Higher Education Institutions Urge the Biden Administration to Support a Strong 2030 U.S. Climate Target

Release Date Thursday April 8, 2021 MassArt is pleased to be a part of this effort, and we have signed this letter to the President.  Boston, Massachusetts (April 8, 2021) – According to a letter sent to the White House today, 75 colleges and universities across the United States are calling on the Biden-Harris Administration to adopt a target of …

Read moreHigher Education Institutions Urge the Biden Administration to Support a Strong 2030 U.S. Climate Target

New COF course: Climate Justice in Environmental Education

I’m excited to share with you a flyer to advertise the two-course sequence that will be piloted this fall with the support of a grant from Bringing Theory to Practice.  Cross-registration will open on April 15, administered by the registrar at Simmons. Students will need to take both two-credit classes, in succession, to gain credit.  Together, …

Read moreNew COF course: Climate Justice in Environmental Education

Environmental Forum course Spring 2021

Environmental ForumWentworthTuesday 6:30-8:30pmProfessor Cynthia Williams (williamsc6@wit.edu) From the WIT course catalogue:  This course offers an exploration of contemporary issues in sustainability and the environment, with each semester focusing on a different theme. Past themes include Urban Ecology, Food and Food Scarcity, and Cultures of Sustainability. The course features weekly lectures by local, regional, and national experts, …

Read moreEnvironmental Forum course Spring 2021

11/17 Beatrice Glow artist talk

Beatrice Glow artist talk#6 in the Climate Change and Contemporary Art Lecture Series Thursday November 1711:45-12:45 In service of public history and a more socially and environmentally just future, Beatrice Glow often co-labors with scholars, scientists and community stakeholders to assemble surviving fragments and question colonialist histories. Her ongoing research into the social histories of plants provides vignettes …

Read more11/17 Beatrice Glow artist talk

11/10 Erin Genia artist talk

Erin Genia, Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota, Artist in Residence for the City of Boston#5 in the Climate Change and Contemporary Art Lecture SeriesTuesday 11/10 10-11amI will be discussing my work centering Dakota philosophy in my community organizing and creative practice as a multidisciplinary artist working in sound, clay, stone, performance, painting, video, light, and fiber arts. I’ll discuss …

Read more11/10 Erin Genia artist talk

10/29 Porfirio Gutierrez fibers talk

Porfirio GutiérrezMassArt Fibers Visiting Artist ConversationThursday October 29th 12 – 1 pmMassArt Fibers invites you to attend our second visiting artist engagement of our 2020-2021 school year:For this year’s visiting artist engagements, we are inviting attendees to study the work of the artist ahead of time, via the artists’ websites and other offerings we’ll put …

Read more10/29 Porfirio Gutierrez fibers talk

10/29 Textile Waste 101 with FABSCRAP

Textile Waste 101 with FABSCRAPThursday, October 29, 2020 at 12pmZoom PresentationFor more info: ctuttle@massart.edu Camille Tagle, CoFounder and COO at FABSCRAP will speak to theMassArt community about the fashion industry’s textile waste issue,including residential versus commercial waste, what happens in thedesign process to contribute to the waste issue, as well as provideinformation about headers and …

Read more10/29 Textile Waste 101 with FABSCRAP

11/10 Threads of Identity

Threads of Identity:The Voices Behind Clothes We WearNovember 10, 20206-7pm This discussion explores current labor practices within the fashion industry through the garment workers’ lens and artisan networks. We focus on the multitude and diversity of workers’ voices, their life circumstances, and the choices they face in providing for their families and maintaining their livelihood …

Read more11/10 Threads of Identity