from students, faculty, and staff
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.
From the BOG
Images from Massachusetts College of Art and Design student Kayla Rich tell a modern story of civil protest reminiscent of our past. This is a series I did using photographs I’ve taken at recent protests in Boston rallying against hatred, xenophobia, sexism, homophobia, and more. While editing my photos, I noticed how much they looked […]
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.
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 […]
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. […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]