Gallup Poetry Slam

When: Every first Friday of the month from 6:30 – 8:30pm

Where: ART123 Gallery in downtown Gallup

Who: Poets, spoken word artists, and storytellers, come share your work and connect with other local artists!

All Poetry Slams also need an audience! Everyone is welcome to enjoy the performances at this FREE community event.

Event Structure & Guidelines: 

Open Mic: 

1. Advanced registration is not required, but is encouraged. Sign-ups will be handled on a first-come-first-served basis. Sign up via e-mail to or starting at 6:20pm the night of the event.

2. Poets may share either original or credited work for the Open Mic.

Slam Competition

1. Advanced registration is required for the Slam Competition, either via e-mail to or in-person by 7:15pm the night of the event.

2. Performers must present original work for the Competition.

3. Judges will be selected onsite.

Upcoming Events:

The Gallup Poetry Slam on Friday, March 2, 2018 will celebrate Women’s Poetry Month with poems by women, about women, and for women! 

Check gallupARTS’ Event Calendar for more upcoming Slams.

For more information, find the Gallup Poetry Slam on Facebook or e-mail coordinator Masha Deykute at