Welcome to James Hearst: Interpreting “The Farmstead."
Funded in part by Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area, the
James & Meryl Hearst Center for the Arts is pleased to launch this
website memorializing the center’s benefactor, the farmer-poet and
teacher, James Hearst.
‘Virtually meet’ the man, James Hearst. Witness decades of his life in
family photos and in his poetry and autobiographical essays. Discover
powerful universal truths cloaked in Hearst’s poetry about everyday life
on the farm. Hear his graveled tenor voice as he reads his poems. See
this remarkable man in conversation about his unique, challenging, and
remarkable life on the audio and video clips found here.