MassArt Sustainability

MassArt is committed to designing solutions that connect social justice, health, and the environment through curricular activities and project planning. MassArt Sustainability Initiative stems from one of four of the College's strategic goals, and defines MassArt as an ecosystem of interconnected economic, environmental, and human resources that work to define, develop, support, and communicate the visionary work of our students, faculty, and staff.

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Emelie Bergh 16′ featured in Rising Tide

Emelie Bergh 16′ featured in Rising Tide

Posted by on Nov 15, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Check out the great writeup about Emelie Bergh’s senior fashion thesis collection in Design Indaba Rising Tide: Fashion that address the end of the world Emelie Bergh’s collection Rising Tide captures her feelings of dread and presents an impression of the impact of climate change on the levels of the ocean.  

Posted by on Oct 24, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

From MassArt student: Francisco Ormaza who is at Standing Rock creating art to support the protection of water against the building of the DAPL Pipelin: My friends and family,  this is a mass message to spread information about the current actions at the standing rock resistance.  As you may know in the conflicts at standing […]

10/19 COF Center for Sustainability Student Social

10/19 COF Center for Sustainability Student Social

Posted by on Oct 10, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Please join us for the Fall 2016 Student Social, Pizza and Climate Initiative Simulation  from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on 10/19/16 –  at MassArt Design and Media Center — 3rd floor, Huntington Room.   $500 sustainability mini-grants will also be discussed.  Green Teams will have pre-event social starting at 5 p.m.    Please RSVP via http://cofteachin.eventbrite.com/ before 10/17. […]

10/14 Green Arts Network Showcase

10/14 Green Arts Network Showcase

Posted by on Oct 10, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The 2nd Annual Green Arts Network Artist Showcase will be held on October 14, 2016 from 12pm-6pm. Come celebrate sustainability with artwork, local grassroots organizations, and open discussion on climate politics! Help MassArt’s Clay for Change ceramics group raise funds for RESIST THE PIPELINE, the movement against the West Roxbury lateral pipeline! More local organizations […]

COF Minor in Sustainability Info Meeting

COF Minor in Sustainability Info Meeting

Posted by on Sep 29, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

COF Minor in Sustainability Starting this year it’s available to MassArt students. The COF Minor a great way for students to become more involved in sustainability studies in the curriculum: not only at MassArt but in partner schools in COF. You can find out more about the COF Minor in Sustainability here: http://www.colleges-fenway.org/center-for-sustainability-and-the-environment/cof-minor-in-sustainability/ This is […]

Microgrants 2016/17

Microgrants 2016/17

Posted by on Sep 25, 2016 in microgrants | No Comments

We’ve released the information for applying for Sustainability Microgrants this fall… Sustainability Initiative Microgrant 2015/16 GRANT CYCLE Massachusetts College of Art’s Sustainability Initiative is pleased to offer students the opportunity to apply for mini-grants with which to pursue projects and initiatives that promote sustainability. Projects granted will be widely promoted to the Massart and COF […]

Restored exhibition 2/24 Wednesday reception 6:00-8:00pm

Restored exhibition 2/24 Wednesday reception 6:00-8:00pm

Posted by on Feb 24, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

You are invited to the opening reception of ReStored: Sustainable Work at MassArt at the Brant Gallery tonight 2/24 6:00-8:00pm.  The show runs till 3/16. ReStored: Sustainable Work at MassArt, 2/24-3/16 Wednesday 2/24, 6:00-8:00pm reception in Brant Gallery An exhibition by the ReStore and the Sustainability Initiative highlighting sustainable work made by members of the MassArt community held […]

Mass Recyle Challenge

Mass Recyle Challenge

Posted by on Feb 18, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

pdf of contest rules  

ReUse Documentary in Randolph

ReUse Documentary in Randolph

Posted by on Feb 17, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Reuse documentary showing on Thursday February 25th at the Randolph Cinema through Sustainable Braintree.  Alex Eaves is a Norwell native with a passion for reusing and is a great speaker. There needs to be 60 more tickets sold in 2 days to make the event possible. Film: REUSE! Because You Can’t Recycle the Planet Theater: Showcase […]