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Art in the Ecosphere Symposium – Art Exhibit and Talk with Wes Jackson, Terry Evans, Celka Straughn

Date: Tuesday, May 28, 2019


Spencer Museum of Art
1301 Mississippi St
Lawrence, KS 66045

The Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission and Ecosphere Studies at the Land Institute will host Art in the Ecosphere, a symposium to connect Kansas practitioners with selected organizations from around the country working to center and support art and artists as part of an ecological worldview. As part of the symposium to highlight the growing field of art and ecology in order to contemplate the role of art in changing how we relate to the ecosphere and our place in it and to imagine new models and possibilities for ecospheric arts programming in our region, a public art exhibit and forum will be held at the end of the symposium.

6:30-7:30   Power of Place exhibit open at the Spencer Museum of Art

7:30-9:00  Keynote Panel Discussion:
featuring Wes Jackson, President Emeritus of The Land Institute; Terry Evans, photographer; and Celka Straughn, Andrew W. Mellon Director of Public Practice, Education, and Research at the Spencer Museum of Art; moderated by Aubrey Streit Krug of The Land Institute with introduction by Saralyn Reece Hardy, Marilyn Stokstad Director of the Spencer Museum of Art

Read more information on the symposium here.

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