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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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 […]

Souper Bowl

Souper Bowl

Posted by on Feb 3, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Clay for Change The EIGHTH ANNUAL Boston SOUPER BOWL [Please note that this event occurs two weeks after the football event. There are four entry times: 2pm, 3pm, 4pm and 5pm.] On Sunday, February 21st, from 2-6 PM at Haley House Bakery Café in Roxbury’s Dudley Square, more than a dozen chefs will serve soups […]

Marissa Ciampi Micrograntee 2015/16

Marissa Ciampi Micrograntee 2015/16

Posted by on Feb 1, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Marissa Ciampi, Photography Sustainability Microgrant Awardee 2015/16 For the past six years I’ve been working at a retail greenhouse, which is part of a larger 60-acre greenhouse corporation. This past summer was my first time working with the wholesale production of plants and it completely changed the way I looked at the flowers we sell. […]

REUSE REVOLUTION

REUSE REVOLUTION

Posted by on Jan 27, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

 Clean Water Action Reuse Revolution campaign   The Sustainability Incubator is a no single use classroom.  What does this mean?? Do you ever notice the pile of trash that is left over when you’re done with your take-out meal? Our “throw-away” lifestyle creates tons of waste from single-use products that we use for just a […]

Art of Life in the Anthropocene reading

Art of Life in the Anthropocene reading

Posted by on Jan 25, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

This is a really interesting read for those of you who are trying, with me, to figure out what it means to make work in this moment of ecological uncertainty… The Art of Life in the Anthropocene by David Bellio Flower creation, maggot painting, microbe literature, and bio art. April 13th, 2013, Los Angeles Review […]