Welcome to EcoArts Connections!
Pardon our virtual dust. We’re in the midst of a very exciting website redesign. In the meantime, here are some upcoming events.
January 24 – April 9, 2011 Seattle, WA
Washington State Convention Center North and South Gallerias
EXHIBIT Forecast: Communicating Weather and Climate is an arts/science visual art exhibit presented by the American Meteorological Society and EcoArts Connections, curated by Lele Barnett. Forecast features the work of 36 regionally, nationally, and internationally known Washington State-based artists, eight of whom collaborated with scientists to create new work specifically for this exhibit.
January 27, 2011 Boulder, CO
University of Colorado Museum of Natural History, Paleontology Hall, 7 pm,
Reception 6 pm
PANEL Inspiration, Impacts, and Action: An Arts/Science/Society Conversation is a discussion inspired by Chris Jordan’s photographs, the impact of mass consumption on the environment, and the possibilities of reuse, recycling, and renewal. Panelists are biologist Dr. Sharon Collinge, cultural journalist Jennifer Heath, and Zero Waste pioneer Eric Lombardi; moderated by EcoArts Connections director Marda Kirn.
January 27 – April 8, 2011
University of Colorado Museum of Natural History, BioLounge
EXHIBIT Running the Numbers: Portraits of Mass Consumption is a photography exhibition of Chris Jordan’s work making the statistics of mass consumption visceral
August 22 – December 31, 2011
University of Colorado Museum of Natural History and the JUMP Bus Route
EXHIBIT Bird Shift: The Anthropogenic Ornithology of North America features the work of artist Brian D. Collier and includes a new commission inspired by shifting bird habitats in Boulder County due to human encroachment, urbanization, and climate change and “bus birding” a project designed to inspire people to ride the bus and people on the bus to learn more about birds. Partners include the Museum, GO Boulder, Boulder County Nature Association, and others to be confirmed.
September 22 – October 1, 2011 Indianapolis, IN
Various locations throughout Indianapolis and beyond
EVENT FLOW: The White River Festival is a community-wide series of events facilitated by EcoArts Connections including performances, exhibits, talks, tours, and other activities surrounding visual artist Mary Miss’s FLOW: Can You See the River? project (see below).
Collaborators include the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Central Indiana Land Trust, Butler University Center for Urban Ecology, City of Indianapolis Office of Sustainability, Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Empower Results, Friends of the White River, Hoosier Environmental Council, IUPUI Center for Earth and Environmental Sciences, Indiana State Museum, Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis Zoo, Indy Parks, Marian University, Upper White River Watershed Alliance, and USGS
September 22, 2011 – August 2014
Indianapolis Museum of Art – Art & Nature Park and other locations
EXHIBIT FLOW; Can You See the River? will reveal important and unique elements of the White River water system through a series of installations at stopping points along the river and the canal , engaging visitors and increasing awareness of the watershed and the role it plays in the life of the city and its inhabitants. FLOW: Can You See the River? is created by visual artist Mary Miss, commissioned by the Indianapolis Museum of Art, with surrounding FLOW: White River Festival events facilitated by EcoArts Connections and collaborating organizations (see above).
January 17 – August 8, 2012
University of Colorado Museum of Natural History BioLounge
EXHIBIT the invisible connectedness of things will be a multimedia exhibition of work created by Los Angeles artist Kim Abeles bringing together smog, lichen, biodiversity, kids, adults, and inspiring people to ride the bus. Project partners include the Museum, GO Boulder, Manhattan Middle School, National Center for Atmospheric Research, and others to be confirmed.
Check out events that happened in 2008. We’ll be adding in 2009 and 2010 events in the redesigned site. Watch for our new site coming up soon in 2011.
Did you receive our postcard in the mail for EcoArts 08? If not, click here to download our PDF version and see the events that were held during Eco Arts 08.
Here is a PDF of the full calender for EcoArts 08.
If you need additional information, please see our Programs & Schedule page.
To volunteer, contribute, sponsor, or otherwise get involved, please please contact us.
Eiko & Koma © Harper Blanchet
Iceberg, Crystal Sound © Joan Myers