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The Massachusetts College of Art and Design is committed to leadership in designing solutions to one of the defining social, economic, and ecological challenges of the twenty-first century: climate change.

Heading for Extinction XR talk

Heading for Extinction and What to do About It?  A talk by the Extinction Rebellion Tuesday February 25 7-8pm D110co-sponsored by MassArt Action for the Planet.  We are in the midst of an unprecedented climate crisis and ecological breakdown that threatens the continuation of life as we know it: record atmospheric carbon levels, global temperature rise, deforestation, …

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Mary Mattingly and Kirsten Swenson

Mary Mattingly in conversation with UMASS Lowell art historian Kirsten Swenson: How can art and utopian thought cultivate systematic social change?  Tuesday March 3rd at 6:30pm, Kennedy 406   Mary Mattingly is a visual artist who works in social practice, photography, performance, and installation (marymattingly.com). Among her recent projects is Swale, an edible landscape established on …

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Fashion and Sustainability talk

   Thursday, October 4 at 6:30pm to 7:30pm  Design and Media Center, DMC Lecture Hall 621 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115 FASHION DESIGN: TRENDS, TOOLS, AND SUSTAINABILITY MassArt Continuing Education Presents: Think Thursdays Fashion Trends, Tools, and Sustainability Speakers: Jennifer Varekamp, Christian Restrepo, Margaret Young Moderated by Carlos Villamil Fashion is personal. What we wear, where it …

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COF Minigrants 18/19

Six mini-grants of up to $500 available Application deadline is December 3, 2018. Awards will be given during January Student Social. The COF Center for Sustainability and Environment is pleased to offer an opportunity for students to apply for mini-grants in support of research, projects or initiatives supporting sustainability. Projects will be highlighted at the …

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Fall Advising for the COF Minor

Fall advising sessions (All minors must attend one of these sessions): Tuesday 9/18 11-12 DMC Atrium Wednesday 10/10 1:30-2:30 DMC Atrium Thursday 10/18 10-11am DMC Atrium We’ll discuss new classes, minor requirements, etc.  If you cannot attend, email Jane for an appointment jmarsching@massart.edu