Timed entry, October 10 - 14. Each ticket admits one person. **The Edgar & Virginia Poe Death Exhibit will open during the <a href="http://poefestinternational.eventbrite.com">International Edgar Allan Poe Festival & Awards.</a> The event is extended October 10-14th. <a href="http://poefestinternational.eventbrite.com">Festival weekend tickets can be purchased here.</a>** Visit an interactive art installation at the historic Westminster Hall & Burying Ground. Edgar Allan Poe's body and casket will lie in state in a re-enactment of the dark and somber day Poe was laid to rest. Tour the various conspiracies that plague Poe's legacy and how the very clothes he wore offer clues to his mysterious death. Then pay your respects at a special candle-light vigil for the master of horror and mystery. Included this year: the NEW "Virginia Poe Bicentennial Death Exhibit." A mobile app and live guide are provided to answer your questions!
2022 International Edgar Allan Poe Festival & Awards
Poe Baltimore invites you to darken Poe’s chamber door at the fourth annual International Edgar Allan Poe Festival and Awards, October 8 & 9, 2022. This FREE, two-day outdoor event will feature Poe-themed performances, art, vendors and food, celebrating Poe’s life, works and his influence in the arts.